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. Strategies for Successfully Mentoring Undergraduate Researchers

    Posted by Ronald Fleischmann

    A recent article in Ecology and Evolution highlights successfully strategies for successfully mentor...

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  2. Tips to Craft Your Proposal Need Statement

    Posted by Ronald Fleischmann

    The Need Statement of your proposal is the most important sections of your grant–it justifies ...

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  3. Congratulations to our undergraduate researchers!

    Posted by Ronald Fleischmann

    On 12 April 2019, Hope College hosted its annual Celebration of Undergraduate Research and Creative ...

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  4. Virginia McDonough receives new NIH award

    Posted by Ronald Fleischmann

    Virginia McDonough, Professor of Biology, received a new National Institutes of Health (NIH) award o...

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  5. Register Now for an NIH Virtual Panel Session

    Posted by Ronald Fleischmann

    The Office of Sponsored Research and Programs at Hope College and the Office for Sponsored Programs ...

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  6. Resource Feature: NIH Specific Aims Section

    Posted by Ronald Fleischmann

    The BioScience Writers Journal has a wonderful resource for those individuals contemplating (or deve...

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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.