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

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Program Description


California Pre-Doctoral Program Scholars receive $3,000 in reimbursable funds which may be used to:


  • visit doctoral-granting institutions in the U.S.,
  • attend or present research at professional conferences,
  • pay for graduate school application fees, the GRE, or GRE preparation.


In addition, each Pre-Doctoral Scholar, is eligible to apply for:


  • a fully-funded summer research internship with a faculty member in his or her discipline at a Ph.D.-granting university in the U.S.


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