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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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COVID-19: Information from SPA/OSP/CGA

This webpage includes information specific to topics within SPA/OSP/CGA’s responsibilities.  Please also see information related to MSU research from the Office of the Senior Vice President for Research and Innovation at: 

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Emerging Federal Guidance on Foreign Influence

The Office of the Senior Vice President for Research and Innovation has a web page to help MSU faculty and staff stay current with emerging federal guidelines on foreign influence. The page will be updated periodically.

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April 21 - Effort Reporting & Other Direct Cost Documentation

Research Administration Project Training

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SPA Metrics, Fiscal Year 2019: 3,913 Proposals Submitted, 2,825 Awards Received, and $659,922,149 Funds Awarded

Based on date of acceptance by the Board of Trustees

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