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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.

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Updates to Site URLs

Our website is now live with URLs that are more accessible and directly reference their content. This makes our site more user-friendly, more secure, and will improve future communication efforts. Any bookmarks you already have should redirect automatically. If you have questions about this implementation,

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Change to the USDA F&A Rate

The 2018 Farm Bill has changed how to calculate USDA F&A (i.e. indirect cost amount) when MSU is the direct applicant and the budget includes subawards.  The change limits the indirect cost amount for the overall award to 30 percent of Total Federal

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Research Administration Project Training

SPA Metrics, Fiscal Year 2018: 3,904 Proposals Submitted, 2,960 Awards Received, and $615,000,000 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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