Sponsored Programs

Office of Sponsored Programs and

University Initiatives (OSPUI)

The Office of Sponsored Programs and University Initiatives (OSPUI) supports Arkansas Tech University faculty and staff in securing external funding for research and collaboration projects. The OSPUI aims to offer expertise in grant administration and provide a clear avenue for the submission process. Office responsibilities include:

  • Assist in finding external funding
  • Assist in grant budget creation
  • Review and approve proposal
  • Provide technical support for electronic submission programs
  • Maintain IRB and IACUC protocols
  • Coordinate the Interdisciplinary Research Program
  • Connect ATU faculty and staff with university and community partners
  • Develop policies and procedures to ensure agency compliance
  • Provide grant writing training and professional development
  • Locate and provide upcoming project opportunities



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