Sponsored Programs Support

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The CFE team is here to support you.

Research and Sponsored Programs staff within the Center for Faculty Excellence are dedicated to serving the Simmons University faculty in the search for funds to support research and externally sponsored activities.

From the inception of an idea to submit a proposal to award acceptance and non-financial management the office is prepared to offer professional assistance in all phases of the process.

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Questions?

If you have any questions, please reach out to the Center for Faculty Excellence.

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Find Funding Opportunities

Resources are available to match potential funding sources to ideas and bringing together the right research opportunities and collaborators.

Find Funding

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Develop & Submit Proposals

Our team is here to help you with preparing your project budget, reviewing and completing any required certifications, interpreting sponsor guidelines, reviewing proposal for compliance and transmitting the proposal to the funder.

Submit a Proposal

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Manage Awards

Managing grant and contract awards for research projects can be confusing. We're here to help!

Manage Awards

Resources


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External Resources, Templates & Forms

Find external resources, templates & forms.

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Internal Documentation

Find internal checklists, forms, templates, policies & procedures.

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Fact Sheet

Simmons Institutional Information for Sponsored Projects.

Recent News

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STEM Student Receives Research Scholarship from American Chemical Society

Biochemistry major and Literature and Writing minor Reagan Cleversey ’26 received the competitive James Flack Norris / Theodore William Richards Summer Research Scholarship from the American Chemical Society. She spoke with us about her passion for medicinal chemistry and the importance of mentorship.


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Congratulations to the 2024 SURPASs Scholars

Twelve undergraduate scholars from different disciplines have been selected to join the Summer Undergraduate Research Program at Simmons (SURPASs), a highly competitive, fully funded research and mentorship program. During this six week intensive, students will work with a faculty mentor to execute an independent research project of their own design and development.


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Accelerated Degree Student Presents Poster on ChatGPT at Technical Symposium

Raneem Emad Amer Mousa ’25 is pursuing the Dual-Degree in Engineering Simmons offers in collaboration with Columbia University. Her research project, “Is ChatGPT the Academic Catalyst We’ve All Been Waiting For?” was accepted for inclusion in the SIGCSE Technical Symposium 2024.


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Chemistry/Physics Student Accepted into Research Experience at UPenn

Annabelle Hannah ’25, a double-major in Chemistry and Physics, was accepted into the 2024 summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program at the University of Pennsylvania (UPenn). The 10-week program is funded by the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF).


Kiani Jacobs

Finding Community at Simmons as a Transfer Commuter Student

While at Simmons, Exercise Science major and Health Care Management minor Kiani Jacobs ’23 received the 2023 Senior Scholar Award and interned at the Harvard Medical Ginty Lab on Neurological Research. Starting a PhD in Exercise Science this fall, she...


Misty Neader ’25MWS and Devin Ryan ’21

A Mother Follows Her Child’s Footsteps to a Simmons Education

During high school, Devin Ryan ’21 toured Simmons, where they later majored in Biology. Meanwhile, someone close to Ryan was also inspired by that campus tour: their mother, Misty Neader ’25MSW.


Gracyn Delaune ’24 poses with the coastline of Ireland in the background

A Multidisciplinary Education: Irish Immersion, State House Internship, and Reproductive Health Research

Sociology major Gracyn Delaune ’24 reflects on her time abroad, impactful internships and research opportunities, her favorite professors and what it is like to attend school in Boston.


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Merging a Scholarly Stance with Lived Experience

Africana Studies and Political Science double major Reham Zeroual ’24 discusses her engagement with Student Senate, her favorite courses and professors, as well as her experience as a first-generation college student.


The Center for Faculty Excellence

The Center for Faculty Excellence (CFE) provides structures and opportunities to empower faculty excellence and help Simmons faculty thrive in their professional lives.

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Lenko Tankov

Senior Associate Director of Research and Sponsored Programs

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