Mission Statement

The primary mission of the Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) is to provide support to the West Virginia University community in the acquisition and administration of externally funded projects for research, teaching and service. OSP reviews, negotiates, accepts, and initiates awards on behalf of West Virginia University and the West Virginia University Research Corporation. OSP strives to provide outstanding customer service in the pursuit and administration of externally funded projects. OSP helps ensure compliance with internal and external requirements within an atmosphere of professionalism and collaboration.