Office of Sponsored Projects

The Office of Sponsored Projects (OSP) serves as the coordinating office for externally funded research and sponsored projects at The University of Texas at Austin. The goal of the OSP is to assist faculty and professional research staff in their efforts to secure and ensure proper stewardship of external funding. We do that by assisting research faculty and staff with the following: proposal review, authorization, and submission; award negotiations and acceptance; account management; close-out, reports, audits, collection; professional development and education; export control, and research compliance.

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See the latest information and general questions associated with proposal submission and award management that may arise in relation to COVID-19.

Attestation Form

In accordance to the Guidelines for Charging Faculty Summer Salary to Sponsored Projects, the Attestation Form must be completed for faculty requesting 100% effort on sponsored projects during the summer.

FY2022 Salary Cap

The FY2022 salary cap for Executive Level II is $203,700. A calculator and more information for budgeting this rate can be found on the Salary Cap Guidance page.

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