Students working on a project funded by WSU Grants & Sponsored Projects.

Grants & Sponsored Projects

Grants & Sponsored Projects (G&SP) is a catalyst for members of the Winona State community who are seeking grant funding for research, professional development, program development, and special projects.

Grants & Sponsored Projects identifies grant makers, promotes grant writing, assists grant writers, and advises on and administers grants-related regulations.

Services — WSU Grants & Sponsored Projects:

  • Grant seeking education
  • Classroom presentations
  • Funding source research
  • Funding source contacts
  • Application information
  • Proposal guideline analysis
  • Project planning
  • Proposal outlining
  • Content advice
  • Institutional narrative information
  • Editing
  • Budget preparation
  • Institutional approvals
  • Transmitting proposals
  • Report review


• Learn more about Undergraduate Student Research & Creative Projects Grants and Travel Support for Research & Creative Presentations.

• All individuals associated with research involving human subjects (IRB) or animal subjects (IACUC) must use IRBNet to submit protocol packages. The first step is to enroll in IRBNet, where submission forms, guidelines, and checklists are available.

• Submitting your first protocol to the IRB? Check this brief tutorial, “Obtaining IRB Approval.”

• Individuals associated with research involving human subjects are required to complete the Human Subjects Education Module and quiz.

• NSF supported undergraduates, graduate students and postdoctoral researchers are required to complete Responsible Conduct in Research Training (WSU uses the NCPRE’s module).

• NIH supported individuals are required to review the WSU Financial Conflict of Interest Module, and the supplemental NIH FCOI Tutorial, available on eRA Commons, and submit the certificate of completion to G&SP.

Brett Ayers, Director
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