Weekly Memo of Announcements and Funding Opportunities – May. 04, 2017

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Office of Research and Sponsored Programs

A digest of updates, announcements, and significant funding opportunities May 4, 2017

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Noteworthy Funding Opportunities this Week


Featured Announcement

LCA Undergraduate Research Showcase

The Committee for Undergraduate Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity (URSCA) is hosting the first LCA Undergraduate Research Showcase on Thursday May 11, 11-4 PMwith a reception from 4-6PM at the Seven Hills Conference Center. Please join us to celebrate student projects from across the College, including posters, performances, and presentations.  Winners in each category will be announced at the reception, after which light refreshments will be served.
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Other News & Events

Video of the Week: Introduction to Proposal Writing

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Grants Management Tip of the Week

Travel Policy Reminder

Please remember that University Policy requires all faculty and staff to have received Authorization to Travel on University business prior to travel.

For international travel, the approval process is complete when the traveler receives an email confirmation from Risk Management. Please allow additional processing time for international travel

If you travel without prior authorization, you run the risk of not being able to be reimbursed for your expenses.

Please see:
CSU Travel Procedures and Regulations
Risk Management Foreign Travel page

If you are applying for a grant...
  • Review the funding opportunity announcement to confirm appropriateness and eligibility
  • Tell ORSP you want to apply by filling out our online PI CheckList
  • Consider contacting the Program Officer to discuss suitability of idea(s)
  • Stay on the Route to Successful Grant Submissions

Free online workshops for grant seekers

Pivot Funding Research Tool

ORSP provides campus-wide access to the powerful and flexible funding research tool “Pivot.” With a few easy steps, you can sign up for a Pivot account, link it to a pre-populated profile (or create a new one), and instantly find funding opportunities. ProQuest also provides Pivot customers with training webinars here. Questions and comments to Jessica Mankus, Grant Development Specialist, jmankus@sfsu.edu


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