About Us

The primary services provided by the Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) include:

Proposal Services (Proposal Review and Submission)

  • Review RFP/Solicitation to ensure compliance with sponsor requirements
  • Liaison and service provider to internal and external stakeholders, including principal investigators, administrators, program officers, grants officials and colleagues
  • Interprets research policies and university and sponsor requirements
  • Proposal review, processing and submission to sponsor

Contract Services (Contract Review and Negotiations)

  • Review and negotiate award contracts, terms and conditions
  • Draft and negotiate contracts for funding
  • Draft and negotiate non-financial agreements
  • Liaison with general counsel’s office, sponsor’s contract officer, and other internal stakeholders

Subaward (Issuing Outgoing Subawards)

  • Manages subaward application forms
  • Conducts Risk Assessment
  • Creates and issues outgoing subawards per the award/contract terms
  • Negotiates subaward terms

Award Management

  • Provide guidance to ensure proper stewardship of research funding
  • Facilitate post-award actions such as, no cost extensions (NCE), budget amendments, modifications to the scope of work, changes to key personnel, decrease in PI effort and sponsor prior approval requirements
  • Ensure that human subjects, animal use, environmental health & safety, biosafety, export control and conflict of interest compliance is in place


  • Conduct information/training sessions and workshops for faculty and staff

For more information contact: sponsoredprograms@fau.edu