Scholarships & Funding

Research Funding and Opportunities 

CSULB Office of Research & Sponsored Programs 

The ORSP is dedicated to promoting research and other scholarly activities that contribute to the mission of the University. Visit the ORSP website for information about internal and external funding to support faculty and student work.

Interested in staying current on sustainability-related RFPs? Check out ORSP’s email alert service and use “sustainability” as your key word.

Other Resources 

National Science Foundation Funding Database
Environmental Protection Agency 
Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) Research Opportunities Database

Sustainability-Related Scholarships 

The following is a brief list of opportunities for students who have either demonstrated leadership in environmental/sustainability research and activities, or students who are studying for a career in an environmental or sustainability-related field.  Visit the CSI website to search for additional opportunities.
Brower Youth Awards ($3000)
Castle Ink Paperless Scholarship ($1000)
Elizabeth and Sherman Asche Memorial Scholarship ($1500)
Minority Scholarship ($5000)
Morris K. Udall and Stewart L. Udall Foundation Undergraduate Scholarships ($5000)
National Garden Club Scholarships ($3500)
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Educational Partnership Program (up to $38,800)
Dr. W. Wesley Eckenfelder Jr. Scholarship ($5000)
Switzer Environmental Fellowship Program ($15,000)

Environmental Defense Fund Climate Corps Fellowship Program (up to $15,000)

Campus Scholarship Resources

CSULB Center for Scholarship Information 

CSULB’s Center for Scholarship Information (CSI) is a great resource for current and incoming CSULB undergraduate and graduate students interested in finding scholarship opportunities. Check out the CSI website and scholarship search tool. 

CSULB College-Specific Scholarships 

The following links will direct you to scholarships being offered by each of the individual colleges. 
College of Natural Science and Mathematics
College of Engineering
College of Business Administration
College of Health and Human Services
College of Education