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University Grants Program (UGP)

The University Grants Program (UGP) is funded through the the CSU Chancellor's Office, the SDSU 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.


New Online Application System!

The Division of Research Affairs has implemented new electronic UGP application submission software called InfoReady this year.  Therefore, paper submissions are no longer accepted.
The applications will be submitted electronically by the applicant via the new software to the Division of Research Affairs and will be forwarded to each of the respective colleges for review, ranking and rating.  
To create an account in the InfoReady system click the link below and use the Register button in the top right hand corner of the page.  After receiving confirmation that your account has been created via email, log in to InfoReady and choose University Grants Program from the table, and then Apply on the right hand legend.
InfoReady Application Submission

For more information or if you have any questions contact Christine Cook at or (619) 594-0905.


2016 UGP Awards



2017 Timeline (Submission deadline 9/26/16)

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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: 619-594-0905