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Sponsored Research

UST FacultyThe Office of Grants and Sponsored Research (OSR) was created in August 2008 to serve the needs of faculty, staff and administrators by providing institutional support that includes pre- and post-award functions.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Preparing and submitting compliant proposals
  • Creating and reviewing budgets for compliance
  • Disseminating information on funding opportunities
  • Conducting grant writing seminars for faculty, staff and administrators
  • Providing support for UST Institutional Review Board/Human Subjects Committee
Current Major Grants
  • U.S. Department of Education OSEP PSEL Program (2013 – 2019)
    • Award Amount:  $1,250,000
    • Primary Investigator:  Dr. Randy Soffer
  • U.S. Department of Education Undergraduate International Studies and Foreign Language Program (2016 – 2018)
    • Award Amount:  $180,547
    • Primary Investigator:  Dr. Hans Stockton
  • U.S. Department of Education OPE HSI STEM Grant (2016 – 2021)
    • Award Amount:  $3,875,000
    • Primary Investigator:  Dr. Shivas Amin
  • Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board Profession Nursing Shortage Reduction Program (2018 2019)
    • Award Amount:  $22,333
    • Primary Investigator:  Dr. Poldi Tschirch
  • The Robert A. Welch Foundation Departmental Grant (2018- 2021)
    • Award Amount:  $135,000
    • Primary Investigator:  Dr. John A. Palasota
Faculty and Staff Portal

Faculty and Staff seeing external funding should contact the OSR.  The portal at myStThom features the following resources for grant seekers:  Intent to Apply forms, institutional background, funded grant samples, OSR after-hours contact information and more funding resources!

Institutional Review Board/Human Subjects Committee

For Faculty and Student Human Subjects Applications, paper submissions will not be accepted. Instead, please click the red button below.

After the PDF application comes up, download it to your computer. When you open up the downloaded version of the PDF, you'll see a green line along the top of the document which says "this file includes fillable form fields." Complete the form fields and at the end of the application, you'll be able to submit it via email (if you're on the UST network already, leave the default email application button checked, click continue and then send the email). Alternatively, you can just email the completed PDF application to adamsoj@stthom.edu

 Human Subjects Committee Application

 

Contact Information

Internal and external parties are required to contact the OSR prior to creation of a proposal.

Janice Adamson Splawn, MSM, CFRE
Director, Office of Grants and Sponsored Research
3800 Montrose Boulevard
Houston, TX 77006
713.831.7889 Phone
adamsoj@stthom.edu