Sponsored Programs
Student Research
Public Services


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 - NOW Accepting Application 1/20/15 thru 4/20/15
      • Proposals will be accepted until the available funding per semester has been awarded.  

    Minds@Work: Celebrating Student Research, Scholarship, and Creativity

    • April 21, 2015 - Save the date!
    • Registration begins January 20 thru 4:00 p.m. February 23, 2015.
    • Formerly the Celebration of Student Research.


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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  


    Christopher Wonders, Director 

    Pamela Bucher, Office  Associate 

    Diane Musser, Clerk Associate

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    Related Links

    IRB/Human Subjects 




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    Shippensburg University has contributed to the intellectual and cultural climate of the Cumberland Valley since 1871. Over the years the university has focused on teaching, research and public service and has experienced remarkable change and growth. In an effort to enhance its public service mission, the university established the Institute for Public Service and Sponsored Programs in 1983 to develop and coordinate its public service mission--focusing on the economic well being and quality of life in the region.

    Shippensburg University is committed to research and public service under its mission statement. The Institute for Public Service supports this activity through its grant programs for research, scholarly and creative activities and by creating an environment conducive to scholarly achievement. The Institute for Public Service is organized to facilitate the process of submitting applications for extramural funding to conduct a variety of research, training, and scholarly activities. Office staff helps to. . .

    • Promote research and scholarly activity across campus
    • Provide assistance to faculty applying for funds
    • Foster communication between the university and funding agencies
    • Oversee institutional compliance with university and grantor policies
    • Assist with project implementation
    • Oversee project closeout

    These activities are designed to support the research and public service component of the mission of Shippensburg University.