Research and Project Administration

COVID-19 website bannerPrinceton University is actively monitoring coronavirus (COVID-19) developments and the evolving guidance from government and health authorities as set forth on the University's COVID-19: Coronavirus Information website.  Phased Resumption of On-Campus Research Began June 17, 2020, and has been expanded for the Spring 2021 semester.  In support of the University's continuing research activities, ORPA has compiled a list of Frequently Asked Questions related to sponsored programs.

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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.


Sponsored Research Annual Report

The University Research Board (URB) Annual Report of Research catalogues the diverse portfolio of sponsored research at Princeton.  We invite you to review the details in this report which highlights funding from an expansive range of external sponsors.  The tables below are a snapshot of proposals submitted and awards received by month, representing the success of the research enterprise.  

FY20 Proposals

Graph of monthly proposal amounts

FY20 Awards

Graph of awards received in FY20