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. Debra Swanson receives Great Lakes Colleges Association/Library of Congress Award

    Posted by Ronald Fleischmann

    Debra Swanson, Professor of Sociology, received a Great Lakes Colleges Association (GLCA)/Library...

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  2. Claudia Andre receives new Great Lakes Colleges Association award

    Posted by Ronald Fleischmann

    Claudia Andre, Professor of Spanish, received an $8,885 award from the Great Lakes Colleges Assoc...

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  3. Lisa McGunigal receives a Fred W. Smith National Library Fellowship

    Posted by Ronald Fleischmann

    Lisa McGunigal, Viisting Assistant Professor of English, received a one month $3,000 residential ...

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  4. Christian Gibson receives new Michigan State Police award

    Posted by Ronald Fleischmann

    Christian Gibson, Victim Advocate / Prevention Educator, recently received a $17,028 award from t...

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  5. Training Opportunities for Spring 2020 Remain Available

    Posted by Ronald Fleischmann

    Due to the campus closure, the regularly scheduled Office of Sponsored Research and Programs sess...

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  6. Impact of COVID-19 on Proposal Submissions and Awards

    Posted by Ronald Fleischmann

    With COVID-19 impacting nearly every facet of life, proposal submissions and awards are no differ...

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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.