Office of Research and Sponsored Programs

The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs supports a culture of intellectual curiosity and scholarly activity that allows ACU to attract and retain top-quality faculty while enhancing the quality of education for our undergraduate and graduate students.

We provide internal funds to help faculty members launch research projects and offer support to faculty members seeking external funding of research efforts. Explore the links below to learn how the ORSP can help.

The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs supports a culture of intellectual curiosity and scholarly activity that allows ACU to attract and retain top-quality faculty while enhancing the quality of education for our undergraduate and graduate students.

We provide internal funds to help faculty members launch research projects and offer support to faculty members seeking external funding of research efforts. Explore the links below to learn how the ORSP can help.

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Internal Grants

ACU offers a number of grant opportunities for students and faculty who do scholarly research or creative work.

External Funding

A primary responsibility of the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs is to assist faculty and staff in their pursuit to obtain external funds to support scholarly research and projects. This is typically a multi-step process which involves:

  1. Finding a funding agency
  2. Writing the grant proposal, contract or cooperative agreement
  3. Gaining internal approval to submit the proposal or enter into a contract or agreement
  4. Submitting the proposal
  5. Post-award management

Contact Us

 

Office of Research and Sponsored Programs
320 Hardin Administration Building
ACU Box 29103
Abilene, Texas 79699-9103

Phone: 325-674-2885
Fax: 325-674-6785
Email: orsp@acu.edu