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The Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) mission is to support the West Virginia University community in the acquisition and administration of externally funded projects for research, teaching and service. OSP reviews and submits proposals, negotiates, accepts, and initiates awards on behalf of West Virginia University and the West Virginia University Research Corporation.

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OSP Help AIM Prior Approval Request Form

Find Funding

Provides tools to locate funding for projects from federal, state and private sources.

Funding Sources


As University signatory, we assist faculty and staff in developing and delivering quality grant proposals seeking external support.

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Award Negotiation

Work with Principal Investigator to negotiate the terms and conditions of sponsored agreements.

Negotiation info

Award Initiation

Establish new, continuation, and supplemental awards in University Post-Award Management systems. 

Award Initiation Info


Develops and manages sub-awards of sponsored project funds to external parties. 

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Closeout & Reporting

Provides oversight and direction in sponsored projects for both reporting and closeout procedures.

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