Research and Sponsored Programs

The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs serves the faculty, staff, and students of Sam Houston State University, located in Huntsville, Texas. ORSP plays many vital roles in connecting SHSU academics to the resources that they need in order to perform ethically sound and intellectually protected research. We also assist the SHSU community in developing budgets and in working with grant sponsors to maximize research opportunities and financial awards.

Our Mission

The mission of the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP) at Sam Houston State University is to promote all aspects of research and other creative endeavors at this institution.

Our Goals

  • To promote research administration that fulfills the university's research endeavors, instruction, and public service missions
  • To provide administrative support in seeking and securing external funding opportunities that support the creative and scholarly accomplishments of SHSU faculty and professional staff
  • To provide administrative support that is fully compliant with the guidelines of sponsored and research administration

Our Values

  • To offer exceptional support services
  • A commitment to research
  • To foster collegiality and collaboration in research
  • To maintain integrity in research
  • To ensure full compliance in research