Proposal Development

Our mission is to assist faculty, staff and students in seeking out and applying for external research, academic and community activities.

How to Initiate a Proposal with OSP

  • Review the Grant Proposal Approval Process and establish a timeline for proposal submission.
  • Contact one of the staff listed below immediately to discuss your project ideas and submission deadlines.
  • Use the Grants Development Worksheet to help plan your proposal and bring it to your first meeting with OSP.
  • If you are using animals or humans for your research, see links to the left and plan to take the CITI training.
  • Complete the Conflict of Interest form and forward to your dean for review and signature.

Grant Writing Skills

Proposal Development Services 

  • Generation of proposal outline from solicitation
  • Generation of a timeline of tasks for proposal completion
  • Assistance in development of research and management plans
  • Assistance in contacting program officers for discussion of proposal
  • Providing general university or community information or statistics already on file
  • Editing and proofreading
  • Check of compliance to agency solicitation and guidelines
  • Completion of forms and submission of proposal to agency

Proposal Development Staff

Department Contact

  • Sponsored Programs

    Phone: 281-283-3015
    Fax: 281-283-2143

    Bayou Building, 2531
    2700 Bay Area Blvd, Box 44
    Houston, TX 77058-1002