Office of Research and Sponsored Programs

Proposal Development

  • CSUEB Information 
    Facts and statistics commonly used in proposals, including the CSUEB mission statement, Federal Identification number, statistics on CSUEB students, Congressional Districts, etc.
  • New Training Requirements for NSF Grant Applicants- Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR): Each institution applying for financial assistance from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for science and engineering research as well as education is subject to a new training requirement.  The new requirement is pursuant to Section 7009 of the America Creating Opportunities to Meaningfully Promote Excellence in Technology, Education, and Science (America COMPETES) Act, which states that ‘‘each institution that applies for financial assistance from the Foundation for science and engineering research or education describe in its grant proposal a plan to provide appropriate training and oversight in the responsible and ethical conduct of research to undergraduate students, graduate students, and postdoctoral researchers participating in the proposed research project.” The requirements are in two sections of Title VII which authorizes NSF funding: Section 7008 – Postdoctoral research fellows, and Section 7009 – Responsible conduct of research. For more information, go to The full article is available at in the Office of Research Integrity’s September, 2007 newsletter.  General Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) training resources, including training on ethics, are accessible at

    The CITI Course in the Responsible Conduct of Research can be accessed here:

    Frequently asked questions (FAQs) can be accessed here: 
  • Please note that ALL International travel requires Interim President Morishita’s approval. This includes travel associated with research and sponsored programs.  Any faculty or staff member with international travel incorporated into research plans (such as the budget) need to be aware of this requirement. Once a project has been awarded, please work with the CSUEB Foundation to complete the Foundation’s “Travel Pre-Approval & Claim Form” and indicate that international travel is involved when submitting. The Foundation will take the form to the President for his review and approval. 

    The form can be downloaded from the Foundation’s forms page:
    (located under the alphabetical listing or under accounting)
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