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Effective immediately, PIs should use 38% as the fringe rate for all full-time salaries/wages.  For supplemental pay, PIs should use 28%.  Contact OSRP for special circumstances.


All proposals for external funding will now be electronically routed through the Southeastern PS GRANTS Module. If you need training on using this module or assistance with completing any forms, please contact OSRP.


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Fall 2014 Hours

7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Monday - Thursday

7:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Office of Sponsored Research and Programs

The Office of Sponsored Research and Programs (OSRP) promotes externally funded research, instruction, public service, academic and institutional support, enhancement, and scholarship and fellowship projects at Southeastern Louisiana University.


All projects seeking external funding (through grants, contracts, agreements, etc.) must be reviewed and approved prior to submission to granting agencies. The review process begins with approval of the principal investigator's department and college. OSRP requires fourteen working days to complete the remainder of the review and approval process. Only proposals approved by Southeastern's administration may be submitted to external agencies.



Don't Forget - All award-related technology purchases (regardless of price) should be discussed with Donna Methvien in Basic Computing Services PRIOR to purchase.

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The PS Grants module has been updated to include an Investigator Certification Statement. When routing the proposal electronically, certification acknowledgement by the PI and Co-PI is required to allow the proposal to route through the PS system. To review the Investigator Certification Statement, click here.


Information for the Board of Regents Enhancement, RCS, and ITRS programs can be found at  Contact your OSRP specialist if you are interested in submitting.

The RFP for Supervised Undergraduate Research Experiences (SURE) - a program for women and underrepresented minorities in STEM disciplines - is now posted on the Board of Regents site at
Applications are due December 1, 2014.

The FY2014 NASA EPSCoR Request for Proposals (RFP),which requests proposals from Louisiana researchers for possible submission to NASA by the Board of Regents, is now posted at This RFP is being issued in anticipation of the release of the FY2014 NASA EPSCoR Cooperative Agreement Notice (CAN) to allow proposers sufficient time to prepare applications.

Proposers must submit a notice of intent before a preproposal will be accepted.

OMB Revises Grants Management Guidance
In a December 26, 2013 Federal Register notice, the Office of Management and Budget issued a final rule that replaces many of the regulations guiding the daily work of research and sponsored programs administrators, including Circulars A-21, A-122, A-133, and Circular A-50 Single Audit Act guidance.

The Travel Grants for Emerging Faculty (TGEF) Program assists emerging faculty (tenure track but non-tenured) in the science and engineering disciplines by providing travel funds needed to further research and build strong collaborations.

 The eligible disciplines include: biological sciences (all); mathematical & computer sciences; earth & environmental sciences (geology, oceanography, environmental); engineering (all); physical sciences (astronomy, chemistry, physics); and the social & behavioral sciences.

TGEF I provides up to $1,200 to untenured tenure-track faculty seeking to visit a federal funding agency program officer to discuss research proposals.  The award amount can be increased to $2,400 if the applicant is accompanied by an established tenured professor.

TGEF II provides up to $1,200 to untenured tenure-track faculty who have been invited to present plenary or major invited talks at national or international meetings. 

Open deadline: June 30, 2015  Applicants must submit proposals to LA EPSCoR at the Board of Regents at least 30 days prior to the requested start date of travel.

Request for Application 

The Links with Industry, Research Centers, and National Labs (LINK) RFP is available on the Board of Regents website at Deadline until June 30, 2015.

This program provides travel support for tenured and tenure-track faculty and their graduate/undergraduate students to visit and train at research facilities or centers, national labs, industrial facilities, etc. 

Check out the Louisiana Sea Grant Funding and Proposal Information 2014-2016 at

Advance Notice (Number NOT-OD-13-010): Revised Policy for Managing Conflict of Interest in the Initial Peer Review of NIH Grant and Cooperative Agreement Applications. Download here for full notice.


As other grant funding information and RFPs regarding the BP oil spill become available, they will be posted on the Funding Opportunities page under "News You Can Use." 

Check the OSRP Upcoming Events page for the latest in workshops and trainings available.

Check the OSRP Professional Development page for presentations from recent workshops and conferences.  Also follow Sounds of eRA - podcasts for grant writers and research administrators.

Check out "Proposal Writing Tips and Guides," "Do and Don'ts," and "Proposal Strengthening Tips"
Related Links - Quick Access to Federal and Commonly Used Agency Pages