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Research and Grants Administration Contact Information - The Office of Sponsored Projects & Research (OSPR)

All Federal Government agency sponsored proposals, State and Local Government sponsored proposals should be routed through the OSPR as can be proposals made to national organizations. All other classifications would normally go through Development, but there is some overlap and the two offices do cooperate and work together.

Juli D'Ann Ratheal-Burnett, Ed.D.Associate Vice President of Research and Dean of Graduate Studies Professor of Mathematics Education Grant Director/Principal Investigator Executive Director and Superintendent of the UTPB STEM Academy University of Texas of the Permian Basin     432.552-2530

Steve Dunkley
Grant Services Manager

4901 E. University Boulevard
Odessa, TX 79762
Fax 432.552.3530

New Regulations for the administration of Federal Grants from FY2015-16 are now in force. Check on links below for more information.

Uniform Guidance Link

Uniform Guidance Outline

Attached is a memo with attachments regarding a new state requirement under HB 1295, Section 51.954, Education Code, for faculty and staff to disclose the identity of a sponsor when conducting or participating in sponsored research whenever publicly communicating the results of that research. Please use the attached memo template and statute to distribute to your faculty and staff so they are in compliance with the new statute.  Contact Dale Klein in Academic Affairs ( with any questions you may have regarding this request. Memo


Compliance Issues 

Adherence to federal and state regulations in respect of grants monies received by the institution is extremely important. Compliance failures leave UTPB and responsible staff vulnerable to severe penalties. Protection is assured for those that bring non-compliance to the attention of necessary authorities. More Information

Grant Forms

  • Sponsored Project Review Form (SPRF) - This form needs to be completed immediately the decision to apply for a grant has been made and prior to any work being carried out. Some opportunities only allow one application per institution. You are responsible for completing this form and obtaining the required signatories as far down as IRD (if applicable). The Office of Sponsored Projects & Research (OSPR) will present the document for the the remaining signatories.
  • CostShareForm - Committing UTPB funds to projects requires prior approval from the university's executive. 
  • The submission deadline of grant proposals to the Office of Sponsored Research is at least ONE WEEK prior to the funding agency due date. Be particularly careful over holiday periods. The SPRF and copies of electronically submitted proposals should be returned to Graduate Studies and Research in MB 1208.

  • Grant proposal steps  - Follow these guidelines.

  • Pre-Award Flow Chart - A visual guide to the process.

  • Award and Post award flowchart- A visual guide to the process.








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