Wayne State University

Julie Osburn

Julie  Osburn
Director, Academic - Grant & Contract Support Services
441 Education

Office Hours: Faculty and staff are welcome to contact me directly to set up a time to meet and discuss research and/or funding needs. Students with questions regarding scholarships should email coescholarships@wayne.edu.

(313) 577-0909
(313) 577-3606

  • Masters of Education, Educational Psychology, Wayne State University, College of Education
  • Bachelor of Arts, Oakland University, College of Arts and Sciences
  • Concentration in Women's Studies, Oakland University


Assist the Associate Dean for Research in the College of Education with providing leadership over pre-award grant projects and activities in order to increase external funding for the College of Education. Also responsible for managing day-to-day operations of pre-award research office, including planning, developing and directing initiatives that increase grant productivity, improve business processes and overall operational effectiveness. In addition, manage overall administration of the College of Education’s student scholarship program.


Area Of Expertise

  • Grant writing
  • Pre-Award Research Administration
  • Program development
  • Corporate and Foundation fundraising