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Faculty Interest Profile System (FIPS)

SDSU Research Foundation's Communications Office manages a database of faculty research interests which allows staff to match available grant announcements with the appropriate individuals. Announcements are then sent via e-mail. This service is provided to SDSU faculty, staff and SDSU Research Foundation employees only.

How to Sign Up for Faculty Interest Profile System (FIPS)

If you are not currently on our Faculty Interest Profile System (FIPS), you can sign up by: completing the online FIPS Keyword List. Please select a maximum of 20 keywords listed that best describe your research interests by checking the box next to the keyword of choice. When you have finished, click on the Submit button at the bottom of the page. Please note: you will not be able to submit your form if you select more than 20 keywords.

In making your selections, consider balancing your research interests with the volume of funding opportunities you will receive. It is safe to assume that you will receive a large volume of opportunities if you select 20 keywords.

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