Fall 2013 OSP Newsletter
FY13 Annual Report of NIU’s External Funding
NIU faculty and staff secured over $30 million in external funding for fiscal year (FY) 2013.
NIU Sustains External Funding in FY 2013; OSP and DRGS Look Forward to Supporting NIU Funding Efforts for FY 2014
A description of support provided by OSP and the Division of Research and Graduate Studies is included, along with information on three new Division initiatives in FY14.
NIU Deadlines for NSF Major Research Instrumentation Competition
NSF’s Major Research Instrumentation program is available. There are limits on the number of proposals NIU can submit. Internal deadline dates are announced for this fall.
Federal Funding Notices
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OSP Office Closure: Please be advised that the Office of Sponsored Projects (OSP) will observe the University’s holiday schedule for non-essential services beginning Monday, December 23, 2013. As such, OSP will close at 4:30 P.M. on Friday, December 20, 2013 and will re-open at 8:00 A.M. on Thursday, January 2, 2014. (See more)
NSF has released the new Grant Proposal Guide and Award and Administration Guide, effective February 2014. (11/19/13)
NIH issues additional notice regarding resuming operations after the shutdown, including information on rescheduling peer review meetings. (10/24/13)
NSF Guidance Regarding Potential Government Shutdown (PDF) (9/30/13)
NSF and Department of Education Release the Report: Common Guidelines for Education Research and Development. Click for report and FAQs. (9/10/13)