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Undergraduate Research & Scholarship

SJSU / CSU Funding Opportunities

SJSU Undergraduate Research Grant Program

A grant up to $1000 from the Provost's office to conduct research with faculty. Applications are generally due in Spring.

CSU funding opportunities

  • COAST: CSU Council on Ocean Affairs, Science & Technology
  • CSUPERB: CSU Program for Education and Research in Biotechnology
  • WRPI: Water Resources and Policy Initiatives

Funding by subject - Some departments offer funding for students. Consult your departmental websites or personnel to inquire about funding opportunities.

External Funding

There are many opportunities to conduct research and creative scholarship away from San Jose State University.  These opportunities occur in all disciplines and may be domestic or international. To assist you with your search we list the opportunities according to the discipline the research occurs in.

Pay special attention to eligibility and application requirements. Many of these programs may require letters of recommendations, resumes, transcripts, and other materials. 

Here is a small listing organized by subject: humanities, social sciences, and sciences.


Social Sciences