Spring 2020 AWS and Azure Credit Proposal
The CSU Chancellor's Office is accepting proposals for cloud credits in both Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services (AWS) to support faculty and staff innovation, research and virtual computing projects. Projects will be selected which:
1) Best align with the overall CSU and CSU IT strategic direction.
2) Offer the best promise for innovative approaches that can have impact at multiple campuses.
3) Show creativity and imagination for exploring new areas or breaking new ground.
This year, special consideration will be given to projects that support emergency preparedness and business and instructional continuity.
For each campus, 2 proposals can be funded: 1 for AWS and one for Azure. Each proposal may request up to $50,000 in credits.
DEADLINE: Proposals are must be submitted using the form below by FRIDAY, MAY 22 AT 5:00PM.
Please submit any questions to Jim August at
Your email address
1) Project Description (<250 words). Briefly describe the goals of the project and key milestones. Note that approved projects must be completed in one year from the point credits are allocated.
2) Outcome and Evaluation (<250 words). Briefly describe your expected outcomes, pilot or implementation plan, and your strategy for evaluating your project.
3) Sustainability and Dissemination Plan (<250 words). Explain how any ongoing or future work that results from this project will be funded in future years, and describe how you will share the results of your work with other CSUs and beyond.
By checking "I agree" below, I am affirming that: 1) I have appropriate permissions from my department chair or unit manager to proceed with this proposal; 2) I will complete all work by & expend all awarded funds within 1 year of receipt of funds by CSUCI; 3) I will develop, in collaboration with the CSU Assistant Director of Innovation Kate Miffitt and CSUCI Chief Information Officer Jim August, a dissemination plan to assure that the results of my project are shared with other CSU campuses
Are you applying for Amazon Web Services (AWS) credits or Microsoft Azure credits? Choose one per application.
Amazon Web Services (AWS) credits
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