Student Support Programs
The materials for the following Student Support Programs are due to the Office of Graduate Studies (LIB N A124) by the deadlines listed.
Graduate Equity Fellowship Program
Deadline for AY 2020–2021: March 30, 2020, 5:00pm PT
These grants are designed to increase the number of graduate degrees awarded to economically disadvantaged CSU students, especially those graduate students that are underrepresented among graduate degree recipients in their discipline and to those who are disabled.
Graduate Student Non-Resident Tuition Waiver Program
Deadline to College Associate Deans: March 2, 2020, 5:00pm PT
A limited number of non-resident tuition fee waivers or tuition fee reductions may be granted to non-resident graduate students who are either domestic non-resident students or citizens of a foreign country.
Travel Support for Conferences and Professional Development
**ATTENTION** CSU Travel Restrictions, effective April 11, 2019: Due to Assembly Bill 1887 approved by the Governor Brown, California law prohibits approving state-funded or state-sponsored travel to the following states: Alabama, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas and South Carolina. The law applies to all CSU employees, officers, or members, as well as non-employee travelers including students. Learn more >
Travel Support for Students Presenting at Professional Conferences (TSSP)
The Travel Support for Student Presentations (TSSP) is a reimbursement program designed to encourage and assist Cal State LA graduate students whose work has been accepted into a professional/academic conference. All applications must be submitted by May 31, 2020 and receipts must be turned in by June 15, 2020.
Travel Support for Professional Development of Graduate Students (TSPD)
The Travel Support for Professional Development of Graduate Students (TSPD) is a reimbursement program designed to encourage and assist Cal State LA graduate students to participate in professional development activities that will foster their educational and career goals. All applications must be submitted in by May 31, 2020 and receipts must be turned in by June 15, 2020.
Culminating Project Fund to Support Completion of Thesis, Creative Activity, or Dissertation
This fund is a reimbursement program designed to support Cal State LA graduate student research and/or scholarship conducted towards completing a thesis, creative activity, or dissertation. Students funded through this award will receive reimbursement for approved supplies, equipment, and services. All applications must be submitted by April 30, 2020 and all receipts must be turned in by June 15, 2020.
CSU California Pre-Doctoral Scholars Program
Office of Graduate Studies Deadline: January 31, 2020
Chancellor’s Office Deadline: February 28, 2020
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 CSU.
NOTE: Applications will be submitted electronically to the Chancellor's Office. A hard copy of the application must be submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies on or before the deadline, prior to submission to the Chancellor's Office for further consideration.
Chancellor's Doctoral Incentive Program
Office of Graduate Studies Deadline: January 17, 2020
The California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Doctoral Incentive Program (CDIP) aims to increase the number of promising doctoral students applying for future CSU instructional faculty positions by offering financial assistance in the form of a loan and mentorship by CSU faculty.
Additional Campus Resources
- Center for Student Financial Aid & Scholarships
- National & International Fellowships and Scholarships Program
- ASI Book Voucher Program