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The Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) partners with members of the SHU community in the pursuit and administration of funding for sponsored programs to expand knowledge, enhance teaching and service activities, direct innovative projects and research, and institute meaningful and progressive change.
In support of this mission, the Office of Sponsored Programs:
- Provides support and advisement through all phases of the grant application process along with post-award administration and compliance oversight.
- Supports the University’s goal to increase faculty engagement in the pursuit of sponsored project funding.
- Provides guidance in identifying potential funding sources and grant writing and is responsible for reviewing and approving external funding applications for all grants, contracts and sub-contracts.
Grant Will Help Promote Free Educational Resources
July 20, 2018
Sacred Heart University has received a $2,500 grant from the Davis Educational Foundation to establish a faculty fellowship in open educational resources (OER) for the 2018-19 academic year. Open educational resources constitute free digital assets such as online research repositories, curriculum-sharing websites and freely accessible, online alternatives to textbooks.
Sacred Heart Receives Grant for Engineering Program Development
July 13, 2018
Sacred Heart University has received a $25,000 grant from Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, for development of the engineering program the University launched last fall. The grant will help fund materials and parts for designing autonomous vehicles—such as microcontrollers, sensors and electronics—that will be used in the introductory engineering courses offered to freshmen.
SHU Awarded Grant for Guatemala Student Exchange
June 21, 2018
Sacred Heart University, in collaboration with Guatemala’s Universidad Rafael Landívar, has won a $25,000 grant to debut a community-engaged student exchange among undergraduates in the health professions at both universities.