Pre-Doctoral Programs

CSU Supports Your Doctoral Aspirations

Your Pre-Doctoral Journey Begins at the CSU

The California Pre-Doctoral Program is designed to increase diversity within the pool of university faculty by supporting the doctoral aspirations of students in the California State University System (CSU). The program awards funds to a limited number of juniors, seniors and graduate students in the CSU system.

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Let CDIP Support Your Doctoral Journey

The California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Doctoral Incentive Program (CDIP) offers financial loans to promising doctoral students who intend to apply for future CSU instructional faculty positions. Participants also benefit from mentorship by a CSU faculty member.

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