Lincoln University - Office of Institutional Effectiveness

Welcome to the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP)

In advancing our vision for empowerment and accountability to our valued
stakeholders, ORSP will play the engaging role of a service-oriented unit that
provides catalytic, confident, competent, and caring leadership to the Lincoln
University of Pennsylvania community in the institutionalization of our status
as an emerging research institution.

As an “office of opportunities”, ORSP will develop, promote, and continually
support a campus culture of active sponsored research engagement that will build
and implement sound institutional capacity for competitive advantage in national
and international extramural funding sources.

To this end, ORSP will accomplish the following:

  1. Act as a resource for University stakeholders to empower faculty, staff, and
    students in carrying out their scholarly, experimental, pedagogical, creative,
    and organizational projects
  2. Provide oversight for the successful administration of sponsored programs–
    to include grants, contracts, and cooperative agreements
  3. Provide consultation services regarding research and sponsored-program
  4. Comply with federal, state, and University regulations and other appropriate
    guiding principles through a professionally supported relationship with our

Our services will include, but are not limited to, the following: helping to
move ideas into concepts, conducting prospect research to align with concepts,
identifying funding opportunities, assisting in the creation and strengthening
of application materials for submission to external funding agencies, providing
training programs for successful research and sponsored-programs activities,
ensuring appropriate legal compliances, and advancing best practices in
effective post-award administration of funded projects.

Thank you so much for visiting our website.

Always the very best that we can imagine and positively actualize.


M. Ehi Ayewoh, Ph.D., CALD
Chief Research & Sponsored
Programs Officer/AVP