Training & Resources
About OSP Training
The Office of Sponsored Projects (OSP) offers training classes and webinars in support of research administration at UT Austin. OSP training is designed to provide instruction and best practices to the research administration community for complying with federal rules and regulations as well as UT’s policies and procedures regarding sponsored project management. OSP partners with other research support units at the University – the Office of Research Support and Compliance (ORSC), the Libraries, the Office of Technology Commercialization (OTC), the Office of the Vice President for Research (VPR) – to provide targeted training in specific areas of proposal submission, compliance, and award management.
News & Alerts
The latest news, spotlights, alerts, and highlights.
Subscribe and receive policy and process updates related to sponsored research at UT Austin
Monthly newsletters from OSP informing the campus community of regulatory updates and continuing education opportunities on campus
Training & Professional Development
Grants training for new research administrators
The CRA Study Group is a self-study program for all UT Austin research administrators who are interested in and qualify to take the certified research administrator (CRA) exam.
OSP’s Mediasite is a library of NCURA and other webinars that support the professional development of UT’s research administrators.
Training information for the Cayuse424 system
Premium access provided by UT Austin
OSP calendar of events
Facilities & Administrative (F&A) cost rates and related information
Useful forms, materials and information related sponsored projects.
General information for sponsored project proposals
Principles and policies governing sponsored activity
Additional policies and procedures regarding sponsored activity
Sponsored Research Handbook for Department Research Administration (DRA)
OSP Handbook provides comprehensive information about sponsored projects.
General guidelines and frequently asked questions for postdoctoral fellows
A useful guide for new faculty and researchers
A PI's guide to conducting research
Guidance and information pertaining to managing federal funding
Learn how to request a report regarding proposal and award activity from the OSP.
Application guidance and information pertaining to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Loan Repayment Programs