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Office of Research and Sponsored Programs

Office of Research and Sponsored Programs

Reporting to MUSC’s Vice President for Research, the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP) assists faculty and staff with the administrative processes involved with obtaining and conducting extramurally funded programs.  ORSP reviews and approves grant and contract proposal submissions, reviews, negotiates and officially accepts all sponsored program agreements/awards and provides post-award support services and guidance with the goal of maintaining regulatory, institutional and sponsor compliance.  ORSP serves as the official point of contact for sponsored programs, and is the authorized signatory for all sponsored project activities at MUSC.

ORSP Updates - Information Session Presentations

May 28, 2016 ORSP/OGCA Updates

  • Trainee Termination Notices
  • Payment of Sub-Recipient Invoices
  • NIH Forms-D
  • Data Use Agreements and Business Associate Agreements

March 16, 2016 ORSP Updates

January 20, 2016 ORSP Updates

December 15, 2015 ORSP Updates

October 14, 2015 ORSP Updates

Letter of Intent for Industry Sponsored Research

September 15, 2015 ORSP Updates


Federal Forms SF424 transition to Forms-D -  From the NIH eSubmission Items of Interest (2/29/16)

FAQs - Internal 3 Business Day Deadline for proposal submission

SciENcv General Information

SciENcv Creating a Profile

MUSC Policy for the Use of Individual Development Plans (IDPs) for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Scholars

Financial Conflict of Interest (FCOI) Certification Requirements for External Investigators to Research Projects

Guidelines and Information

Fellowship Application Aids

Guidelines and Resources

Hot Links


PubMed Central

Guideline for No-Cost Extension requests

NIH Links

ERA Commons

Manuscript Submission System

New NIH Biographical Sketch and Form

NIH Help

NIH Public Access Policy Help

Data Sharing Plans (Requirements and Assistance)

eRA Commons - Links and information