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Success Stories!

The Office of Sponsored Research and Programs is pleased to release the 2020-2021 OSRP Annual Report. Download the report to learn about 23 new MSU Denver grants and contracts, and read the success stories from the Principal Investigators, and Co-PIs, who made these new projects possible.

Download the 2021 OSRP Annual Report here.






Funding Success with Hispanic Serving Institution Grants

Learn more about recent grants and how centering diversity, equity and inclusion has provided new opportunities for students and educators.


Read the story in MSU Denver’s Early Bird

Upcoming Hispanic Serving Institution Grant Deadlines


Collaborative Infrastructure Grant plants seeds for Auraria Campus Industry 4.0 Center of Excellence.

MSU Denver is developing a new advanced-manufacturing center on the Auraria Campus to strengthen the state’s workforce through Industry 4.0 technologies such as artificial intelligence, augmented reality and the Internet of Things. The multiyear, multimillion-dollar project, which includes the University of Colorado Denver and Community College of Denver, kicks off this fall thanks to a $135,000 Collaborative Infrastructure Grant from the Colorado State Office of Economic Development and International Trade.

Read the full story in RED.

STEM Scholars Grant v1

MSU Denver $1 million National Science Foundation Grant

STEM scholars at Metropolitan State University of Denver will begin to benefit from a $1 million Building Identity Leading to Diversity (BUILD) grant in June. The funds come from the National Science Foundation and are dedicated to bolstering minority students’ STEM access and opportunities at MSU Denver and Community College of Denver through May 2025.  

Read the full story.

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University Joins National Push to Diversify and Grow Cybersecurity Workforce

MSU Denver is one of just 11 institutions taking part in the National Security Agency (NSA) grant-funded Cybersecurity Education Diversity Initiative.


Read the story in MSU Denver’s Early Bird

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National Science Foundation STEM Workforce Report

Individuals in the STEM workforce make important contributions to improve a nation’s living standards, economic growth, and global competitiveness. This National Science Foundation (NSF) report, The STEM Labor Force of Today: Scientists, Engineers, and Skilled Technical Workers, details aspects of the U.S. STEM workforce, including growth, demographic makeup, earnings, and unemployment. Read the report.


Office of Sponsored Research and Programs

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Phone: 303-605-5297

Email: [email protected]

Office Location:
Jordan Student Success Building (JSSB)
890 Auraria Parkway
3rd Floor – #342

Mailing Address:
Metropolitan State University of Denver
Office of Sponsored Research and Programs (OSRP)
Campus Box 4
P.O. Box 173362
Denver, CO 80217-3362