Proposal Development

The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs can assist primary investigators with all aspects of the research proposal development and submission process, including:

  • Proposal strategy
  • Identifying funding opportunities
    (Contact Peggy Ellenberger)
  • Identifying collaborative opportunities
    (Contact Jack Hill or 936.294.3876)
  • Proposal writing & formatting
  • Budget preparation (ensuring allowable expenses and proper salaries, fringes, indirect costs, etc.)
  • Proofreading
  • Scheduling grant/contract proposal submission

If you are new to the proposal submission and routing process, or if you need a refresher on ORSP procedures, please review the Proposal Submission Walkthrough. For immediate assistance with a specific aspect of your research proposal, please contact the following individuals:

  • For Concept Development, contact Delia Gallinaro at 936.294.3760 or
  • For Budget DevelopmentRouting, or Submission issues, contact Dee Myall at 936.294.4032 or
  • For Compliance issues, contact Sharla Miles at 936.294.4875 or

Principal Investigators (PI) do not have the authority to submit contractual obligations or proposals that commit SHSU resources without ORSP approval.

PIs are also prohibited from negotiating and/or signing any sponsored award on the University’s behalf.