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Office of Research Services (ORS)

The Office of Research Services at Coastal Carolina University assists faculty and staff with preparation and submission of proposals and provides faculty with information on grant and funding opportunities.  It is our goal to create increased faculty interest in grants to support research, training, and public service opportunities.

A major responsibility of our department is to ensure compliance with all federal and state regulations pertinent to grant eligibility and transactions.

ORS also works with the University administration and the Office of Philanthropy on preparation and proposals supporting the institution.

Useful Links

Grant Proposal Submission Process

Services we provide

Staff Directory

Submit your research interests to ORS (short online form)

ORS can help you manage your award!  Contact Michelle McGinnis for any of these services:

- Meet with PIs who are new to research

- Assist with completing appropriate forms

- Provide detailed expenditure reports

- Assist with award revisions such as re-budgeting, no-cost extensions, and personnel changes

- Workshops on post-award policies and processes offered each Spring.  Next workshop January 27th, 11am-12pm, SINGL 112.  Register with pcarter@coastal.edu

Visit our post-award website!

Quick Links

Upcoming Workshops offered by the Office of Research Services and CeTEAL

Human Research Protections Program/CITI Program 

To schedule a presentation of the CITI training program for your CCU students, contact Bruxanne Hein at bruxanne@coastal.edu

New Faculty Grantsmanship Workshop
Thursday, January 22nd
12:15pm - 1:30pm
An overview of the basics of a grant proposal: the abstract, the program description, the goals & objectives, the evaluation, and what to put into a basic budget.  Will revew the funding resources and services available for faculty on capmus through the ORS. Register with CeTEAL 

Post-Award Grants Administration
Tuesday, January 27th

11am - 12pm
Covers University policies and procedures regarding personnel, purchasing, travel, and other reporting and fiscal matters pertaining to grants.  This workshop is designed especially for all college and departmental administrative personnel, and faculty new to research, but all personnel managing funding projects are welcome to attend.  Register by emailing pcarter@coastal.edu by January 20th

Research Services Series: Proposal Writing Basics
Tuesday, February 10, 2015

9:25am - 10:40am
An overview of the essential components of an award winning proposal, including defining the problem, conducting needs assessment, putting together a program strategy, writing goals & objectives, and designing the management and evaluation plan. Register with CeTEAL

Research Services Series: Finding Funding
Thursday, March 19th

9:25am - 10:40am
This is a hands-on workshop for faculty to learn what external funding resources are offered on the ORS website.  It is a do-it-yourself session with staff on hand to answer questions and to assist you in sorting out where to begin your search.  The session will focus on finding available funding, a brief overview of how funding is dispensed, and strategies on how to find funding. Register with CeTEAL

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