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Office of Sponsored Programs

Research and Creative Activities Program (Prof. Kristina Arnold; 13-8083)

Research and Creative Activities Program (Prof. Shura Pollatsek; 15-8003) Photographer: Mitchell D. Wilson

** Winter Break Deadlines**

All external grant proposals with December deadlines must be submitted by the Office of Sponsored Programs before winter break - no exceptions. To facilitate this process in a timely manner, OSP has established the following internal deadlines for extramural grant proposals:

November 21 – Notification of intent to submit must be emailed to

December 8 – All final proposal documents must be reviewed by department head/dean and submitted to OSP.

Early notification only is required by December 4 for external proposals with deadlines in January 2018. Email your intent to submit to


 OSP Purpose

The Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) at Western Kentucky University is a service unit that assists the faculty and staff at WKU in obtaining external funds. We offer assistance across the entire spectrum of sponsored programs activities, from identifying a potential source of funding to reviewing the terms and conditions of awards made to the institution.


Contact the OSP

Don't know which OSP staff member to contact? Then email or call the main line at 270-745-4652. You'll be connected to the right person.


OSP Location

209 Wetherby Administration Building - WAB is across Alumni Drive from Potter Hall.  Metered parking spaces are located on Alumni Drive.




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