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Welcome to ORSP

The mission of the Office of Research and Sponsored Projects (ORSP) is to support and promote the research, scholarly, and creative activities of the Stephen F. Austin State University community while encouraging compliance and scholarly integrity.

ORSP provides pre-award and limited, non-financial post-award services related to externally funded grants and contracts, and manages internal research funding programs in support of the SFA mission statement.

Pivot Search Tool
Learn how Pivot can help you find funding and collaborators for your research and sponsored projects.

CITI Training
Research ethics training for SFA faculty, staff and students.

A Library repository for research and scholarly output.



  • 2 CFR 200 - internal update is almost complete! As of 12/26/14, new federal regulations replaced OMB Circulars A-21, A-110, and A-133. The ORSP Grants and Contracts Procedures Manual has been updated to reflect related changes in policies and procedures.


How are we doing? Take a brief survey to tell us about the services you received on your recent proposal submission or other services provided by ORSP.

Prevent grant fraud, waste, and abuse