Become part of the grant growth at ESU!
The mission of the Office of Sponsored Projects and Research (OSPR) is to advance the research enterprise at East Stroudsburg University by promoting an environment that fosters creativity, collaboration, and community.
The OSPR will assist you in securing funding for all of your scholarly endeavors. The office is a one-stop-shop committed to providing quality service and support to the University community. Our team partners with faculty, administrators, and staff, assisting them from the pre-award phase (concept development and identification of potential external funding sources, proposal and budget preparation, and submission of competitive proposals) to post-award (close out and reporting).
The OSPR also manages the Faculty Development and Research (FDR) grants which are funded by the Office of the Provost, the Entrepreneurship Across the Colleges grants,and other internal funding 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.
In the Spotlight
Recently Submitted Proposals
Bonnie Green and Jyh-Hann Chang, Psychology
Submitted “Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in STEM: A Model for Change” to National Science Foundation (NSF) for $2,913,512
Uriel Trujillo, Upward Bound
Submitted “Upward Bound Project” to the U.S. Department of Education (US DOE) for $2,142,400
Mary Frances Postupack, Economic Development & Entrepreneurship
Submitted “Hazard Mitigation Grant Program: ESU Generator Installation at Koehler Fieldhouse” to PA Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) for $360,000
Donna Leitner, Counseling & Psychological Services
Submitted “NCAA Innovations in Research/Practice: ‘We Can Do This Better!’" to The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) for $25,000