Internal Grants

 Internal Funding Opportunities

Grants for My Research (GMR) 2019

Grants for My Research (GMR). The California State University, Dominguez Hills, Office of Graduate Studies and Research offers annual grant writing academy called Grants for My Research (GMR). GMR 2019 is CSUDH’s 5th annual grant proposal development program that aims to equip tenure-track faculty with the tools required for the preparation and submission of competitive extramural grant proposals. This program is designed to provide assistant professors with resources for research development and idea refinement, editorial and writing support, grantsmanship, and mentoring for the timely submission of high-quality extramural grant proposals. Overall, GMR will support tenure-track faculty to achieve success in research, scholarly, and creative activities for tenure and promotion.


GMR 2019 program activities will include:

  • Kick-off grant writing workshop: January 16 and 17, 2019, 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
  • Monthly meetings for the cohort participants, typically held on Friday mornings throughout 2019 (dates and times to be arranged).
  • One-on-one consultations with a grant development mentor.
  • Opportunity to visit Washington, D.C., as part of a CSUDH delegation and meet with federal agency program officers.
  • Opportunity to attend local meeting(s) or trainings in grant development.
  • Ongoing access to grant reviewers and proposal editors.


Applications are due in early November and the selected participants are notified in December. Any questions regarding the GMR program, please contact Dr. Chandra Srinivasan (Khan), Faculty Director for Research Development, Office of Graduate Studies and Research at

Research, Scholary and Creative Activity (RSCA) Faculty Intramual Grant Program 2019 (FRG'19)

In addition, to encourage mentoring of students who engage in faculty RSCA projects, the FRG‘19 grant application provides an option to request supplemental funding (FRG‘19+S) designated to support student-faculty collaboration, which is expected to result in students’ authorship/co-authorship of scholarly articles, conference presentations, performances/exhibits or other products or outcomes that contribute to the expansion of knowledge and student academic success.

This program is open to all CSUDH Tenured Faculty, Probationary Tenure-Track Faculty, Full-Time Lecturers, and Part-Time Lecturers.

 Typically, the call is released in the month of October and the applications are due 3 months after the call is released. For the Faculty RSCA Grant program for the 2019/20 AY (FRG‘19), applications are due on January 25, 2019 via the InfoReady online applications and submission portal


Please review the guidelines  for the FRG‘19/FRG‘19+S program requirements.

Any questions regarding RSCA grant applications including final reports, contact Chandra Khan at, Craig Geber at


The California State University, Dominguez Hills, Office of Graduate Studies and Research offers intramural seed grant annually to support faculty research, scholarly and creative activities (RSCA) undertaken to yield one or more of the following outcomes: peer-reviewed publications, peer-reviewed conference presentations, juried performances or exhibits, extramural grant proposals, pilot research implementations, substantial contributions to a scholarly monograph/book, and other products or results that contribute to the expansion of knowledge and faculty professional advancement.