Georgia Southern University is a comprehensive Carnegie Doctoral/R2 “high research” University and the largest institution for higher education in the southern half of Georgia. Our faculty and students are actively engaged in research and scholarship efforts across all academic colleges, campuses and centers. Georgia Southern prides itself on a balanced level of undergraduate and graduate student engagement that assists and supports our extensive scholarship efforts and is committed to experiential learning.
Research Services and Sponsored Programs has overall administrative responsibility for developing, coordinating, and stimulating research, scholarship and creative endeavors across the campus community. To further these activities, Research Services and Sponsored Programs facilitates collaborations and partnerships with federal, state, industrial, nonprofit and community entities. Georgia Southern University serves to bring together education, student engagement, research activity and collaborations in ways that benefit the community, the state and the nation.
Research Services and Sponsored Programs supports faculty and staff in the acquisition, performance and administration of projects and programs funded from sources outside the University through research development, administration and service; research integrity and compliance; and award management. These offices serve as the central point of coordination for grants, and contractual obligations from individuals; government and public agencies; and industrial financial and private organizations to support sponsored research and service activities at Georgia Southern University.