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. Kenneth Brown receives new National Institutes of Health award

    Posted by Ronald Fleischmann

    Kenneth Brown, Professor of Chemistry, recently received a National Institutes of Health award vi...

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  2. Jennifer Blake-Mahmud receives new National Science Foundation award

    Posted by Ronald Fleischmann

    Jennifer Blake-Mahmud, Assistant Professor of Biology, recently received a National Science Found...

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  3. Erika Calvo-Ochoa and Nathaniel Vorhees receive new award from the Faculty for Undergraduate Neuroscience

    Posted by Ronald Fleischmann

    Erika Calvo-Ochoa, Assistant Professor of Biology and Neuroscience, and Nathaniel Vorhees, underg...

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  4. Paul DeYoung and Belen Monteagudo Godoy receive new National Science Foundation award

    Posted by Ronald Fleischmann

    Paul DeYoung, the Kenneth G. Herrick Professor of Physics and Physics Department Chair, and Belé...

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  5. Erika Calvo-Ochoa receives International Brain Research Organization Rising Star Award

    Posted by Ronald Fleischmann

    Erika Calvo-Ochoa, Assistant Professor of Biology and Neuroscience, recently received the Interna...

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  6. Peter Gonthier receives new National Aeronautics and Space Administration award

    Posted by Ronald Fleischmann

    Peter Gonthier, Professor of Physics, recently received a National Aeronautics and Space Administ...

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Hope by the Numbers

  • 61Grants and Contracts

    During the Fiscal Year 2022, 61 grants and contracts were awarded, totaling over $6.5 million.

  • $34MSponsored Programs

    Hope has been awarded $34 million of external grants and contracts 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.