The Office of Sponsored Research and Programs (OSRP) supports the research, scholarly, creative and programmatic activities of faculty and staff at Hope College. 

Services available through OSRP include:

  • Identification and tracking of external funding opportunities
  • Project management support for proposal submissions
  • Proposal development assistance and support, including budgets and budget justifications
  • Proposal editing, review and feedback
  • Training and development
  • Proposal revision and resubmission support
  • Assistance with complying with grantee standards

Grantee Spotlight and Latest News

  1. Hope students and alumni receive prestigious fellowships!

    Posted by Ronald Fleischmann

    One Hope student and two Hope alumni received National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fe...

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  2. Strategies for Successfully Mentoring Undergraduate Researchers

    Posted by Ronald Fleischmann

    A recent article in Ecology and Evolution highlights successfully strategies for successfully mentor...

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  3. Tips to Craft Your Proposal Need Statement

    Posted by Ronald Fleischmann

    The Need Statement of your proposal is the most important sections of your grant–it justifies ...

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  4. Congratulations to our undergraduate researchers!

    Posted by Ronald Fleischmann

    On 12 April 2019, Hope College hosted its annual Celebration of Undergraduate Research and Creative ...

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  5. Virginia McDonough receives new NIH award

    Posted by Ronald Fleischmann

    Virginia McDonough, Professor of Biology, received a new National Institutes of Health (NIH) award o...

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  6. Register Now for an NIH Virtual Panel Session

    Posted by Ronald Fleischmann

    The Office of Sponsored Research and Programs at Hope College and the Office for Sponsored Programs ...

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Hope by the Numbers

  • 28Grants and Contracts

    During the Fiscal Year 2018, 28 grants and contracts were awarded, totaling over $6 million.

  • $30MExternal Grants

    Hope has been awarded $30 million of external grants over the last decade.

  • 380Students

    380 Hope students across 28 academic departments presented 250 posters at the annual Celebration of Undergraduate Research.

    Check out Celebration
  • 1 of 7Liberal Arts Colleges

    Hope is only one of seven liberal arts colleges in U.S. News & World Report's listing of excellence in Undergraduate Research and Creative Projects.