Funds for Students

CSULB - Student Funding Opportunities

The Summer Student Research Assistantship provides financial support during the summer intersession months to undertake full-time research and scholarly activities in collaboration with a CSULB faculty (or principal investigator) research mentor. Applications are submitted through Info-Ready Space Competition

The Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP) is a one-year program that offers first- and second-year students the chance to participate in the research and creative process with faculty.

First year transfer students may apply and are considered on a case-by-case basis.

The Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships at California State University, Long Beach is here to serve all students and help meet their educational goals. We work with students and their families to meet the full demonstrated financial need for students who satisfy all deadlines and eligibility requirements.

Yearly fellowship of $4,500 each semester. Graduate candidates must be nominated by faculty. One fellowship recipient per College, who: i) must be a California resident; and ii) must meet the criteria for financial aid eligibility plus two additional need-based fellowships and two fellowships that may be awarded to candidates not eligible for financial aid (including international students). Contact your College's office for more information on deadlines and application process.

CSU - Student Funding Opportunities

Working with the colleges of agriculture on four CSU campuses and allied disciplines across the CSU system, the ARI conducts applied research through university-industry partnerships.

COAST promotes research and education that advance the knowledge of marine and coastal resources and the processes that affect them.

CSUPERB makes grants to seed biotech research projects, curriculum redesign efforts, entrepreneurship, and partnerships with the life science industry.

The CDSC is a collaboration of seven CSU campuses that promotes research and education in the geologically, biologically, and culturally diverse California desert regions

The CSU Shiley Haynes Institute for Palliative Care increases access to and awareness of palliative care by educating health care professionals and communities about the value and practice of palliative care.

A consortium of seven CSU campuses with a beautiful facility on Monterey Bay, MLML has been dedicated to excellence in the marine sciences for half a century.

The Ocean Studies Institute is a consortium of nine CSU campuses in partnership with Southern California Marine is based out of L.A. Harbor and focuses on urban ocean and coastal sciences.​

Named after Dr. Sally Casanova, the Sally Casanova Pre-doctoral Scholars Program is designed to increase the pool of university faculty by supporting the doctoral aspirations of individuals who are: current upper division or graduate students in the CSU, economically and educationally disadvantaged, interested in a university faculty career, U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

As the newest of the CSU’s affinity groups, STEM-NET is designed to support California’s increasing need for STEM talent.

Founded in 2008, CSU-WATER is a systemwide resource is changing the way California manages water through research, partnerships, education, and training.