Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Faculty grant opportunity for Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity (RSCA): Applications due February 28

January 23, 2019

To: All Faculty
From: Office of Research and Sponsored Programs

The objective of this grant program is to support faculty research, scholarship, and creative activities (RSCA) in the CSU system, leading to strengthened disciplinary professional productivity and achievements, such as basic and applied research resulting in peer reviewed publication(s); creative original works and exhibits; and preparation, submittal and successful attainment of competitive extramural funding for further research and scholarly activities.

All faculty in the R03 Bargaining Unit and in any discipline are eligible to apply. A faculty member: 1) may apply for no more than one RSCA grant in any given competition cycle, 2) can only be awarded one grant every three years (2 years between RSCA awards), and 3) must have submitted final reports for all previously funded RSCA grants.

For application instructions and to apply for a RSCA grant, visit the CSU Chico Internal Grants portal.

January 11: Applications Open
February 28: Proposals due by 5 p.m. (No exceptions)
Week of April 15: Applications Reviewed
Early May: Decision Announcements
July 1: Research Start Date

Please contact Julie Jessen at or Brooks O'Brien at if you have any questions.