Office of Sponsored Programs

OSP administers institutional external funding (contracts, grants, cooperative agreements, etc.) and ensures that such sponsored projects comply with internal controls and applicable policies and regulations. Responsible for the lifecycle of sponsored programs, OSP activities include proposal development, proposal submission, award negotiation, and award management and closeout, as well as mitigation of audit risk.  Browse the top level navigation to learn more.

OSP Departmental pre / post award assignments and staff directory

UM's Disbursement Guidelines for Paying Participants or Students

COVID-19 Impacts on Research at UM

The University of Montana campus is open, as are our research labs. As always, the health and safety of our staff, faculty and students come first at UM. We ask that those working in the labs should continue to practice social distancing at this time.

See more information on the impacts of COVID-19 on research at UM.
See more information on COVID-19 funding opportunities