Sponsored Projects Lifecycle

This site serves as a resource for information and tools to assist faculty and staff with administration of sponsored projects throughout the lifecycle of the project.

The lifecycle encompasses all aspects of sponsored project administration from identification funding for the concept through the process of writing and submitting a proposal for external funding to administration of an award and subsequent closing of the project at the end of the funding period.

Click on the lifecycle phases for policies, procedures, forms and other tools 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.

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