Internal SJSU Funding

2023-24 Funding Programs Overview

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Annual R&I Faculty Funding Opportunities

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SJSU RSCA Seed Grant Program

Partially funded by the CSU Chancellor's Office, in support of all Unit 3 Faculty, this initial seed grant is to support faculty starting new RSCA projects with no previous funding. 

Award Type: Grant

Award Amount: Up to $7,500

Deadline: December 8, 2022

Seed Grant Program FAQ

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Level-Up Grant: Reaching the Next Level in your RSCA

Intended for faculty with funded (internally or externally) RSCA taking their RSCA ot the next level through collaboration for follow-on extramural funding.

Award Type: Grant

Award Amount: Up to $30,000

Deadline: December 8, 2022

Level-Up FAQ

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VPRI Mid-Career Fellowship

Designed for associate or late-stage assistant (4+ year) professor faculty to grow a new line of RSCA or take an existing line of RSCA to a substantially higher level.

Award Type: Fellowship

Award Amount: Up to $20,000

Deadline: December 8, 2022

VPRI Mid-Career Fellowship FAQ

Other R&I Funding Programs

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University Grants Academy (UGA)

The UGA supports faculty members from across the SJSU campus through the process of writing a significant external grant proposal to fund their RSCA.

Award Type: Fellowship

Award Amount: .2 Assigned Time (spring session) or $4,000 (summer session)

Deadline: October 24, 2022 (Spring 2023 UGA only) 


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Pilot: SJSU Federal Appropriation Proposals - Request for Applications

The purpose of this RFA is to identify SJSU RSCA priorities that are ready to be presented to SJSU’s congressional delegation and their staff for consideration as part of the federal appropriation process.

Federal Appropriations Overview and SJSU Process [pdf]

Recording - Workshop on SJSU Federal Appropriation Proposals RFA

Deadline: To be announced

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Rapid Response Initiative

The purpose of this RFA is to provide a mechanism of internal support for RSCA that requires a rapid turnaround due to special circumstances. 

Award Type: Grant

Award Amount: Up to $7,500

Deadline: Rolling through 06/30/2023

Center for Faculty Development Funding Opportunities

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The Weir/Galm Award Program

Designed to assist pre-tenure faculty in establishing and developing their careers at SJSU by supporting research, participation in conferences, and/or acquisition of materials related to teaching or scholarship.

Award Type: Grant

Award Amount: Up to $2,500

Deadline: December 7, 2022

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ERFA Faculty Research and Creative Activity Award

Intended to support research, creative activity, virtual conference attendance, and/or acquisition of equipment related to scholarly and creative endeavors.

Award Type: Grant

Award Amount: Up to $2,500

Deadline: December 7, 2022