Proposal Resources

BCoE Budget Template

The budget template is required internally for all proposals that are to be submitted through BCoE. If you have any questions about this template, please contact Natalie Beatty.

FY21 Budget Template
FY22 Budget Template

Office of Research Development

The Office of Research Development provides support for investigators in addition to or beyond the support available within their College, Center, or Department. They serve as a liaison between and among investigators, departments, potential funders, and the Office of Sponsored Projects to produce quality, competitive, and compliant proposals and to support faculty and staff in achieving their funding goals.

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Office of Sponsored Projects

The Office of Sponsored Projects oversees Mississippi State University's external sponsored programs as the University's authorized signatory for grants, contracts, and other sponsored agreements. OSP coordinates interaction between the University, research faculty, and Sponsors by providing services such as proposal review and endorsement, agreement negotiation, award acceptance and authorization, and limited post-award research administrative services. The staff is responsible for ensuring that all research proposals and projects comply with university, federal, and sponsor regulations, policies, and procedures.

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Sponsored Programs Accounting

Sponsored Programs Accounting is primarily responsible for managing the restricted funds of Mississippi State University. This includes calculating and posting overhead, invoicing the appropriate agencies, monitoring timely receipt of the funds, and preparing financial reports for external agencies. Additionally, SPA coordinates the time and effort reporting cycle, processes cost transfers, performs non-sufficient fund checking on restricted funds and continuously monitors accounts for compliance purposes. Their goal is to provide friendly, efficient service to all users of the sponsored programs accounting system.

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Office of Research and Economic Development

Consistent with MSU’s ongoing legacy as one of the nation’s preeminent land-grant institutions, MSU researchers use a multi-disciplinary approach to solve critical issues for Mississippi and beyond. The mission of the Office of Research and Economic Development is foster research that drives innovation and create opportunities in our state and region and across the globe.

ORED carries out this mission by providing support to the faculty, staff, and students whose research leads to increasing knowledge to solve complex problems and engages and through strategic economic development on a local, statewide, and global level.

  • We administer compliance and support units to help researchers accomplish their goals
  • We work closely with state and federal agencies and industry partners to advance funding opportunities and find solutions to complex, real-world problems
  • We coordinate university-wide research centers and institutes that conduct innovative multi-disciplinary research
  • We provide training and support for scholars across campus through seminars, workshops, internal funding programs.

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