Sponsored Projects and Research Competition (SPARC)

SPARC (Sponsored Projects and Research Competition) is an internal proposal competition created to familiarize faculty and staff with the competitive proposal submission process and encourage the pursuit of external funds. Funding from this competition will be used to support activities that reflect the university‚Äôs mission to engage in research, scholarship, and creativity activities that enhance the educational experience of students by the faculty and staff. SPARC is funded by the Office of Academic Affairs and administered by the Office of Sponsored Projects & Grant Writing in conjunction with the participating college, division, or department.


In order to maximize the impact of the award funding, SPARC will be open to one MUW college or division at a time. For more information on when SPARC will be open to your email, please contact OSP at osp@muw.edu.

Current Eligible Applicants: Division of Education and Outreach faculty and staff. 

Please Note: The pre-proposal stage is now complete. The full application is invite only. Eligible applicants have been notified and only those proposal applications will be accepted.

Submission instructions: Please download the Call for Full Proposals below for instructions. Your completed proposal should be submitted through the form below.

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