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                           CSU Student Research Competition

CSU Student Research Competition 2023: Award Winners  

Fresno State was well represented at the 27th Annual CSU Student Research Competition, hosted April 28-29, 2023 by San Diego State. The event featured undergraduate and graduate research, scholarship, and creative works from all disciplines. Congratulations to all of Fresno State's amazing presenters, including Jose Maldonado (faculty mentor: Selena Van Horn), who took home first-place honors for his presentation, "Fostering Familismo: Creating Community to Support Transfer Students."

The 38th Annual California State University (CSU) Student Research Competition will be hosted in-person in April 2024, by Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. Student participants will make oral presentations that will be judged by discipline experts from corporations, foundations, public agencies and universities throughout California. Applications will open in January 2024.

Undergraduate or graduate students currently enrolled at any CSU campus and alumni/alumnae
who received their degrees in spring, summer or fall 2023 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 Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. **