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The Grant Development Support Unit (GDSU) is a part of the CFAES Office for Research and Graduate Education. Our mission is to serve CFAES employees as they conceptualize, develop, write, and submit their proposals to federal agencies and other entities to seek funding. We work across all disciplines with the goal of making the proposal development process as straightforward and streamlined as possible.

We are available to assist you with proposal development and submission and/or answer grant related questions. We have offices on both the Wooster and Columbus campuses. Please stop by or contact us to see how we can help you submit a successful proposal!

News

  1. Research News - May 2019

    May 7, 2019

    The May 2019 edition of Research News, the College's monthly newsletter for grant writing tips, resources, and updates is now available. Read it here.

  2. Budgeting for postdoctoral positions

    May 3, 2019

    Following a recent onCampus Today article regarding the new guidelines for postdoctoral researchers, I am writing to provide clarity on what this means for our college. As indicated in the article, beginning today all new postdoctoral researchers are to be hired at a minimum salary of $48,000 and hold a 100% FTE term appointment. This al

  3. Research News - April 2019

    Apr 3, 2019

    The April 2019 edition of Research News, the College's monthly newsletter for grant writing tips, resources, and updates is now available. Read it here. If you have comments or suggetions, please send them to gdsu@osu.edu.