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What's going on in the OSPR? 

Faculty Development and Research (FDR) Grants Information Workshop
Thursday, September 10, 2015 2-4 pm University Center's Reception Center 

ESU Speed Networking Event II
Thursday, September 24, 2015 5-7 pm  Innovation Center Room 334

Junior Faculty Grants Information Workshop
Tuesday, September 29, 2015 2-4 pm Innovation Center Room 334

FDR Firecracker!
Thursday, October 22, 2015 2-4 pm location TBD

Introduction to Proposal Writing and Finding Foundation Grants
Guest Instructor: Jeanette Norton, Regional Training Specialist, Foundation Center
Monday, November 9, 2015 9-11am Sci-tech Room 146

Annual Grants Recognition Luncheon
Thursday, January 28, 2016 11:30-1:30  Innovation Center Room 336

Major Leveraging and Interdisciplinary Research Symposium
Thursday, April 7, 2016 4-6 pm  Lower Dansbury

For event information, please contact the OSPR project coordinator, Sarah Weber,

The OSPR is committed to:

  • Providing current information on available funding sources and coordination for research and sponsored programs.
  • Assisting Principle Investigators (PI) with the development of proposals including identifying sponsors, developing budget and timeline, performing assessments and evaluations, as well as securing appropriate approvals.
  • Focusing personnel and resources in efforts to strategically support faculty in developing and submitting competitive grants.
  • Hosting idea exchanges that stimulate interest and creativity in developing project ideas.
  • Recognizing faculty and staff who are engaged in grant-supported activities in university publications, websites, and ceremonies.
  • Providing workshops and professional development opportunities.
Interested in finding a grant? Please fill out this Funding Interest Form and staff from the OSPR will respond to your inquiry at their earliest convenience.

Sarah Weber, Project Coordinator, (570) 422-7908
Christina McDonald, Manager, (570) 422-7954