The Office of Sponsored Programs and Research provides workshops and training for the Governors State University community to enhance knowledge, increase the number of funded proposals and to meet federal compliance requirements. We also provide tools and resources that assist in grant proposal writing and clarify the grant management process.

 University Interdisciplinary Grant Program 

University Interdisciplinary Grant Timeline


Due Date

Applications Due to OSPR

November 21, 2014

Funding Announcement

December 19, 2014

Project Earliest Start Date

January 5, 2015

Complete External Proposal Due to OSPR

April 30, 2015

     CITI Compliance Training


    GSU Grant Resources 

    Grant Writing Resources

    Upcoming Workshops

    The following workshops are being planned and scheduled for Spring 2015. For questions or to RSVP, contact OSPR at


    Beyond SurveyMonkey: Best Practices and Methods for Surveys

    February 6, 2015


    Finding Funding Opportunities, Budgeting and Proposal Preparation


    Responsible Conduct of Research

    April 16, 2015



    Writing Successful Grants

    April 17, 2015