The Office of Sponsored Research and Programs (OSRP) supports the research, scholarly, creative and programmatic activities of faculty and staff at Hope College. 

Services available through OSRP include:

  • Identification and tracking of external funding opportunities
  • Project management support for proposal submissions
  • Proposal development assistance and support, including budgets and budget justifications
  • Proposal editing, review and feedback
  • Training and development
  • Proposal revision and resubmission support
  • Assistance with complying with grantee standards

Grantee Spotlight and Latest News

  1. Faculty-led undergraduate research receives AOS award

    Posted by Maggie Shergill

    Dr. Kelly Ronald, Assistant Professor of Biology, and undergraduate student, Natalie Leake-Jara, ...

  2. Aaron Best receives award continuation for MDHHS grant

    Posted by Maggie Shergill

    Dr. Aaron Best, the Harrison C. and Mary L. Visscher Professor of Genetics in the Biology Departm...

  3. NSF Award Terms and Conditions updated

    Posted by Maggie Shergill

    The National Science Foundation (NSF) announced it has updated the Award Terms and Conditions to ...

  4. A. Paul and Carol C. Schaap Celebration of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity

    Posted by Cheryl Wunderlich

    鶹Ƶ is renaming its most important research event of the year to honor the extraordinary...

  5. Step Up program receives CFHZ mini-grant award

    Posted by Maggie Shergill

    The Community Foundation of the Holland/Zeeland Area, a local foundation that support high-impact...

  6. Hope receives multiple Michigan Space Grant Consortium awards

    Posted by Maggie Shergill

    Congratulations to the 11 鶹Ƶ awardees for the 2024 Michigan Space Grant Consortium (MSG...

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Hope by the Numbers

  • 61Grants and Contracts

    During the Fiscal Year 2022, 61 grants and contracts were awarded, totaling over $6.5 million.

  • $34MSponsored Programs

    Hope has been awarded $34 million of external grants and contracts over the last decade.

  • 380Students

    380 Hope students across 28 academic departments presented 250 posters at the annual Celebration of Undergraduate Research.

    Check out Celebration
  • 1 of 7Liberal Arts Colleges

    Hope is only one of seven liberal arts colleges in U.S. News & World Report's listing of excellence in Undergraduate Research and Creative Projects.