Welcome to Penn State Research Affairs

Research is profoundly exciting and challenging. Investigators require a vast and varied network of support to ensure success. Our mission at The Office of Research Affairs (ORA), is to use our expertise to work with investigators to promote, foster, and sustain excellence in basic and clinical research.

Click here for funding opportunities


Please follow ORA review guidelines:

First Review (at least 5 business days prior to sponsor deadline):  Supply copies of ePIAF Summary, guidelines, final SIMS Budget, and a near final draft of application.

Final Review and Submission (2 business days prior to sponsor deadline).   


Are you a new faculty member at the College of Medicine or the Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center?  Please see the following link for information.


Please check the following for information on regulatory approvals:

Human Studies

Non-Human Studies