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. Jeff Christians receives new National Science Foundation award

    Posted by Ronald Fleischmann

    Jeff Christians, Assistant Professor of Engineering, has received a $238,828 award from the Natio...

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  2. Roger Baumann receives new award from the Social Science Research Council

    Posted by Ronald Fleischmann

    Roger Baumann, Assistant Professor of Sociology, has received a $17,960 award from the Social Sci...

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  3. Charlotte Witvliet featured on The Hidden Brain

    Posted by Ronald Fleischmann

    Charlotte Witvliet, the Lavern ’39 and Betty DePree ’41 VanKley Professor of Psycholo...

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  4. Trygve Johnson receives new award from the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship

    Posted by Ronald Fleischmann

    Trygve Johnson, The Hinga Boersma Dean of the Chapel, has received a $12,150 award from the Calvi...

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  5. Deborah Van Duinen receives two new awards in support of The Big Read and The Little Read

    Posted by Ronald Fleischmann

    Deborah Van Duinen, Associate Professor of Education, received a National Endowment for the Arts/...

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  6. Marsely Kehoe receives new Samuel H. Kress Foundation award

    Posted by Ronald Fleischmann

    Marsely Kehoe, Grants and Training Manager in the Office of Sponsored Research and Programs, has ...

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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.