New Faculty Resources

If you are new to GW and are interested in exploring research opportunities, applying to research funding opportunities, or transferring a grant in, welcome! Each year we put together a welcome packet of information for new faculty. Please download it here to learn more about the Office of the Vice President for Research. You will find additional helpful information for getting started below.

Are you . . . 
Just getting started?

There are a number of online resources available to search for funding and contract opportunities. Set up a customized search using Pivot. Contact askovpr@gwu.edu to learn more.

For assistance in preparing a proposal, GW’s Research Enhancement Unit provides training, forums for collaboration, and consulting/editing services. Attend their Pre Award Grant Development Boot Camp.

Once you have applied for funding, prepare for your award:

Contact your post-award Sponsored Projects Administrator to learn more about PI Dashboard

Find collaborators at the university by searching GW Expert Finder by name or keyword.

Transferring in a Grant? Reach out to your Associate Dean for Research and the OVPR Assistant Director for Pre-Award Management to discuss pre-award services
Ready to apply for a grant?

Identify an administrator in your school or department who can help. Schedule a meeting with your OVPR pre-award support team, and start your next proposal in Cayuse 424.

Available resources:

Interested in accessing/utilizing data that may require unique security requirements?

Visit the GW Libraries to discuss what needs to go into a Data Management Plan. Contact your school/institute IT specialist to determine the necessary equipment, etc., that may be required. Build necessary costs into your proposed budget.

OVPR’s Data Use & Management webpage provides additional information.

Interested in working with an industry partner or commercializing an invention?

Contact GW’s Office of Corporate & Industry Research to discuss working with industry partners.

Contact GW’s Office of Technology Transfer to learn more about commercializing an innovation.

Contact Information

OVPR Sponsored Projects Staff

The Director for Sponsored Projects oversees OVPR’s pre-award services, award negotiation & setup, and post-award services. Learn who has been assigned to your school/institute: http://research.gwu.edu/department-directory
School/Institute Support OVPR works closely with Associate Deans for Research and administrators in the schools and institutes to provide research administrative support. Learn more about the various roles and responsibilities in our Sponsored Projects Handbook