Proposal Development Services

Assist and Coordinate Large and Complex Proposal Efforts

Support cooperative and collaborative research activities at Mason by expanding Mason’s capacity to strategically pursue major multi-and interdisciplinary, team based research initiatives.

  • Coordinating large and complex proposal efforts, including assistance with strategic development of research, program project, center, consortium, research training and cooperative grant proposals;
  • Developing internal and external strategic alliances to help build effective teams, translate research discoveries and provide access to collective research resources; and
  • Assist with the proposal management process (creating timelines, reading and reviewing the grant application,  cross-walking the grant application to the solicitation requirements and review criteria, assisting with non-subject matter specific sections; and serving as a liaison to the Office of Sponsored Programs).

Contact Rebekah Hersch at or 703-993-5940 to discuss assistance for large or complex multidisciplinary proposals.

Graphic Design Support Request

Research Development Services is excited to offer Graphic Design support to our Research Community! We now have advanced student graphic designers and science illustrators on our team available to help faculty create strategic, eye-catching print and digital materials on a per project basis. Graphic designers and science illustrators will be able to assist with the development of publication and presentation graphics, proposal graphics, and other research-related informational materials. As noted, these services are provided on a per project basis and will be billed to individual org codes provided on the intake form.