Undergraduate and Graduate Research Awards

How to Apply


UNDERGRADUATE Research grant applications are due online by Friday, April 28, 2017. APPLY HERE!

Undergraduate Students: Please visit the Undergraduate Studies website for more information.

Easy steps to apply for an undergraduate research grant application:

  1. 2017/2018 Undergrad Research Grant online. To preview the application and for instructions, click here
  2. A copy of your submitted application will be sent to you via e-mail upon completion.
  3. A notification on your status will be sent via e-mail from the Dean of Undergraduate Studies office mid June 2017.

Undergraduate students must have met the following criteria:

  • Students must be enrolled as fill-time undergraduate students with at least two semesters remaining before they will graduate.
  • Be in good standing (minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher)
  • Show substantial initiative in the project, and
  • Have a faculty mentor who is willing to work with the student.
  • Projects from all majors are eligible for the Undergraduate Research Grant.
  • Students may only apply for one grant per academic year.

Graduate students must have met the following criteria:

  • Enrolled as a California State University, Fresno graduate/doctoral student
  • Be in good standing
  • Advanced to candidacy for the graduate degree
  • Have secured a thesis/dissertation or project committee
  • For the thesis/dissertation, have filed an official Thesis Committee Form with the Division of Graduate Studies and received approval of the proposal by the thesis/dissertation committee

Here are more resources to help you apply for your Educationally Related Research and Project Grant:

rGrant Overview

rGrant Application Process

rGrant Grading Rubric

Contact the ASI office at 559-278-2656 for more information about the rGrant Program