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Sponsored Programs and Research (SPAR)

About Us

The Office of Sponsored Programs and Research (SPAR) serves the faculty, students, and staff in seeking and administering external funding for research, instruction, and outreach programs, and assists the university Research Council in the administration of internal research funding. The office provides administrative support to the Research Council, Institutional Review Board (IRB), Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC), and the Biosafety Committee.

Mission

To successfully execute the mission of the university by supporting faculty, staff, and students in pursuit of extramural funding opportunities while providing exceptional grants management and customer service.

Goals

Goal 1:
Support faculty in pursuit of extramural funding

Goal 2:
Support investigators with compliance of sponsored awards

Goal 3:
Promote a culture of innovation, creativity, and scholarship

Goal 4:
Ensure SPAR activities coincide with the mission and strategic plan of the university

Goal 5:
Ensure SPAR staff are knowledgeable, trained, and executing the most effective best practices in grants management

Services

1. Proposal Planning, Preparation, and Submission
2. Grant and Contract Administration
3. Non-Financial Compliance Support

Resources

CONTACT INFORMATION
Sponsored Programs &
   Research (SPAR)

Macfeat House
Rock Hill, SC 29733, USA
803/323-2460
803/323-4893 (fax)
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