The Research Grant Program is designed to provide financial support for student (graduate and undergraduate) research, projects, and other scholarly endeavors in all academic disciplines. Students, with the supervision of a professor, may apply for funds to complete an educational project. Examples include laboratory experiments, senior projects, field studies, printing of thesis, subscription to related journals, and material to create artwork.
Undergraduate student disciplines for Research Grant funds can be used to cover project related software, equipment, materials, supplies, travel, data collection and analysis, and other project related expenses and up to one half of the grant can be used as student assistant funds. Funds may not be used for faculty compensation, travel and/or to purchase food.
Undergraduate students must have met the following criteria:
- Students must be enrolled as full-time or part-time undergraduate students with at least two semesters remaining before they will graduate.
- Be in good standing (minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher)
- Show substantial initiative in the project, and
- Have a faculty mentor who is willing to work with the student as well as complete the requires faculty mentor portion of the application by the scheduled deadline.
- Projects from all majors are eligible for the Undergraduate Research Grant.
- Funds from the grant must be spent and receipts submitted by March 31 of the funding academic year.
For more information please visit the Division of Academic Affairs website here.
Deadline: Friday, April 26, 2019
Graduate students must have met the following criteria:
- Enrolled as a California State University, Fresno graduate/doctoral student in good standing;
- Advanced to candidacy for the graduate degree;
- Maintained a minimum of 3.0 average on the approved graduate/dissertation program;
- Have completed courses in research techniques as required by the major department;
- Have secured a thesis/dissertation or project committee
- Satisfactorily met the professional, personal, scholastic, and other standards for graduate/doctoral study
Deadline: Friday, October 18