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Division of Research and Graduate Studies


37th Annual CSU Student Research Competition 

The 37th Annual California State University (CSU) Student Research Competition will be hosted in-person on April 28-29, 2023, by San Diego State University. This systemwide competition showcases the excellent research conducted by undergraduate and graduate students in the CSU.

Student participants will make oral presentations that will be judged by discipline experts from corporations, foundations, public agencies and universities throughout California.


Undergraduate or graduate students currently enrolled at any CSU campus and alumni/alumnae
who received their degrees in spring, summer or fall 2022 are eligible. The research presented
should be appropriate to the student’s discipline and career goals. Proprietary research is excluded.

  • Behavioral, Social Sciences & Public Administration 
  • Biological and Agricultural Sciences 
  • Business, Economics and Hospitality Management
  • Creative Arts and Design 
  • Education
  • Engineering and Computer Science
  • Health, Nutrition and Clinical Sciences
  • Humanities and Letters
  • Physical and Mathematical Sciences

Each CSU campus appoints a campus coordinator and develops its own procedures for selecting
student delegates to the systemwide competition. Interested students should contact their campus
coordinator for more information. Only those students endorsed by the campus coordinator can
enter the systemwide competition.

The internal competition for Fresno State is being managed via InfoReady and Students can apply below. 


** Students interested in applying must be able to arrange their own travel to and from San Diego State. ** 

Apply Via InfoReady (Deadline: February 24, 2023 @ 11:59 pm)