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January 28, 2020


Below is a recap of 3 open competitions and call for proposals offered through the Office of Research & Sponsored Programs. Be sure to take advantage of these great opportunities before their deadlines pass:


The CSU Student Research Competition is held to promote excellence in undergraduate and graduate research and scholarly and creative activity, by recognizing outstanding student accomplishments throughout the 23 campuses of the California State University (CSU). Each campus may select up to 10 entries to send to the final round, which will be held at CSU East Bay on April 24 and 25, 2020. All travel expenses are paid by HSU. To be considered at the HSU level, a student will need to submit a written summary of their presentation. Deadline for Submissions: Friday, January 31, 2020.


The McCrone Graduate Student Fellowship Award will recognize one outstanding graduate student, acknowledge their potential, and encourage their continued achievement in their graduate program. ELGIBILITY CRITERIA: First year students who have been in their HSU Graduate Program for less than one academic year are eligible for nominations. Only one candidate may be nominated per graduate degree program. Graduate programs that have more than one option (not emphasis) may nominate up to one candidate from each option. One award of $3,000 will be applied to their tuition for use in Academic Year 2020-2021. Deadline for Submissions: Monday, February 3, 2020.


The McCrone Promising Faculty Scholars Award will recognize HSU’s newer faculty, acknowledge their potential in their field of research, and encourage their continued achievement. ELGIBILITY CRITERIA: Tenured/Tenure track faculty members from all fields who have received their terminal degrees within the last seven (7) years and who are actively involved in research are eligible. Nominations for the award are sought from the campus community and will consist of a letter (no more than two pages) indicating the nominee’s qualifications for the award. Eligible faculty may self-nominate. Three awards of $1,500 will be granted to the recipients. Deadline for Submissions: Monday, February 3, 2020.


All application materials can be accessed through HSU’s InfoReady site at: