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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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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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Read More About SPA Newsletter - Fall 2018

Making It Real, Part 2 Video

SPA recently released a new video on exciting international projects at MSU and related administrative efforts as shared by faculty.  Featured faculty include Dr. V. Bobby Bringi, Dr. Dan Clay, Dr. Cristian Meghea & Dr. Irvin Widders, discussing the focus, impacts and challenges of

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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

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