NSF 2017 Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program Solicitation and Chancellor’s Office Webinar on May 1 from 12:00 to1:30 p.m.

The National Science Foundation has released the 2017 Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program Solicitation (NSF 17-541), along with a report cited in the Solicitation and related to Track 4 (Research), Preparing Teachers: Building Evidence for Sound Policy (National Academy Press). Proposals are due on August 29, and $58 million is available.


NSF is hositing two Royce Proposal Preparation Webinars on April 24, 2017 12:00pm - 1:30pm EST & May 4, 2017  5:00pm - 6:30pm EST


The Chancellor’s Office is also hosting a webinar on May 1 from 12:00 to 1:30 p.m. to provide assistance to campuses. Proposals must be submitted by a team of education and STEM faculty members, and The Chancellor’s Office encourages campus teams to participate in the webinar.


Please save the date and share this information to colleagues in education and STEM disciplines in order that they may participate.


If you are interested to participate in the Chancellor’s Office's webinar, please contact Jessica Mankus (




SFSU Summer Writing Program 2017

SF State faculty are invited to the SFSU Summer Writing Program 2017. The purpose of this program is to develop and support motivation systems to help faculty be more productive writers over the summer. The writing program is appropriate for any type of project: grants, journal manuscripts, book proposals, book chapters, or entire books. The entire writing group will meet for one whole day in June (lunch provided), and form into small groups for check-ins at least weekly throughout the summer. Contact Dr. Mickey Eliason for more information. 

Schedule: June 5th - August 18th

Location: TBD

Facilitators:  Mickey Eliason & Cathy Rath

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ORSP 2017 Individual Investigator/Collaborative Grants


The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs invites applications from individuals and collaborative groups for projects that are directed toward obtaining tangible results such as a journal article, book prospectus, seminar, colloquium, conference paper, public exhibition, community project or concert. Projects may include work across disciplinary boundaries, but are not required to do so.The submission deadline is 5 p.m. on Monday, April 17, with no exceptions. An announcement of the funded proposals is expected in June, and the earliest anticipated start date for awards will be July 1. Submission Deadline: Monday, April 17th at 5:00 PM (no exceptions)

View the full Funding Opportunity Announcement and submission procedures.

Fall 2017 SF BUILD Mini Grant RFA Announcement

SF BUILD is exited to announce the release of the Fall 2017 Mini Grant RFA!  Applications due August 14th.


SFSU faculty whose research relates to health inequalities in communities in San Francisco are encouraged to apply for the Fall 2017 BUILD Mini-Grant. Proposals should involve SFSU students and encourage a sense of giving back to the communities. A UCSF faculty collaborator is required. Priority will be given to proposals that address issues of social justice and health inequalities that are relevant to SFSU students and their communities.


The RFA can be found HERE or on the following link:  (

Expanding Opportunity: Social Justice Funding in the Bay Area

Join Foundation Center West to learn how Bay Area social justice funders are working toward breaking down barriers for social mobility and creating opportunity for all in our local community. You’ll hear from funders who are providing support to ensure fair and equitable opportunities for participation in economic, social, and civic life.

Luis Arteaga, Senior Program Manager, Levi Strauss Foundation
Timothy P. Silard, President, Rosenberg Foundation
Alex Tom, Executive Director, Chinese Progressive Association, Common Counsel Foundation
Nancy Wiltsek, Executive Director, van Löben Sels/RembeRock Foundation


Michele Dilworth, Director, Foundation Center West

Venue: Foundation Center West
           312 Sutter Street
           San Francisco, CA 94108
Date and TimeThursday, February 23, 2017 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm  PT