Welcome to the Office of Research and Sponsored Projects

At Cal State Fullerton, we aspire to combine the best qualities of teaching and research universities where actively engaged students, faculty, and staff work in close collaboration to expand knowledge. We strive to create a culture that emphasizes the importance of intellectual research and scholarly pursuits, and we are proud of the world-class accomplishments of our faculty and students.

Mission Statement

The Office of Research and Sponsored Projects (ORSP) works with other units throughout the campus to seek external support for faculty research, creative activity, and institutional projects that support the educational and service mission of the university. Collaboration is sought across disciplines, departments, and community partners in preparing proposals to federal, state, and private agencies. More …


2016 CSUF/CSU Student Research Competition

The CSUF/CSU Student Research Competition is open to undergraduate and graduate students from across all disciplines. Its purpose is to promote excellence in undergraduate and graduate scholarly research and creative activity by recognizing outstanding student accomplishments throughout the 23 campuses of the California State University system. More...

Applications Open for Junior/Senior Faculty Research Grants

Application are closed

Junior/Senior Faculty Research Grants support and enhance faculty research, creative and scholarly activities. Ideally, funded activities should lead to competitive, externally funded projects. More …




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