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The Office of Sponsored Projects & Research Administration (OSPRA) has undergone a name change and is now The Office of Sponsored Projects & Research (OSPR). 

This office is dedicated to promoting a supportive environment for research, scholarly, and creative endeavors of faculty and academic staff at USI.  OSPR supports faculty and staff in their efforts to seek and secure extramural funding, monitors compliance of Federal, State, & University related regulations, administers the review of human subjects research, provides grantsmanship and compliance training, and assists in non-financial post-award administration


Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Internal Grants/Awards
Congratulations to USI faculty who received internal funding 2020-2021:

Early Career Faculty Grant

  • Dr. Paul Arthur, Occupational Therapy
  • Mr. Robert Dickes, Art and Design
  • Dr. Junghee Han, Social Work
  • Dr. Joy Santee, English

Faculty Research and Creative Work Grant

  • Dr. Xue Han, Computer Science
  • Dr. Stephanie Young, Communications

Tenured or Clinical Faculty Grant

  • Dr. Amy Montz, English

Grant and Federal Contract Management Guide

The USI Grant Management Guide is now available. This comprehensive resource for faculty and staff who are applying for, or have received external funding, is filled with helpful tips, policies and procedures, sample forms, and much more.

Wright Administration Bldg. Room 104
8600 University Blvd.
Evansville, IN 47712

Hours: 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday
Phone: 812-465-7000
Fax: 821-464-1956

For Grant Proposal Information

For IRB/RCR/CITI Information