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University Grants Program (UGP)

The University Grants Program (UGP) is funded through the the Provost’s Office, the SDSU Research Foundation and the Adams Humanities Endowment.

The purpose of the UGP is to support scholarly research; assist faculty at lower ranks meet qualifications for retention, tenure, and promotion; permit faculty to bring advanced projects to conclusion; and facilitate development of a research program that may be competitive for extramural funding.

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Forms & Eligibility

The Division of Research Affairs administers the program. All Unit 3 members are eligible to apply for UGP funding.

2016 UGP Application - PDF
2016 UGP Application - Word

2016 UGP Timeline 

Budget Change Request Form:
UGP Budget Change Request Form
For More UGP Information

Division of Research Affairs

Gateway Center, 3rd floor

San Diego State University
5250 Campanile Dr.
Mail Code 1933
San Diego, CA 92182

Phone: 619-594-5938
Fax: 619-594-4109