Research and Project Administration

Government shutdown related information has been added under "Resources"

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October 2023 Government Shutdown
Sept. 28, 2023

Dear Colleagues,

As you have likely heard, a federal government shutdown is possible starting Oct. 1. The staff in the Office of the Dean for Research, and specifically the Office of Research and Project Administration (ORPA), together with Sponsored Research Accounting in the Office of the Vice President for Finance and Treasurer,…

Glitches with SciENcv & Available NSF Support
Aug. 28, 2023

As per the National Science Foundation: Effective October 23, 2023, the fillable format will no longer be available or accepted for submission of the biographical sketch and current and pending (other) support sections of an NSF proposal. NSF has been working closely with NIH on enhancing SciENcv and addressing known issues.

New Requirement for NSF Proposals and Progress Reports Effective October 2023
June 12, 2023

Dear Colleagues,

As federal sponsors have worked to harmonize their disclosure requirements, they have encouraged researchers to use digital persistent identifiers (DPIs) to readily share information related to their professional activities and to simplify disclosure processes across agencies. I write to make sure that you are aware…

We Are Hiring!

What We Do

As part of Princeton University’s Office of the Dean for Research, the Office of Research and Project Administration (ORPA) serves as a go-to resource for all things related to sponsored research funding. We help make research at Princeton happen, offering professional assistance across fields and throughout the sponsored research lifecycle, from proposal preparation to award management and close-out.


Trainings and Events

International Shipping
Wed, Oct 11, 2023, 1:00 pm2:30 pm
All About NIH Subaward Agreements: Free Webinar
Tue, Oct 17, 2023, 1:00 pm2:00 pm
Introduction to Export Controls - Basics
Tue, Oct 17, 2023, 2:00 pm3:00 pm
Introduction to Export Controls - Advanced
Wed, Oct 18, 2023, 2:00 pm3:00 pm


FY23 Proposals Submitted: 1,037 ($983,806,790)

FY23 Proposals Awarded: 502 ($277,149,199)

FY23 Expenditures: 1,632 ($249,964,937)