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About Us

The Office of Sponsored Projects, originally Cooperative Research,  was established in 1948 to solicit and administer research contracts and grants from governmental and private agencies. 

What we do

OSP is a resource for faculty, staff and students carrying out research and sponsored-project activities. We review and submit proposals on behalf of the University. We interpret and ensure compliance with University policy, proposal and award terms and conditions, and applicable Federal and state laws and regulations.
OSP assists in the management of awards funded by Federal by Federal and state agencies, foundations, and other public and private sources. We also draft, negotiate, and sign sponsored agreements and subawards.

what we do


Each Sponsored Projects Officer is part of a specialized area (federal and foundation grants & contracts, industry contracts, or industry clinical trials) and is assigned to focus on proposals and awards for a set of departments, schools and/or colleges. 



      Industry Grants & contracts

      industry clinical trials


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The Office of Sponsored Projects works remotely. Please see the directory for staff member contact information. 

Mailing Address:

Office of Sponsored Projects
201 Presidents Circle, Park Bldg. Rm. 210
Salt Lake City, Utah 84112-9011

Phone: 801/581-4913


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Last Updated: 4/22/24