The Division of Academic Affairs will allocate $200,000 from the Chancellor’s Office to research and scholarly activity for 2015-16. All members of Unit 3 (all lecturers, probationary faculty, tenured faculty, Librarians, coaches, and counselors) are eligible to compete for funding of Mini Grants and Summer Stipends (MGSS). Support will be available in the form of:
Mini Grants – Mini-grants are intended to be “seed” money leading to the application for external support. Acceptance of a mini-grant requires that the application for external funding be submitted within two years of the date of the award.Summer Stipends – Summer Stipends are equivalent to 3-WTUs to support a recipient in continuance of scholarly and creative activity during the summer.
Contact your College Office regarding application information and further details. Submit proposals to your college office by Monday, April 6, 2015 by 5:00 p.m.
Faculty and students are invited to submit recent and ongoing research, publications, and creative activities to be displayed at the University Achievement Awards on Wednesday, April 22. Learn more.
2015-16 RSCA Call for Proposals
The Division of Academic Affairs will allocate $1.5 million to research and scholarly activity for 2015-16, the highest level of internal campus support for research, scholarly and creative activity in CSULB history (and probably the highest level of internal support in the system). In addition, the Chancellor's office has reinstated system-level funding ($200,000) for research, scholarly and creative activity for the 2015-2016 AY.
Although Academic Affairs provides funding for research, scholarly and creative activity awards, each academic college administers the award process. College award committees will review, evaluate, and rank proposals, and the Deans will make final decisions on awards.
Support will be available in the form of:
Small Faculty Grants
Contact your College Office regarding application information. Submit proposals to your college office by Monday, March 2, 2015 at 5 p.m. Further Information is available on the ORSP website.
Academic Affairs, in collaboration with the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, is pleased to invite applications for the Student Research Assistant Program. This program is designed to encourage student participation in a broad range of scholarly and academic activities and is open to eligible undergraduates and graduates from all disciplines and academic areas of study. The assistantship provides financial support during the 2015 summer intersession months to undertake full-time research and scholarly activities in collaboration with a CSULB faculty (or principal investigator) research mentor.
A revised version of the NSF Grants.gov Application Guide has been posted to the NSF website and is available electronically.
This document is applicable to all applications submitted, or due, to NSF on or after December 26, 2014. Please refer to Page 2 of the Guide for a summary of the significant changes, clarifications and other changes. Any questions regarding the new Guide should be submitted electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org.
This new version of the PAPPG will be effective for proposals submitted, or due, on or after December 26, 2014.
The CSULB Center for Health Equity Research (CHER) and Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP) will hold a one-day interactive workshop in January for faculty interested in submitting a research proposal to the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The workshop will be held on Wednesday, January 14, 2015 from 8:30 am – 4 pm in FO5, room 116 (ORSP). Get more information.
December 5, 2014
September 30, 2014
A recording of a webinar on GRC services is now available on the ORSP website. GRC's Mission is "to improve members' success in securing competitive grants from federal and private sponsors." Learn more.
September 23, 2014
Faculty are invited to join the Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP), a continuing program in which first and second-year students serve as research assistants, supporting you in your research, scholarly and creative work. Learn more.
July 30, 2014
Four CSULB students took home awards at the 2014 CSU Student Research Competition at CSU East Bay on May 2-3. Learn more.
May 3, 2014
CSULB has a newly negotiated Facilities and Administration (F&A) agreement with the Financial Management Services Division of Cost Allocation of the Department of Health and Human Services. Learn more.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) announce a change in policy on application submissions. Effective immediately, for application due dates after April 16, 2014, following an unsuccessful resubmission (A1) application, applicants may submit the same idea as a new (A0) application for the next appropriate due date. Learn more.
April 22, 2014
Download the 2013 Report of the Taskforce Study to learn more about the university's efforts to recruit, retain, train and graduate students from diverse backgrounds.
September 23, 2013