Funding Opportunities

The Office of Student Research offers a number of avenues to help you finance your research and creative activities (RESCA). For information on grants, loans and fellowships, please see below:

Grants, Loans, and Fellowships

  Chancellor's Doctoral Incentive Program California Pre-Doctoral Program Graduate Equity Fellowship Student Research and Travel (SRT) ASI and IRP Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program Faculty and Student Grant Student Grant
Purpose Increase the pool of individuals to teach in the CSU. Support the doctoral aspirations of students in the CSU. Increase the diversity of students completing graduate degrees in the CSU. Support research and travel related to academic growth and development. Encourage outstanding undergraduate students to pursue research careers in mathematics, the natural sciences or engineering. Encourage students to conduct research and creative activities in their field with a faculty member at CSUSB. Support opportunities for student research.
Award Type Loan of up to $10,000 per year. Max: $30,000 One-time award up to $3,000 $500 - $2,000 per year Up to $1,000 $7,500 $1,500 $500
Deadline February 5, 2018   (campus deadline)
February 2, 2018 (campus deadline)
Annual filing process is from January 2 – March 2

Fall = October 22, 2017


Winter = February 4, 2018


Spring = April 29, 2018

Nominations due January 26, 2018 Fall Annually Fall Annually
Eligibility

New or continuing full-time doctoral students at accredited universities in the U.S.

Undergrads and master's students applying to doctoral programs.

Lecturers enrolled full-time in doctoral program.

Eligible to work in the U.S.

Juniors, seniors, or master's degree students enrolled at a CSU campus.

All applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

California resident; admitted to a CSU master’s program and enrolled in at least 8 units per quarter/6 per semester; financial need; demonstrate ability to complete program in two years; See CSU scholarhip website for details.

CSUSB undergrads, postbac, graduate, and doctoral students.

Must be enrolled in the quarter in which they apply.

Must be in good academic standing.

Undergraduate minimum GPA: 2.5

Graduate GPA: 3.0

Full-time matriculated sophomores or juniors pursuing research careers in mathematics, the natural sciences or engineering.

Must have a "B" average and be in the upper 4th of his/ her class.

US citzen, permanent resident or US national.

CSUSB undergrads, postbac, graduate, and doctoral students.

Must be enrolled in the quarter in which they apply.

Must be in good academic standing.

CSUSB undergrads, postbac, graduate, and doctoral students.

Must be enrolled in the quarter in which they apply.

Must be in good academic standing.

NOT Eligible

Probationary or tenured faculty members in the CSU.

Students attending CSU Ed.D programs.

Students pursuing professional degrees (law, medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, or an MBA)

Current or previous Pre-Doctoral Scholars

  Students enrolled through College of Extended Learning      
How to Apply CSU Website Pre-Doc Application Applicants must complete the FAFSA and CSUSB Scholarship Online Application

SRT Application (Online Form)

Applicants must be nominated by their institution. For information on the application process, visit the Barry Goldwater Scholarship website. Complete online form Complete online form.