For Researchers

Award Management FAQs

From start up to close out, the review and management of sponsored research awards can sometimes be a complex and seemingly daunting challenge. The service units of the Office for the Vice President for Research (OVPR) – Grants Hub, OIPTT, ORE, OSPA – and ISU Sponsored Programs Accounting (SPA) have developed a comprehensive set of FAQs to help ease the confusion and anxiety that can come with the management of sponsored awards.

Within the below FAQs, researchers and principal investigators will find answers to the most commonly asked questions in these key subject-matter areas: