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Office of Sponsored Programs

Upcoming 2014 - 2015 Application Deadlines

Student Research Fund - Monday, November 3

Fund for Research - Monday, November 17

The Office of Sponsored Programs is dedicated to serving the Simmons College faculty in the search for funds to support research and externally sponsored activities. From the inception of an idea to the submission of a proposal, the office is prepared to offer professional assistance in all phases of the process.

Resources are available to match potential funding sources to ideas and to assist in the interpretation of sponsor guidelines. The Office of Sponsored Programs assists in the preparation of the project budget, review and completion of any required certifications, review of the proposal for compliance issues, and the transmittal of the proposal to the funder.

In addition to its fund seeking activities, the office provides administrative support to the college's Committee for the Protection of Human Subjects in Research (IRB) and the Fund for Research Committee.

The Office of Sponsored Programs is located in Room E-206, MCB.

Sponsored Programs Updates

Financial Conflicts of Interest - UPDATED

The Public Health Service (PHS) has implemented new regulations governing the disclosure and administration of financial conflicts of interest related to PHS-funded research. To learn more go to the Financial Conflicts of Interest Policies page on the Sponsored Programs website.

Simmons College Internal Faculty Funding Application Deadlines

Faculty Development Fund 2014 - 2015 - UPDATED

Summer Deadline: Friday, June 13, 2014, for conferences between July 1, 2014 and Sept. 30, 2014
Fall Deadline: Monday, September 15, 2014, for conferences between Oct. 1, 2014 and Jan. 31, 2015
Spring Deadline: Friday, January 16, 2015, for conferences between Feb. 1, 2015 and June 30, 2015

Simmons College Fund for Research

Fall Deadline: November 17
Spring Deadline: March 17

President's Fund for Faculty Excellence - UPDATED

Deadline: To be determined


Main College Building
Room E-206
300 The Fenway
Boston, MA 02115


Jon Kimball
Phone: 617-521-2411

Valerie Beaudrault
Grant & Contract Administrator & Human Protections Administrator
Phone: 617-521-2415


Monday -Friday
8:30am - 4:30pm