Print Logo
  • RSPR Expertise

    Research and Sponsored Programs

  • RSPR Students

    Research and Sponsored Programs

  • RSPR Efficiency

    Research and Sponsored Programs

  • RSPR Support

    Research and Sponsored Programs

MSU Home :: Scott Niles, ABD, CRA
Scott Niles
Scott Niles, MA, CRA

Staff Profile

View All Staff Profiles
Scott Niles, ABD, CRA, Grants and Contracts Administrator
Program/Dept: Office of Research and Sponsored Programs
Degrees, Licensures and Certifications: BA, MA, CRA
Contact Info:
901 Ginger Hall
Phone: 606-783-2278
Office Hours:



Scott Niles has a Bachelor's in English and a Master's in Journalism from Marshall University, and is currently a Ph.D. candidate in Interdisciplinary Educational Sciences at the University of Kentucky.  He has extensive experience in grant writing, project and budget development, and federal regulations governing grants and contracts. He has obtained the Certified Research Administrator (CRA) credential, a national accreditation in research management issued by the Research Administrators Certification Council, and is a member of both the National Council of University Research Administrators (NCURA) and the Society of Research Administrators International (SRA).

Research and Sponsored Programs Calendar

Research News

      • The Appalachian Rural Dental Education Partnership (ARDEP), funded by the Appalachian Regional Commission since 2011, is a partnership between MSU, The University of Kentucky and St. Claire Regional Medical Center formed to develop a sustainable rural dental education program for the Appalachian region of Kentucky. Additionally, the program helped establish onsite oral health services. This informational video feature provides more information.

      • The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs is proud of Morehead State University’s world-class faculty, whose dedication to teaching, service and research are highlighted in the inaugural edition of Faculty Profiles of Research, Creativity and Student Engagement. This new annual publication highlights the diverse array of faculty and student scholarship taking place at MSU.

      • MSU's Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) has received a $155,000 award from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) to support long-term disaster recovery in Eastern Kentucky. The project, led by RSVP Project Director Teresa Judd, will support two volunteer case management positions to aid in the on-going needs of the residents affected by the floods that devastated areas of in Carter, Rowan, and Johnson counties in July 2015. For additional information, click here.

      • Dr. Shannon Harr, Director of Research Integrity and Compliance in the MSU Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, is the 2015 recipient of the Distinguished Staff Service Award. The award, initiated in 1990, honors staff that demonstrate service above and beyond one's job responsibilities both on campus and in the community. More information about Dr. Harr and the Staff Service Award is available here.

      • The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has awarded MSU's Space Science Center a $7.9 million contract as part of its Next Space Technologies for Exploration Partnerships (NextSTEP) to advance concept studies and technology development projects in the areas of advanced propulsion, habitation and small satellites. This contract is the largest sponsored research program award in the University's history. Click here for more information.




      © Copyright 2015 Morehead State University - 150 University Blvd. Morehead, KY 40351 • 1-800-585-6781
      MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity, educational institution.