The Office of Research, Doctoral Programs, and Strategic Initiatives is here to support Fox faculty, staff, and doctoral students. Learn more about how the Office can help you find funding sources, prepare and submit proposals, and administer research grants.

Copy Editing

The Office of Research, Doctoral Programs, and Strategic Initiatives provides an in-house copy editor who can provide feedback on dissertations, grant proposals, scholarly articles, and conference papers to Fox doctoral students and faculty in support of their research agendas.

Doctoral students and faculty can submit requests for editing assistance via Google Forms. The Office requires at least one week after submission for the copy editor to provide thorough feedback.

To submit an assistance request for a paper, fill out this form.
For more information, email

Grant Writing Support Services

Grant Writing

The Office of Research, Doctoral Programs, and Strategic Initiatives is here to help Fox doctoral students and faculty to find new funding sources, build research networks, and guide your research grant writing from proposal to budget preparation.

First, view the grant writing workbook. This tool will help any researcher refine the scope and direction of your individual proposal to ensure an effective and competitive application.

Need more help? The Office can support you in locating funding opportunities; coordinating with Temple University’s Office of Research; facilitating the grant application process; assisting with the proposal entry through the Electronic Research Administration process; advocating for faculty; tracking the allocation of grant expenses and burn rates; and assisting with the timely submission of periodic and final grant reports.

To receive support in drafting, submitting, and tracking grants, please contact Joseph Ryan, senior associate director of research and administration, at

Deadlines & Requirements

Grant Writing

Come prepared! In order to help Fox faculty and doctoral students most effectively, the Office requests that you have the following items ready:

  • The research project abstract
  • A draft budget and budget justification
  • The researcher’s current CV

In order to submit a grant proposal in time, please keep in mind the following deadlines:

  • The Office of Research requires an abstract (final format not necessary), a budget, and budget justification two (2) weeks prior to the deadline.
  • All administrative portions of the submission must be submitted five (5) full business days prior to the deadline.
  • The scientific portion or research plan must be submitted two (2) full business days prior to the deadline.