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Internal Research Grants

About Internal Grants

Internal grant funds are available to CSU Chico faculty to support original research, scholarship and creative activities, and are intended to foster continuing disciplinary professional growth, productivity, and achievement.

Sources of Funds

Funds for the different internal grants programs are derived from different sources, including the CSU Chancellor's Office and CSU Chico Division of Academic Affairs (Provost), among others.

Internal Grants Portal

The web-based Internal Grants Portal(opens in new window), provides faculty an easy-to-use system to apply for internal research grants at Chico State. The portal includes application instructions (including eligibility requirements), required application documents, and online grant submittal.

The application period for the 2023/2024 Research, Scholarship and Creative Activities (RSCA) grant is now open. Visit the Internal Grants Portal(opens in new window) for application instructions and required application materials. For RSCA management guidance for project directors and campus administrators, visit RSCA information RSCA information(opens in new window).

Sample Proposals

The sample proposals page provides the following types of sample proposals:

  • Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activities
  • CSE Scholars
  • Faculty Development

Additionally, sample abstracts or full proposals from the Grants Resource Center Funded Proposal Library can be requested from a development specialist. 

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