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 Summer Repertory Theatre receives a Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs grant

    Posted by Ronald Fleischmann

    The Hope Summer Repertory Theatre (HSRT) received a $21,000 grant from the Michigan Council for A...

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  2. Meagan Elinski receives new American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Fund award

    Posted by Ronald Fleischmann

    Meagan Elinski, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, recently received a $55,000 award from the Amer...

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  3. Sonja Trent-Brown receives new award for TRHT Campus Center

    Posted by Ronald Fleischmann

    Sonja Trent Brown, Chief Officer for Culture and Inclusion, recently received a $25,000 award fro...

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  4. Deborah Van Duinen receives new award from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation

    Posted by Ronald Fleischmann

    Deborah Van Duinen, Associate Professor of Education, recently received a $2,500 award from the D...

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  5. Stephen Scogin and Susan Brondyk receive new award from the Outdoor Discovery Center

    Posted by Ronald Fleischmann

    Stephen Scogin, Associate Professor of Biology and Education, and Susan Brondyk, Irwin B. and Mar...

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  6. Reagan Chesnut and Erik Alberg receive new National Endowment for the Arts award

    Posted by Ronald Fleischmann

    Reagan Chesnut, Associate Managing Director of the Hope Summer Repertory Theatre (HSRT), and Erik...

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Hope by the Numbers

  • 63Grants and Contracts

    During the Fiscal Year 2020, 63 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.