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Office of Sponsored Programs

The Office of Sponsored Programs (“OSP”) oversees sponsored project and recharge center activities at Boise State University (“University”). OSP’s primary mission is to support the University’s sponsored activities by providing exceptional expertise and collaborative service. OSP also develops and communicates institution-wide policies specific to sponsored projects and recharge centers, and provides training to further enhance the culture of responsible stewardship of sponsored funding.  When you have questions, our staff is here to help!

Sponsored Project Life Cycle

The sponsored project life cycle involves the six steps set forth below. Click the various links to the right of the graphic (or below on a mobile device) for detailed information about (1) why each step is important for a successful sponsored project and (2) how each step is managed at the University. Please contact us if you have any questions.

This is a wheel graphic that represents the Sponsored Project Life Cycle. It divides each step into its own section.

Recharge Centers

For information about the University’s recharge center rates or how to establish, manage, transfer or discontinue recharge centers, please visit the Recharge Centers page.

Policies, Forms and Templates

Many of the policies, forms and templates needed for the appropriate management of sponsored projects and recharge centers are available on the OSP Policies and Forms & Templates web pages. If you need assistance locating information, please contact us.