Santa Clara University


2011 Roelandts Fellows

The Willem P. Roelandts and Maria Constantino-Roelandts Grant Program in Science and Technology for Social Benefit competition is open to both faculty members and students. Grants to faculty member can be for an amount up to $5,000, whereas those to students can be for an amount up to $2,000 for single investigators and up to $3,000 for teams of students. Last year over $30,000 was allocated to the chosen proposals with approximately $20,000 going to faculty projects, and $10,000 going to student projects.

Examples of the areas of interest to CSTS include, but are not limited to:

  • Investigation of the interfaces between science, technology, and society;
  • Research, development, or application of science and/or technology for social benefit. In this context, sustainable, clean technologies are of particular current interest to the CSTS.


Tenure-stream faculty and full time lecturers who will be under contract to SCU for the duration of the project are eligible to apply for funding.

All enrolled SCU undergraduate and graduate students are eligible to apply.

Application Process

Applicants for CSTS Research Grants should submit their applications to Erin Berkenmeier by 5p.m. on the day of the deadline.

Fall 2011 Grant Program Deadlines:

We are not accepting applications at this time. Please check back for updates on the 2011 Grant Program.

For questions, please contact Jack Gilbert, Professor and Chair of the Chemistry & Biochemistry department at Santa Clara University. 


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