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Internal CSULB Funding Opportunities

Internally administered support for research, scholarly, and creative activity (RSCA) is available from 3 sources/programs:

         Reassigned Time  

         Small Faculty Grants

         Discretionary Funding from ORSP/AA for Research Initiatives


The Chancellor's office has reinstated system-level funding for RSCA for the 2015-2016 AY.   Academic Affairs is pleased to announce plans for the 2015-16 faculty Research, Scholarly and Creative Activities (RSCA) Awards to support faculty research, scholarly and creative activities.

         1.  Reassigned Time for the 2015-2016 Academic Year

         2. Small Faculty Grants

Please contact your College Office regarding application information.


Academic Senate policy 11-08 Section 3.2 Adobe PDF Document dictates the competitive process by which reassigned time will be awarded. Individual College Councils are responsible for determining the criteria for applying, evaluating and recommending RSCA reassigned time. Although there are no required guidelines or application forms, Colleges may wish to use the forms previously required for assigned time applications. Assigned Time Guidelines and Application Forms


Discretionary ORSP/AA Research Funding Initiative:

        1.  ORSP/AA Research Grant:

              Application Deadline: 5.00 p.m. February 2, 2015 to ORSP (

              Instructions and Guidelines_ RFPMS Word Document

        2.  Summer Student Research Assistantship
           Applications and supporting materials must be received by Friday March 13th, 2015.

           Please send materials electronically to Full Announcement  Summer Student Research Assistantship Applicaton