Research & Sponsored Programs


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
Faculty Sabbatical Open Oct. 3, 2023 Lori Trimble
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
Wisconsin Space Grant Consortium (WSGC)
WSGC Elijah Balloon High-Altitude Research Fellowship
Thommy G. Thompson Center on Public Leadership October 1st 2018 & March 1st 2019

Grant opportunities provided by WiSys.

Grant Name Status Due Date Contact Person
Ignite Grant Program - Applied Research Open January 27, 2020 WiSys
Small Company Advancement Program (WiSCAP) Open No deadline WiSys
WiSys Spark Grant Program Open June 3, 2019


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