California Pre-Doctoral Program at SF State{ Fellowships Office }

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Application Process


To prepare an application to the California Pre-Doctoral Program, you will need to:


  1. Seek an SF State faculty sponsor
  2. In collaboration with your faculty sponsor, develop a 'Faculty Sponsor/Student Plan' for the funded activities you will engage in to prepare for entering a doctoral program
  3. Turn in the application form and all required supporting documents to SF State's Campus Coordinator by SF State' s campus deadline.



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