Support for Grant Development Process

To begin the grant application process at the College of Education and Human Development (COEHD), follow these steps for submitting a Notice of Intent (NOI) and completing the routing form. If you are working remotely, ensure you are using the UTSA VPN.

Steps for VPN:

Steps for Notification to the College Research Administrators Team:

  • Log in to your personal research dashboard:
  • Click on “My Proposals” at the top and select “New.”
  • Complete the first page of the form, titled “Notice of Intent.”
  • Submit the form to the RSC using the button at the bottom of the page.

Steps for Completing a Routing Form:

  • Log in to your personal research dashboard:
  • Click on “My Proposals” at the top.
  • Select “Drafts.”
  • Click on the blue box with a pencil under “Actions” next to the relevant Routing Form.
  • Edit, complete, and submit the Routing Form using the button at the bottom of the page.

Important Timeline Information: The NOI must be filed at least 15 days before the funding agency's deadline. More time should be allotted for proposals involving subawards, complex partnerships, or cross-college collaborations. Upon filing an NOI, the Research Administration Team will contact you (via to schedule an appointment. This meeting will include developing a timeline, discussing budgeting, and reviewing required proposal components. For additional assistance and support, you may also reach out to the Senior Grant Development Manager.

By following these steps and timelines, you ensure a smooth and efficient proposal development process. Our dedicated team is here to support you every step of the way, fostering a collaborative and successful research environment.


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Iwan Notowidigdo, M.A.

Senior Grant Development Coordinator


Research Support

College Research Administrators

College research administrators exist within each college to provide pre-award and post-award support to funded research. Faculty work with their college research administrator to develop proposals for submission, handle project set-up post-award, and administer grant funding. Their collective email is


Jesse Hernandez, Senior Research Administrator

Office: 210-458-6852

Contact Jesse Hernandez


Amanda Key, Research Administrator III

Office: 210-458-4384

Contact Amanda Key


Kathryn Carrillo, Research Administrator II

Office: 210-458-6640

Contact Kathryn Carillo

Internal SEED Grants

The Office of Research, through the Office of Research Partnerships & Strategy (RPS), administers many annual internal funding opportunities, or “seed grants.

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They are as follows:

  • Faculty Travel Support Program
  • Grant for Research Advancement and Transformation (GREAT)
  • Internal Research Awards (INTRA)
  • Transdisciplinary Teams Program (T2)
  • Connecting Researchers through Partnerships (Connect)
  • The MAC-UTSA Collaborative Seed Funding Grant
  • Brain Health Consortium Collaborative Seed Grant (BHC CSG)
  • Cancer Moonshot Pilot Projects

The NOI deadline for Internal SEED Grants is a separate and distinct process from notification for application development and approval before submission. For questions or further information about any Internal SEED Grant programs, please contact

Limited Submissions

Identification & Dissemination Process

The Office of Research Partnerships and Strategy (RPS) makes every effort to identify relevant limited submission opportunities and to disseminate these opportunities promptly through several mediums:

Announcement Emails

Notifications are sent on the limited submissions listserv. To be added to the Limited Submissions listserv, please contact us at

Limited Submissions Funding Opportunities

Funding opportunities are often updated weekly. Visit this site regularly to stay apprised of new announcements and deadlines. 

Forwarded/Targeted Email

Discipline-specific opportunities are often forwarded through the Colleges’ Associate Deans for Research, Senior Grant Development Managers, or College Research Administrators.

Federal Opportunities
  1. National Science Foundation (NSF)

The NSF supports fundamental research and education across all fields of science and engineering. The STEM Education (EDU) and Social, Behavioral, Economics (SBE) directorates are particularly relevant to COEHD researchers. 

  1. National Institutes of Health (NIH)

The NIH is the primary federal agency for conducting and supporting medical research.

  1. United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)

The USDA provides leadership on food, agriculture, natural resources, and related issues through research, policy, and funding.

  1. Department of Education (DOE)

The DOE promotes student achievement and preparation for global competitiveness by fostering educational excellence and ensuring equal access.

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Forecast of Funding Opportunities


State Opportunities
  1. Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB)

THECB provides leadership and coordination for Texas higher education to achieve excellence through collaboration, innovation, and transparency.


The official website of the state of Texas, offering access to state services and information.

  1. eGrants 

The Texas eGrants website provides access to all state agency grant opportunities.

  1. Texas Education Agency (TEA)

The TEA oversees primary and secondary public education in Texas.


Private Opportunities 
  1. Lumina Foundation

The Lumina Foundation is committed to making opportunities for learning beyond high school available to all.

  1. Ford Foundation

The Ford Foundation works to reduce poverty and injustice, strengthen democratic values, promote international cooperation, and advance human achievement.

  1. Greater Texas Foundation

The Greater Texas Foundation supports efforts to ensure all Texas students are prepared for, can access, persist in, and complete a postsecondary education.