Student Research

Academic research and other forms of scholarly engagement on activities beyond the classroom are fundamental for students to develop the competencies necessary for a successful career. Helping students to learn by doing, and not just passively acquire knowledge already produced, improves their analytical and communicative skills, enhances self-confidence, and provides them with the inherent satisfaction of contributing new knowledge to society. Inquiry-based learning, scholarship, and creative accomplishments can and do foster effective, high levels of student learning.

The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs wants to advance student engagement in the creative process by providing the necessary tools in support of both undergraduate and graduate student research and other scholarly activities at CSU Stanislaus.

Information for Students

Student Research Competition

The Student Research Competition promotes excellence in undergraduate and graduate scholarly research and creative activity by recognizing outstanding student accomplishments. Competition deadline for applications is generally in February each year.

Student Research Funding

In an effort to support research, scholarship, and creative activity the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs offers financial assistance for students to conduct research (e.g. copy costs, instrument purchases), to attend scholarly functions related to student research endeavors, and supplement costs related to the creation of peer reviewed manuscripts. Maximum funding of $300 is available for up to twelve (12) applicants. Applications are due by Friday, October 11, 2013. For more information please contact Heather Adams in the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs at 209-667-3784.

 

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