Research & Sponsored Programs

Important Updates & Deadlines

FacES (Faculty Expert System)


Cayuse is now being used for all grant submissions both internal and external.  It is also being used for all IRB protocol submissions.  Use your Net ID with all lower case letters to sign in.  Training session sign-up is available at
MyUWW.Cayuse Logo


The Training & Workshop page contains a test site for Cayuse and link to CITI training.   (Link is also below.) 

CITI Training is mandatory for all IRB and IACUC protocols.  

CITI Program

Please note that you will not be able to enter Cayuse IRB for at least 48 business hours after completing CITI training.



The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs strives to provide information on funding opportunies for UW-Whitewater.  The department subscribes to several search engines to funding sources. 

UW-Whitewater provides opportunities for grants and professional development.  Please click on the links below for the Request for Proposal (RFP) of each opportunity to view the requirements of each award.  The deadlines shown are for the grant submission to ORSP; there may be earlier deadlines to your department chair, dean, or division head to obtain approval or letters of support.  Please see the specific grant pages for additional information including specific deadline times.

Grant Name Status/ETA Due Date Contact Person
Academic Staff Development Open February 8, 2019 Rebecca Mueller
Accelerating Research Excellence Awards (AREA) Closed TBD Carl Fox
Assessment Grant Closed Feb. 9, 2018 Office of Academic Assessment
Engaged Scholarship Pilot Grant Program Closed Dec. 1, 2017 Seth Meisel
Faculty Development Grant Nov. 2, 2018 Dec. 5, 2018 Rebecca Mueller
Faculty Initiative for Research/ Scholarly/ Creative Excellence (FIRE) Closed TBD Noelle Wilharm
Faculty Sabbatical Closed Sept. 14, 2018 Rebecca Mueller
Grant Writing Fellowship Closed April 22, 2016 Carl Fox
Strategic Initiatives Awards Closed Sep. 30, 2017 Noelle Wilharm
Student Technology Fee Closed TBD Noelle Wilharm
Undergraduate Research and Grant Opportunities Open Various Undergraduate Research Program

UW-System grants and professional development funds are listed below.  Please click on the links below for additional information regarding each specific grant opportunity.  Submissions for grants will still need to go through ORSP for signatures.  Please make sure that submissions are provided to ORSP so there is time for review, signing and submission of the required information.

Grant Name Due Date
Ideadvance Seed Fund Grant
UW System Women and Science Program
UW System Regent Scholar Program Oct. 31, 2018
Wisconsin Alliance for Minority Participation (WiscAMP) Small Grant
Wisconsin Space Grant Consortium (WSGC)
WSGC Elijah Balloon High-Altitude Research Fellowship
Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute

Tommy G. Thompson Center on Public Leadership

Faculty Research Awards Guidelines

Speaker and Faculty Funding Press Release

Speaker Grants Guidelines

October 1st 2018 & March 1st 2019

Grant opportunities provided by WiSys.

Grant Name Status Due Date Contact Person
Applied Research Grant Program (ARG) Closed December 18, 2017 WiSys
Applied Research - WiSys Technology Advancement Grant Program (AR-WiTAG) Closed December 18, 2017 WiSys
Prototype Development Fund Program Open No deadline WiSys
Small Company Advancement Program (WiSCAP) Open No deadline WiSys
Wisconsin Science & Technology Symposium 2018 Travel Assistance Open August 31, 2018 Alicia Schiff at WiSys
WiSys Spark Grant Program Open June 1, 2018

The following are subscriptions that are provided to campus with funding from ORSP.

Grant Name Status Finding Funding Details
SPIN (Sponsored Programs Information Network) Open Download Instructions
GRC (Grant Resource Center) Open Download Instructions
PIVOT Open  Download Instructions
Foundations in Wisconsin Open Download Instructions
Foundations Center Directory Online Open Download Instructions

ProQuest (Pivot) is supporting the following research being conducted on scholarly reading practices.  Please take the survey if you are interested.

New TOOLKIT for Pivot.  Makes your profile easier to use.


Office of Research and Sponsored Programs
800 West Main Street
2243 Andersen Library
Whitewater, WI 53190-1790


Phone: 262-472-5212
Fax: 262-472-5214