The Office of Research and Sponsored Projects team strives to provide an updated listing of resources for college faculty members and students. Find information on federal, state, and local resources and workshops offered by your ORSP.

Federal Resources

  • Whether you need a high-level introduction to the application process, or you are looking for a step-by-step explanation of a particular Applicant task, we encourage you to consult the resources on this page.

  • A Short Summary of Federal Grants

  • Understanding Federal Grant Application Guidelines.

  • Host expenditures may be incurred for meals, beverage, and small gifts (excluding gift certificates) by or on behalf of employees, students, or guests of UNLV in the conduct of necessary business activities. Hosting must provide a benefit to UNLV through the establishment of goodwill, promotion of programs, or the creation of opportunities for meetings in which the mission of UNLV may be advanced. Small gifts in this context are $75.00 or less. (gifts valued over $25.00 are taxable to the recipient. A signed IRS Form W-9 must be submitted to Accounts Payable when a gift valued over $25.00 is presented.). Host expenditures may not be used to pay or reimburse expenses otherwise not allowed by state or institutional regulations.

  • U.S. Department of State International Per Diem

    Foreign per diem rates are set on a monthly basis and should be checked prior to departure on overseas travel. The rates shown are in US dollar currency, not local currency.

  • GSA - Domestic Per Diem Rate

    Domestic per diem rates are set by fiscal year effective on October 1. The current rates can be found by searching city and state (or zip code).

  • Provides links to other grant information such as IES funding,, and grants training courses. Also provides links to online applications and information on deadlines and amounts.

State, Local, and UNLV Resources

  • Grant Opportunities and their awards are listed on the site. Individuals can subscribe to grant updates.

  • The Nevada State Grant Office provides a full range of grant support for state agencies to include: the identification of funding opportunities, grant writing and editing, review of grant materials, developing collaborations, coordinating grant activities with internal and external partners, obtaining and developing data matrices, budget assistance, grant project management, and technical assistance with system or other grant management systems.

  • The CCSD Institutional Review Board website.

  • CCSD Contact information and how to get support.

  • Stipend Information for Graduate Assistants. Stipend may vary depending on program. Additional Information related to Graduate Assistant funding is also provided on the Graduate College website.

  • The Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) serves as the principal point of contact for individuals seeking and/or managing external funding for research, scholarship, and creative activities. It acknowledges and supports the efforts of faculty in seeking and utilizing external funding on behalf of their own professional interests and on behalf of the university's mission. The OSP contact person for the College of Education is Felicia Sumler.

  • UNLV must ensure that we develop a proposal budget that requests sufficient funds to accomplish the scope of the work and that complies with federal, state, and sponsor-specific rules and regulations. A basic budget template can also be found on OSP’s website.

  • The University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV) University Libraries created this website to provide helpful resources for researchers designing or implementing a data management plan. Both public and UNLV-specific resources are provided in this guide.

  • The Office of Research Integrity - Human Subjects seeks to safeguard the rights and welfare of human subjects involved in research conducted by UNLV faculty, staff, and students.

Boilerplate Information

  • Provides an overall description of the University.

  • Demographic breakdown of the university's students.

  • Background history related to the university.

  • Describes the university's capacity to successfully carry out grant activities and effectiveness measures.

  • Information about the facilities, equipment, and resources available at the university.

  • A breakdown of the Indirect Costs (F&A) rate for UNLV.

  • Minority Serving Institutions (MSI) eligible information listing.

  • A breakdown of the faculty in the college and the departments.

UNLV's Legal Name: Board of Regents, Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) on behalf of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
The university's TIN (also known as an EIN): 88-6000024A3
DUNS Number: 098377336

Additional UNLV Boilerplate Information can be found on the UNLV Research and Economic Development site.