Office of Sponsored Programs

Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP)

Grant Proposal Development

Understanding the Grant Process - step by step instructionsFind Grant FundingPreparing a Proposal maestroFAQOSP formstipscontacts 

Post-award / Project Management can be found in Financial Services

Research Compliance

Animal Research - IACUCBiosafety - IBCHuman Research - IRBExport ControlPost-Approval MonitoringResearch Misconduct 


NSF Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) program internal deadline is set for September 28, 2018.  

Only PIs who submit an Internal Notices of Intent (INOI) will be eligible to be selected to submit a full MRI proposal to the NSF.


NEW!! PSI - Proposal Submission Incentive

Earn money for your research by submitting grant proposals!  Learn more now.


15th Annual Pathways Student Research Symposium

The Pathways Student Research Symposium is open to all Texas A&M University-Commerce students with separate categories for undergraduate, masters, and doctoral level research. The symposium provides students the opportunity to showcase their research efforts, network with faculty, gain exposure to graduate and post-graduate opportunities, and form lasting collaborative relationships for future research.

Applications are now being accepted!


OSP Mission:

The Office of Sponsored Programs supports and protects the PI, department and university.  We are dedicated to
(1) providing assistance with seeking external funding;
(2) training individuals to independently seek and procure funding;
(3) facilitating interdisciplinary collaborations;
(4) providing the resources and tools necessary for researchers to prepare successful grant proposals; and
(5) ensure ongoing compliance with federal, state, and local regulations and guidelines.

OSP Goals:
1. Assist faculty and staff in pursuing and obtaining external funding for research and sponsored projects
2. Maintain compliance in all areas of research
3. Conduct informational sessions and training on topics relevant to research and sponsored projects
4. Enhance recognition and dissemination of outstanding sponsored research, scholarship, and creative
5. Facilitate student engagement in research

Pre-Award Assistance

The Grant Process
Proposal Writing Information
Find External Funding
Funding Opportunities
Limited Submission Announcements
Find Student Funding
Develop a Grant Proposal
Develop a Grant Budget
Submit a Grant Application
Submit a Collaborative Grant Application/Subaward

Research Compliance

Research Compliance Overview
Research Compliance Training
Compliance Training Verification Form
Export Controls
IACUC-Research with Animals
IBC-Research with Hazardous Materials
IRB-Research with Humans
Post-Approval Monitoring
Responsible Conduct of Research
Time and Effort


General Information and Resources

Staff Directory and Services

OSP Organizational Chart

Sponsored Program Definition

Training and Workshops

University Institution Information

Using Pivot to Find Grants 


Research Policies and Procedures

Become a Grant Reviewer for a Federal Agency

Frequently Asked Questions

Suggestions and Feedback

2018 Training Schedule

OSP Annual Researchers Awards Reception and Ceremony