Sponsored Projects Lifecycle

This site offers information and tools to assist faculty and staff with the administration of sponsored projects throughout the entire lifecycle of a project.

The lifecycle encompasses all aspects of sponsored project administration, including identifying funding opportunities, writing and submitting a proposal for external funding, the administration of an award, and the subsequent closeout of a project at the end of the funding period.

Click on the lifecycle phases below for policies, procedures, forms, and other tools or resources related to sponsored projects administration:

The Sponsored Projects Administration (SPA) unit within Research and Strategic Partnerships (RSP) serves as the central administrative unit at PSU responsible for assisting faculty and staff with activities related to the lifecycle of sponsored project administration.