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Office of Sponsored Programs

The Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) at West Virginia State University supports all faculty, students and staff in the pursuit of externally sponsored funded endeavors, which are congruent with the University’s tripartite mission (Research, Teaching and Public Service) and for the benefit of all its constituents.
 
OSP coordinates the solicitation and administration of grants, contracts, cooperative agreements and other externally sponsored awards on behalf of WVSU.  These awards are received by the University for a specific purpose of program, under the direction of a principal investigator or principal director (e.g. faculty or staff member). This funding is invested in activities which support research, public service, and teaching or instruction. Other funding comes in the form of institutional support, including curriculum development, faculty development, equipment, physical renovations, student fellowships and conferences, etc.

OSP falls under the auspices of the Vice President for Research and Public Service.
 

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It is the policy of West Virginia State University that:
 

  • Anyone considering applying for any type of grant must complete an Intent to Submit Form as soon as possible.
  • The complete, ready-to-submit grant package, along with a completed and signed Internal Approval Form, must be received to the Grants and Contracts Office seven business days before the grant deadline date. In certain circumstances an earlier deadline may be specified.
  • All grant applications must be submitted 48 hours before the grant deadline date.
  • PLEASE NOTE: Weekends and holidays do not count as business days.

Below are links to some general grant information and policies to assist you in writing your grants:
 

image-up-arrowimage-down-arrowForms and Reports
image-up-arrowimage-down-arrowNIFA Equipment Prior Approval Forms

Our Team

Brunetta
Brunetta Gamble Dillard
Associate Vice President for Business and Finance
(304) 766-4133
bdillard@wvstateu.edu
Amy
Amy Postalwait
Director of Sponsored Programs
(304) 204-4005
amy.postalwait@wvstateu.edu
Shannon
Shannon Skiles
Administrative Specialist
(304) 204-4304
skilesse@wvstateu.edu
Student listening to a lecture
West Virginia State University 
Office of Sponosred Programs
300 Curtis Complex
Institute, WV 25112-1000
(304) 204-4304
grants@wvstateu.edu 

Institutional Review Board

Dr. Robert Harris
IRB Chair
143 Hamblin Hall
(304) 766-3128
harrisro@wvstateu.edu


 
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