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Available BUILD Research Stimulation Grants

Apply for BUILD Small-Size and Mid-Size Equipment Grants by December 4, 2017

The BUILD (Building Infrastructure Leading to Diversity) Initiative is being undertaken to strengthen student training and education aimed at enhancing preparation for doctoral studies and success in health-related research careers among underrepresented and underserved students. Important components of this initiative include developing a strategic plan to expand and improve the research infrastructure for the campus and to advance faculty and campus research competitiveness and capacity. Cutting-edge, successful faculty research programs are a critical foundation for delivering excellent research training that prepares students to be successful in highly competitive doctoral programs and health-related research careers.

Click on the arrows below to explore research funding opportunities available to BUILD mentors. For questions, please send an email to BUILD.IDC@csulb.edu.

Research Stimulation Grant Program

To Be Announced

Mid-Size Equipment Program

The Mid-Size Equipment Program, funded through BUILD, provides the opportunity for faculty and staff to acquire shared equipment (between $10,000-$24,999) that are justified on the basis of direct benefit to the BUILD student training.

Award Features and Requirements

Awards up to $24,999 will provide support for the purchase of midsize equipment (equipment costing between $10,000 and $24,999; awards cannot be combined as part of the purchase of large equipment). BUILD student participation and training need to be clearly integrated into the research plan for use of the equipment.  Funds for this Mid-Size Equipment Program must be spent before May 30, 2018.

Application Documents

Applications Due: Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, by 5 p.m. PT.

Small Equipment and Computers Grant Program

The Small Equipment and Computers Grant Program, funded through BUILD, provides the opportunity for faculty and staff to acquire computers and/or small equipment (between $5,000-$10,000) that are justified on the basis of direct benefit to BUILD student training.

Award Features and Requirements:

Awards up to $10,000 will provide support for the purchase of lab computers and/or small equipment (equipment costing between $5,000 and $10,000; awards cannot be combined as part of the purchase of large equipment).  Funds for this Computers and Small Equipment award must be spent before May 30, 2018.

Application Documents

Applications Due: Monday, December 4, 2017, by 5 p.m. PT.