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Research and Sponsored Programs


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Research and Sponsored Programs

628 S. High Street
Filano Hall, Room 205
West Chester, PA 19383

Phone: 610-436 3557
Fax: 610-436-2689

Gautam Pillay, Ph.D.
Associate Vice President
610-436 3557

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The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP) provides administrative and technical support and oversight to faculty and staff in the development and submission of proposals to external organizations, including federal, state, and private-sector sponsors, to support research, scholarly, and creative activities. Click on the ORSP services for more information.

Recent Calls for Proposals

WCU Foundation Faculty and Student Research (FaStR) Program

 FaStR grants are 12 to 18-month awards for WCU faculty and students to conduct collaborative research projects that result in meaningful contributions to their respective professional fields and to their professional development.

Internal Competition for the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Summer Stipends

The NEH Sumer Stipends supports individuals pursuing advanced research that is of value to humanities scholars, general audiences, or both.¬† Since each university can only nominate two faculty, there will be an internal selection of applications prior to the NEH’s submission deadline:

Learn more about the NEH Summer Stipend Program


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Dr. Lisa Marano, Associate Professor of Mathematics, receives a grant from the Society of Actuaries for $6000 for her project ASAP! Actuarial Science Academy Program

PIVOT training will be held on September 29th, at 3:30 PM in Anderson 024

The 2015 Summer Undergraduate Research Institute (SURI) has just concluded. Learn more about the program


WCU Annual Research Report
Research Office Information Sheet
Researcher Resources