The Office of Sponsored Programs

Upcoming Events

  1. Thank you for participating in 2015 Student Scholarship Exposition (EXPO). To view Award winners Click Here. To view Pictures from EXPO Click Here.
  2. OSP 4-day Beginner’s Proposal Preparation Workshop – Tuesday-Friday, May 26-29

    This workshop is intended for those who are new to the grant-seeking and proposal preparation process, or those who are simply new to Bradley’s resources for sponsored programs. Participants will receive a $500 stipend for participating, and another $500 stipend upon successful submission of a proposal within 18 months of attendance (an expectation of all participants). Participants will also receive a copy of Mary M. Licklider’s book Grant Seeking in Higher Education: Strategies and Tools for College Faculty.

      3.  OSP 2-day Advanced Proposal Preparation Workshop – Monday and Tuesday, June 12nd

Intended for those who have completed the Beginner’s Workshop, or have experience in securing external grants and contracts, this workshop explores the nuances and writing strategies that contribute to strong and competitive proposals. Those with a draft-in-progress or a previous submission that needs reworked are strongly encouraged to attend. Participants who do not already have a copy of Mary M. Licklider’s book will receive one.

Mission and Purpose of the Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP)


The Office of Sponsored program support Bradley faculty and administrators in the pre-award
processes of seeking and securing external funds to support their research, Scholarship , and creative work, to
enhance their curricular activities and pedagogy, promote their professional development, and in other ways
support the mission, vision, and strategic plan for Bradley University.


The Office of Sponsored program seeks to meet its mission by addressing the following goals:
1. To increase the number and dollar amount of sponsored programs requests submitted to external funders
by members of Bradley’s faculty and administration each year; and
2. To increase the number and dollar amount of funding notifications received by Bradley University each
year to support the sponsored programs activities of Bradley faculty and administration.