Office of
Sponsored Programs

Welcome to Sponsored Programs

The Office of Sponsored Programs provides management for research, with the mission goal of offering quality service to faculty and other investigators while meeting external requirements for stewardship of research funds.



NSF 16-1 – Significant Changes and Clarifications to the PAPPG

Effective January 25, 2016, NSF will enforce its new proposal submission deadline policy of not allowing any proposals to be submitted in Fastlane after 5 p.m. (submitter’s local time). Please refer to the Summary of Significant Changes to review a complete list of all the revisions incorporated in the January 2016 PAPPG.

OSP Payroll Rollout Process

Effective December 7, 2015, all Workday requests related to Sponsored Projects accounts or a combination of Sponsored Projects and Operational Accounts will be handled by OSP.  Please refer to the OSP Workday Request Portal for further information and instructions.

Current SIT Rate Agreements

F&A Rate for FY15 & FY16

Fringe Benefit Rate FY16

Stevens Fraud and Abuse Hotline

Report circumstances of fraud and abuse associated with DoD funding to OSP, through the Stevens Fraud and Abuse Hotline, or to the Department of Defense Fraud Hotline (800-424-9098). Reports can be made on an anonymous basis through EthicsPoint’s 24-hour web portal at or by toll-free phone call to Stevens at (855) 277-4065.