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November 1 awards for Catalyst Grant and Collaborative Grant applications now open in MyApps. Applications due October 3, 2022.

Find many CSCE funding opportunities to  support your research and dissemination on our
Internal Funding website. 

The Center for Scholarly and Creative Excellence (CSCE) promotes a culture of active, engaged and ethical scholarship through supporting innovative faculty and student research and collaborative partnerships in the broader community.

At Grand Valley State University, research, scholarship, and creative activity are essential components of the university’s mission as an institution of higher learning. Excellence in teaching at the university level depends upon active scholarship by faculty members. Through basic and applied research, artistic expression and performance, and other forms of scholarship, GVSU faculty members and students contribute to the development and application of knowledge, create a dynamic environment for learning, and contribute to the economic progress of the region that it serves.

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CSCE Events

3rd Quarter Travel Dissemination Grant Applications Period Opens

November 15, 2022 All Day

The purpose of the faculty dissemination travel grant is to support dissemination of the applicant's original research or creative effort Apply in MyApps for the dissemination travel grant...

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GVNext News

students unload supplies from a pick up truck, a river appears behind them

Senior project for engineering students brings improvements to Grand Haven musical fountain ahead of anniversary show

Visitors to the Grand Haven Musical Fountain will soon enjoy a new synchronized display that includes two new water features created by engineering students as their senior project.

Aug 19, 2022

A person smiles in a posed photo.

Medical anthropologist continues education efforts on COVID-19 vaccine, emphasizes sizable undecided group

Kristin Hedges has been working closely with health care professionals on the messaging efforts.

Aug 18, 2022

Al Steinman smiles for a photo.

Q&A: Al Steinman reflects on his two decades as director of Annis Water Resources Institute

After 21 years at the Robert B. Annis Water Resources Institute, Al Steinman officially steps down from his role as the Allan and Helen Hunting Director on Aug. 5.

Aug 4, 2022

Closeup of Innovator of the Year finalist trophy

Lakeshore Innovator of the Year honor goes to Goodwill's business development director

For years, Nick Carlson wasn't sure on how to solve Goodwill's plastic waste dilemma. But, a partnership with a recycling company in Pennsylvania helped find a solution and earned Carlson the 2022 Lakeshore Innovator of the Year presented by the Muskegon Innovation Hub.

Jul 29, 2022

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