Research, scholarly, and creative activity is a core mission of our institution. Internal, centrally administered support for research, scholarly, and creative activity (RSCA) is available from 3 sources/programs:
Funding and regulations for MGSS are mandated by the legislature and the Chancellor’s office, while funding and regulations for reassigned time and discretionary initiatives are determined on campus.
The following activities are eligible for all RSCA Awards:
The following activities are typically ineligible for any RSCA Awards:
Please note that at this present time there are no funds from the Chancellor's office for Mini-grants/Summer Stipends for 2013-2014 due to budget cuts to CSU.
The Provost's Office has authorized funding to support Research, Scholarship and Creative Activities (RSCA) Assigned Time Awards for 2013-2014 academic year. Please be aware that the availability of funds to support this program is subject to modification based on changes to CSULB funding that may occur as a result of the Governor’s budget announcement January, 10 2013.
The application period for the following ORSP/AA research funding initiatives closed on February 1, 2013.
|RSCA Application Form|
|Highly Rated RSCA Proposals|
|Reports of Work Accomplished|