About ORSP

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.

In 2009, SHSU was named a Doctoral Research University” by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education, a classification that distinguishes the university by placing it in the top 7 percent of all institutions of higher education in the country.

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.