Office of Research & Sponsored Programs

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The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP) offers support to faculty, staff, and students in their research endeavors. ORSP guides researchers through the pre-award funding process, offering support in proposal development, budget development, and submission.

Faculty & Staff Support

  • Extramural Grant Applications & Administration
  • Internal Professional Development Grants 
  • Gifts of Money & Gifts In-Kind
  • Professorships
  • Research & Grant-Related Workshops and Training
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Student Support

  • Student Research & Dissemination Grants
  • Annual Events
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    • Research in the Rotunda
    • National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR)
    • WiSys Quick Pitch
    • WiSys SPARK Symposium
  • Connections to Academic Journals for Publication
  • Research, Innovation and Creative Endeavors (RICE) Student Club 
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Campus-Wide Support

  • Institutional Extramural Funding Opportunities
  • Research Compliance
    • Institutional Review Board (IRB)
    • Institutional Animal Care & Use Committee (IACUC)
  • Export Control
  • Outstanding Faculty & Student Researcher Awards
  • Research Day
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Research Sponsors & Partners

UW-Stout partners with a number of State, Foundational and Federal Sponsors, including but not limited to the following (in alphabetical order):

  • 3M Foundation
  • American Lung Association
  • American Math Society
  • Centers for Disease Control
  • Freshwater Collaborative of Wisconsin
  • Margaret A. Cargill Foundation
  • National Endowment for the Humanities
  • National Science Foundation
  • United States Department of Commerce
  • United States Department of Defense
  • United States Department of Education
  • United States Department of State
  • West Central Wisconsin Workforce Development BoardHands shaking
  • Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development
  • Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation
  • Xcel Energy Foundation

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