Sponsored Programs
Student Research
Public Services

 Highlights

Student Research Grant Program Details

  • Undergraduate Call for Proposals (UGR)
    • Will begin accepting applications 9/2/14 thru 10/3/14
    • Graduate Research Grant Program (GR)
      • Award funding will be split between semesters
      • Fall - CLOSED
      • Spring - Accepting Application 1/20/15 thru 4/20/15
      • Proposals will be accepted until the available funding per semester has been awarded.  

    Celebration of Student Research Conference

    • April 21, 2015 - Save the date!
    • Registration begins January 20 thru February 20, 2015.
     

     

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    Contact Us

    Institute for Public Service & Sponsored Programs
    Old Main 202
    Phone -- (717) 477-1251
    FAX -- (717) 477-4053
    E-mail -- ipssp@ship.edu  

    Staff

    Christopher Wonders, Director 
    CAWonders@ship.edu 

    Pamela Bucher, Office  Associate 
    PSBuch@ship.edu 

    Diane Musser, Clerk Associate
    DMMuss@ship.edu 

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    Related Links

    KJUR 
    CFEST
    FPDC
    URSP
    IRB/Human Subjects 

    CW-CESU

    Purchasing

    PASSHE

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    Mission

    The Institute for Public Service and Sponsored Programs is organized to facilitate the process of submitting applications for extramural funding to conduct a variety of research, training, and scholarly activities through faculty and center projects.  The office staff promotes research and scholarly activity across campus, provides assistance to faculty applying for funds, fosters communication between the University and agencies, oversees institutional compliance with University and grantor policies, assists with project implementation and oversees project closeout.  These activities are designed to support the research and public service component of the mission of Shippensburg University. 

    Services

    The Institute for Public Service offers grant search services through the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) electronic database, federal websites, AASCU Office of Federal Program Deadlines and Reports, and the Institute for Public Service grant information library. Services include: 

    Information dissemination on funding opportunities 
  • Assistance in developing an idea into a workable project 
  • Review of concept papers 
  • Proposal assistance with budget preparation, narrative editing and acquisition of application materials 
  • Compliance verification for federal grant regulations such as human subject protection, animal care and use, conflict of interest disclosure, drug-free workplace, and certifications regarding lobbying, debarment, suspension, and other responsibility matter assurance 
  • Coordination of proposal transmittal sign off by principal investigators, chairs/directors, deans, and provost prior to submission to funding agencies 
  • Budget and contract negotiation with funding agencies on behalf of the university and document review prior to acceptance 
  • Technical assistance in preparing project budgets and identifying appropriate funding levels 
  • Assistance with reviewing and interpreting funding agency guidelines 
  • Review and interpretation of proposal evaluation comments with proposers 
  • Assistance in the implementation of the project upon approval 
  • Aid in project closeout and final audits 
  • File maintenance on all active proposals and awards 
  • Staff

     Christopher Wonders, Director
     CAWonders@ship.edu 

     Pamela Bucher, Office Associate
     PSBuch@ship.edu 

     Diane Musser, Clerk Associate
     DMMuss@ship.edu