Office of Grants and Sponsored Programs

The Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) provides leadership, information, services and support to the university community in the acquisition and administration of projects and programs funded from sources outside Southern University at Shreveport.

OSP has the institutional authority as the University’s representative for grants, contracts and other agreements from government agencies, foundation and private entities. OSP coordinates activities with the Division of Finance and Administration with regard to compliance with regulations and guidelines of SUSLA, SU System, State of Louisiana, federal and project sponsor as mandated by requisite for accepting funds.

Our mission is to foster the development of extramural projects in support of the role, scope and enterprise of Southern University at Shreveport. OSP maintains administrative responsibilities to the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Grant, Title III, Part B – Strengthening Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) Grant and the Title III, Part F - Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibility Act (SAFRA) Grant.

Frequently Requested Information

Applicant (Legal Name of Institution):        

 Authorized Organization Representative    
(AOR)/Award Notification:                        


Checks Made Payable to/Mailed to:            

Congressional Legislative District (U.S.):   


DUNS Number:                                       

Employer Identification Number (EIN):       

Fringe Benefit Rate:                                

Indirect Cost Rate/Cognizant Agency:       




Louisiana Legislative Districts:                  


Southern University at Shreveport
3050 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive
Shreveport, LA  71107-4704

Stephanie Graham

Interim Director
Office of Sponsored Programs
Southern University at Shreveport
3050 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive
Shreveport, LA  71107-4704 
Phone:  318 670.9476
Fax:  318 670.6260

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

Southern University at Shreveport
Division of Finance and Administration
3050 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive
Shreveport, LA  71107-4704


U.S. Senators:  Mary Landrieu, David Vitter
U.S. Representative:  John Fleming 
LA State Senate:  Gregory Tarver
LA State Representative:  Patrick Williams




35% of direct salaries

40% Modified Total Direct Cost (MTDC) Rate 
on campus; 26% MTDC off campus
Cognizant Agency: U. S. Department of Health
and Human Services

Caddo Parish Louisiana
Labor Market Region 7

39th District Louisiana State Senate 
4th District Louisiana State House of 

Resources/External Links

The following resources are helpful for preparing proposals and identifying funding sources.

Proposal Research

2010 Census 

Bureau of Labor Statistics 

Louisiana Workforce Commission  

National Center for Education Statistics  

Grant Sources

Search the grant programs of federal grant-making agencies.  You can also register to be notified of grant opportunities.

The Foundation Center 

Look here for general information on foundation/non-profit granting agencies.

Louisiana Board of Regents  

Provides grant funding only available to colleges and universities in Louisiana.

National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)  

This federal agency provides funding for the humanities arena, including funding for individuals.

National Foundation for the Arts      

Federal agency that supports funding for the arts.             

National Science Foundation (NSF)  

Federal agency funds grants related to STEM: science, technology, engineering and math.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)   

This federal agency funds grants in the area of allied health and nursing education programs.

 U.S. Department of Labor  

This federal agency provides funding for projects that seek to foster workforce initiatives.


  • This glossary provides definitions of grant terms related to federal, state and foundation external funding. Southern University at Shreveport follows federal guidelines from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) through Circulars A-21, A-110, and A-133 in planning, submitting, negotiating, and managing awards from federal agencies. Simultaneously, the institution follows State of Louisiana, SU System, and SUSLA policies and procedures and specific sponsor guidelines in expediting extramural grant processes.

    OMB A-21: Office of Management and Budget Circular, “Principles for Determining Costs Applicable to Grants, Contracts, and Other Agreements with Educational Institutions.
    OMB A-110: Office of Management and Budget Circular, “Grants and Agreements with Institutions of Higher Education, Hospitals, and Other Non-Profit Organizations.”
    OMB A-133: Office of Management and Budget Circular, “Audits of States, Local Governments, and Non-Profit Organizations.” 



Stephanie Graham
Director of Sponsored Programs
Not Defined


Linda V. Hines
Grants Coordinator II/Perkins Grant Coordinator
Sponsored Programs


Jalisa Shaw
Grants Coordinator I
Sponsored Programs



 Fine Arts Building, C-01

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