OSP Mission

Reporting directly to the Vice-Provost for Research and Graduate Studies, The Office of Sponsored Programs promotes excellence in teaching and learning through its support of research, creative and scholarly activities at Texas A&M University-San Antonio.

OSP Services

OSP oversees all aspects of the pre-award grant process to federal, state, and local government agencies*, including:

  • Identification of potential funders
  • Obtaining and interpreting RFPs and proposal guidelines
  • Obtaining salary information and assisting with budget development
  • Obtaining and Completing SF424’s and other standard government forms
  • Reviewing/editing proposal narrative and provide feedback
  • Assisting in assembling and submitting electronic proposals
  • Assisting with and submitting letters of intent, preliminary proposals and teaming agreements
  • Coordinating review of grant terms and contract clauses with general counsel and negotiate on behalf of the University
  • Completing University paperwork to authorize establishment of award accounts in FAMIS

*Pre-Award Services for Corporations or foundations or agencies that require a 501(c)(3) nonprofit status to apply are handled by Institutional Advancement.