The Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) is the resource for investigators at ├█Đ┐appfor all aspects of externally funded sponsored projects, including:

  • Assistance in identifying funding from sources outside of the university.
  • Facilitation and authorization of proposal submission.
  • Negotiation and acceptance of agreements of behalf of the university.
  • Oversight and guidance for administration of all sponsored projects from government agencies, private industry, and non-profit funding agencies, in compliance with all applicable regulations.

Applying for funding takes time and effort. To comply with the ├█Đ┐appUniversity policy regarding timelines for submission of grant proposals, investigators should adhere to the following deadlines:

  • Contact OSP with intention to submit a proposal at least ten working days before the submission deadline.
  • Finalize and route the Kuali budget for internal approvals no later than five working days before the submission deadline.
  • All proposals documents should be in near-final draft two days before the submission deadline.
  • All final documents are due by 8 am on the submission deadline day.

Click here for the Proposal Submission Workflow Chart

Please contact our office at 330-672-2070 or sponsoredprograms@kent.edu if you have any questions.

Institutional Fact Sheet

Document listing commonly requested data for use in proposal applications (ex. DUNS, UEI, EIN, IDC rates, fringe benefit rates, contacts)

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Sponsored Projects Definition

Explanation of criteria which qualify an activity as a "Sponsored Project"

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