RSCA Request for 2024-25 Proposals

Request for Proposals

Proposals are due on Monday, February 5, 2024.

To apply, go to the Cal Poly InfoReady home page, and select "Division of Research" from the drop-down menu in the upper left corner. Then scroll down and select the 2024-25 Research, Scholarly, and Creative Activities Grant link at the bottom of the page. 
Note that this program does NOT require any processing through the Division of Research pre-award offices for proposals to external funders.

When creating your project budget, we recommend starting with the Excel budget template before filling out the budget fields in the InfoReady application. 

Please review the Scoring Sheet and Rating Definitions for more information on how the reviewed proposals will be scored. 

All decisions will be announced by the end of Spring Quarter 2024.

The Division of Research thanks you for your participation! If you need assistance, please e-mail

Please join us for a Research, Scholarly, and Creative Activities (RSCA) Grant Program Q&A Session!

Previously recorded information session video from 1/14/22.

View RSCA 2024-25 Information Session Slides.

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