Internal SJSU Funding

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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: 5pm, February 4, 2022

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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: 5pm, November 30, 2021

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VPRI Mid-Career RSCA 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: 5 pm, November 30, 2021

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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. New this year, in addition to the Spring Semester 2022 UGA, we will be offering a compacted 10-week version of the program during Summer 2022.

Award Type: Assigned Time (Spring) or Fellowship (Summer)

Award Amount: 0.2 assigned time for Spring 2022, or $4,000 fellowship for Summer 2022

Deadline: 5pm, October 22, 2021 (for both Spring and Summer applications)