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Steps to Applying

Chancellor's Doctoral Incentive Program (CDIP) 

2021-22 Application Deadline: February 1, 2021

  1. Attend an Information Workshop, or if not available, please contact the Campus Coordinator. 
  2. Visit the CDIP website for application details, including information on securing a faculty mentor, letter of recommendations, etc. 
  3. Contact the Campus Coordinator for any questions. Meet if necessary. 
  4. Apply online! 

SCHOLARS ARE ANNOUNCED MID-MAY VIA EMAIL. 


California Pre-Doctoral Program (Sally Casanova Scholarship) 

2021-22 Internal Campus Deadline: February 1, 2021

  1. Attend an Information Workshop, or if not available, please contact the Campus Coordinator. 
  2. Set meeting with the Campus Coordinator and get application info and requirements.
  3. Identify your Faculty Mentor. 
  4. Work on your essays. 
  5. Meet with Campus Coordinator for review and approval. 
  6. Upon approval, submit application and accompanying materials online (link and instructions will be provided by Campus Coordinator).

Please note that your online application will be sent to the Campus Coordinator for approval. If you did not meet with the Campus Coordinator prior to submission, your application will be automatically withdrawn. 

SCHOLARS ARE ANNOUNCED EARLY JUNE VIA EMAIL. 

2020/2021 Recipients

California Pre-Doctoral (Sally Casanova) Scholars

  • Cynthia De La Rosa, Sociological Practice
    • Dr. Xuan Santos, Faculty Mentor

Chancellor's Doctoral Incentive Program Scholars

  • Gloria Diaz, Science Technologies/Technicians
    • Dr. Robert Iafe, Faculty Mentor
  • Jordan Grasso, Social Sciences
    • Dr. Richelle Swan, Faculty Mentor

Contact the Campus Coordinator

Sara Constantinescu

CSUSM Office of Graduate Studies
gradstudies@csusm.edu 
(760) 750-4066 

Pre-Doctoral Program Brochure

Information Workshops

Roadmap To The CSU Doctoral Programs