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 mission 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.

News and Alerts

NIH Salary Cap Update

NIH has released NOT-OD-23-056, announcing the salary limitation of $212,100 (effective January 1, 2023) for NIH grant and cooperative agreement awards and extramural research and development contract awards. The Salary Cap Guidance page can provide additional information related to budgeting with this maximum.

RPPR Module Update

The NIH RPPR Module will be updated on June 23, 2022. A new budget template will be used for non-SNAP awards. NIH published an interim RPPR instruction guide.

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.

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