King Abdullah I School of Graduate Studies and Scientific Research

Office of Sponsored Projects

About

The Office of Sponsored Projects serves as a central resource to support the research and projects at PSUT by providing guidance and stewardship for the research community and the College.

 

Mission:

Our mission is to foster research administration excellence in support of the University's global leadership in research. 

Each Sponsored Projects Officer is part of a specialized area and is assigned to focus on proposals for the colleges. 

 

The Goal:

The office provides pre-award services, post-award services, and self-support program management services for PSUT’s sponsored programs and projects.

To identify and put in place culturally-relevant systems and best practices for:

  1. Identifying R&D and outreach funding opportunities on a regular basis in order to disseminate them to appropriate faculty members and/or research staff in the most efficient and effective manner possible;
  2. Match-making between funding opportunities and capabilities based on research interest and expertise;
  3. Conducting proposal writing workshops on a regular basis to spread awareness and to train faculty and research staff on how to develop competitive proposals of different types (research, capacity building, training);
  4. Pre-award support for faculty members and research staff via their own specific proposals, which includes technical writing, budget development, intellectual property management and contracting issues, among others;
  5. Post-award support for faculty members and research staff with the management of grants and contracts such as billing, invoicing sponsors, processing payments, meeting deadlines, submitting deliverables, and closing out projects.

 

Office Responsibilities:

OSP team services and support include the following:

  • Sponsored programs communication and publications; funding alerts, and custom searches
  • Grant-search consultations; guidance on use of grant-search tools
  • Grant-related workshops and webinars
  • Review of sponsor guidelines
  • Coordination and assistance with proposal plans, project budgets, and submission timelines
  • Review and verification of compliance
  • Proposal routing for authorized signers’ approvals
  • Award negotiation and acceptance on behalf of the PI
  • New account setup, including creation of timelines for deliverables
  • Project management orientation for PIs
  • Oversight of day to day fiscal management and compliance regulations
  • Monitoring of budgets and cash flow
  • Project closeout in collaboration with Finance and Accounting and with Human Resources

 

 

Funding Agencies:

The Higher Council for Science and Technology

Abdul Hameed Shoman Foundation

King Abdullah II Fund for Development

 

Scientific Research Support Fund

Global Partnership for Education-GPE

EU Commission - Jordan

CRDF Global - MENA HUB

The American Chamber of Commerce in Jordan

 

GIZ Sport for Development Jordan

 

Potential Grants:

 

Devex

Grants.com

Grants.Gov

Fluxx

 

Announcements:

- اسم البرنامج :

Transforming Systems through Partnership Programme (TSP)

1. موعد بدء تقديم طلبات الدعم لمقترحات المشروعات للعام 2021/2020 هو 2020/10/1.

2. آخر موعد لتقديم الطلبات هو 2020/11/30.

3. الموقع الإلكتروني الخاص بالمجلس الأعلى للعلوم والتكنولوجيا / صندوق دعم البحث العلمي والتطوير في الصناعة www.hcst.gov.jo 

4. الموقع الخاص بالأكاديمية الملكية للهندسة في بريطانيا للتسجيل الإلكتروني https://grants.raeng.org.uk

5. للاستفسار يرجى مراجعة مديرة الصندوق الآنسة ريما راس على هاتف رقم (5342364) أو البريد الإلكتروني rima@hcst.gov.jo

Training and Webinars:

Here will be added offered trainings

Staff

The Office of Sponsored Projects’ staff are here to serve PSUT research community. Below you will find more information about our staff. Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions or concern:

Nisreen Altaie

Tel: +962 6 5359 949   Ext: 5703