Office of Research Support

Pre-Award Support for College of Natural Science Faculty

If you are beginning the process of applying for a reseach grant, start with our handy Everything A Faculty Member At MSU Needs to Know When Beginning A Grant Proposal toolkit. Then, stop in and see us or send us an email at to request assistance with your upcoming proposal.


NSF BIO Directorate announces "no deadline" policy effective calendar year 2018.  DEB, IOS, MCB, and DBI included

NatSci releases new ORS Grant Submission Policy effective for grants with due dates of July 1, 2017 or later.

MSU's new Research Administration System (Kuali-Coeus) is now live, and all new proposals will route through this new system.  For more information please see the OSP home page or contact our office.

NSF now requires the use of its new Collaborators and Other Affiliations Template in FastLane.  (Click here for more information.)

NSF launched a new Proposal & Award Policy Newsletter.  Browse the first issue here with information on updates to the PAPPG, IRB and IACUC policies, new types of NSF proposals, and events.


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