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The Sponsored Programs Administration (SPA) office departments, Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) and Contract and Grant Administration (CGA), collaborate with MSU's researchers to provide effective and efficient administration throughout the research award process. Learn more about the SPA mission and vision and navigating this website.

MSU Research Award Life Cycle

Six Stages of MSU's Award Life Cycle Stage 1: Funding Opportunities Stage 2: Proposal Development & Submission Stage 3: Award Negotiation & Acceptance Stage 4: Account Setup/Modifications Stage 5: Award Management Stage 6: Award Closeout Six Stages of MSU's Award Life Cycle Stage 1: Funding Opportunities Stage 2: Proposal Development & Submission Stage 3: Award Negotiation & Acceptance Stage 4: Account Setup/Modifications Stage 5: Award Management Stage 6: Award Closeout

News

Read More About Spring 2024 Research Administrator Spotlight Award Nominations Due March 29!

Read More About The SPA Fall 2023 Newsletter is Available!

Read More About 9/12/23 VPR Memo: Reporting of International Activity to the Federal Government

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Events

Essentials of Research Administration (ERA) Training

SPA Metrics, Fiscal Year 2023: 3,628 Proposals Submitted, 2,565 Awards Received, and $750,246,949 Funds Awarded

Based on date of acceptance by the Board of Trustees

Click here for more information about research funding figures.

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