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In addition to training offered by sponsors and others, this Training page will showcase the training opporuntities ORSP offers faculty and staff.

Texas Commission on the Arts free webinar on "Making Your Case with Impactful Data" on October 17, 2018

Led by Chris Dyer, CEO and president of the Dr. Pepper Museum, this webinar focuses on leveraging the right data to garner sponsor financial support.

Please click here to register.

University of Texas at Tyler hosts a "Funding Your Research: How to Develop and Write Successful Grant Proposals" on Thursday, October 25, 2018.

Contact Beverly Morehouse at ext. 6606 for more information.


National Council of University Research Administrators YouTube Tuesday

Informative weekly series covering a variety of topics relevant to faculty, staff, and administrators who handle sponsored projects.

Please click here to view.


This discussion series focuses on various grant-related topics and is limited to faculty and staff working with active grants. Lunch is served at 11:30 and the program runs from 12-1 pm (President's Suite - Pattillo Student Center). RSVP required.

Contact ORSP for more information and to be included on the contact list.

  • November 29, 2018 (Culinary Cafe)
  • June 2019 (date TBA)

ORSP Workshops

No current workshops are scheduled. Please contact ORSP if you would like to schedule a workshop for your department.

Typical workshops include:

Grant Writing 101
This is our basic workshop which assists you in understanding where to search for grant opportunities and a quick overview of proposal preparation.

The Grant Process
This workshop follows the life cycle of a grant from proposal to award management then close-out. Basic steps will be outlined for navigating ORSP and other university grant processes.

Writing a Grant
This workshop provides an overview of the basic principles of writing a successful proposal, the life cycle of the proposal process, and ways to determine the right funding source for your project.

Budget Development
Learn how to develop a budget that meets both sponsor and university requirements. Determining salary, calculating fringe benefits, outlining participant support and more. Also covered are guidelines for items such as matching/cost sharing and faculty compensation.

PIVOT Database Training
Learn how to use this subscription database to find external funding opportunities and collaborators.

Internal Funding Overview
Discover the internal funding opportunities available at SFA.