Writing and Editorial Assistance

The OVPR is pleased to offer writing and editorial assistance to faculty interested in submitting a research proposal for external funding.

Ways we can help

  • Developing a grant submission checklist to guide proposal preparation
  • Performing a review of the proposal to assure all required elements are addressed
  • Proofreading a completed proposal for grammatical, punctuation, and other errors
  • Assistance with the the pre-proposal required to apply for a Proposal Development Award


All full-time Baylor faculty members may request assistance at any time.

Faculty members who have identified a target funding opportunity for which they plan to apply are encouraged to request assistance in a reasonable time period prior to the sponsor's due date for the target funding opportunity.

Request for assistance

Requests may be made at any time. Please contact Dr. Lynn Parks to request the application. A completed submission includes the application and a one page executive summary of your proposal. Submitted requests will be reviewed competitively and approved based upon the availability of the OVPR staff.


Contact Dr. Lynn Parks
(254) 710-3763