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. Lynn Japinga receives new award from the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship

    Posted by Ronald Fleischmann

    Lynn Japinga, Professor of Religion, received a $18,000 award from the Calvin Institute of Christian...

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  2. Jonathan Peterson receives new Macatawa Area Coordinating Council award

    Posted by Ronald Fleischmann

    Jonathan Peterson, The Lavern ’39 and Betty DePree ’41 Van Kley Professor of Geology and Environ...

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  3. Pamela Koch receives new American Sociological Association Award

    Posted by Ronald Fleischmann

    Pamela Koch, Associate Professor of Sociology, received a $2,500 American Sociological Association C...

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  4. Office of Sponsored Research and Programs Transitioning to Digital Signatures/Approvals

    Posted by Ronald Fleischmann

    Effective Thursday 11 June 2020, the Office of Sponsored Research and Programs (OSRP) will be transi...

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  5. Sophia D’Agostino receives new Early On Faculty Grant

    Posted by Ronald Fleischmann

    Sophia D’Agostino, Assistant Professor of Education, received a $7,000 Clinton County Regional...

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  6. Joanne Stewart’s NSF Project featured in STEM for All Video Showcase

    Posted by Ronald Fleischmann

    Joanne Stewart, Elmer E. Hartgerink Professor of Chemistry, recently had her National Science Founda...

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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.