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Division of Research and Graduate Studies

About Us

As a division of Academic Affairs, RSP’s mission is to advance research and external support by providing leadership and professional assistance for faculty, students, and staff in pursuit of a wide range of educational goals.

  • Identifying and Contacting Funding Sources
    Accessing information on federal, state, and other public and private grant opportunities
    Tailoring searches of federal and private foundation funding opportunities
    Providing ongoing liaison with funding sources
    Disseminating Information and Providing Training

  • Orienting faculty and campus leadership on critical policies and procedures
    Conducting proposal writing seminars and formal instruction
    Disseminating information on research activities

  • Preparing Proposals and Budgets
    Developing proposals from conceptualization to submission
    Preparing budgets to ensure accuracy and adequacy
    Facilitating administrative reviews and required signatures
    Coordinating key aspects of proposal submissions

  • Providing Direct Support for Faculty Research
    Coordinating Research, Scholarship and Creative Activities (RSCA) Awards
    Coordinating Claude Laval, Jr. Innovative Technology and Research Awards
    Providing special financial assistance for key university projects
    Providing expert intellectual property and patent services

  • Providing Student Research Support
    Directing the Central California Research Symposium
    Directing CSU Student Research Competition participation
    Encouraging student participation in funded projects

Meet the RSP Team