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Academic Initiative

California Predoctoral Sally Casanova Scholarship

  • Other Source or Multiple Sponsors
  • https://www2.calstate.edu/csu-system/faculty -staff/predoc

Program Overview

  • The California Predoctoral Sally Casanova Scholarship was created to grow the number of prospective California State University faculty. The scholarship assists California State University students who have experienced economic and educational disadvantages. The program prepares students to succeed in doctoral programs and prepare for teaching and or research careers at the college or university level.

Program Benefits

  • Funding from this program can be used to present research at conferences and symposia. Additional support is available for GRE preparatory courses, graduate record exam fees, and membership to professional organizations.

Program Contact


  • West
  • 401 Golden Shore, Long Beach, CA 90802, USA

Type Of Program


  • Collegiate


  • Business

  • Communication

  • Computer Sciences

  • Engineering

  • Life Sciences

  • Mathematics

  • Neuroscience

  • Physical Sciences

  • Social Sciences




Individuals Served

  • 2,001-3,000

Notable Alumni

Stephanie Evans (director for the Institute of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Georgia State University), Trevor Auldridge (Americorps, W. E. B. Du Bois Institute at Harvard, University of California, Santa Barbara, doctoral student), and Anibal Serrano (Small Wars Journal, El Centro Fellow)

Research, Roles & Responsibilities

Research Components

  • Funding to attend professional development sessions/coursework

  • Mentored research experience(s)

  • Program sponsored (in-house) professional development sessions/ coursework

  • Stipend/compensation

Identity & Inclusion

  • Scholars are invited to educational sessions supporting their self-identity and self-efficacy.

Diversity Groups (Social Identity)

  • First-Generation

  • Gender

  • Race-Ethnicity

  • Socioeconomic Status (E.G. Low-Income)

Race/Ethnic Minority Group

  • African American/Black

  • Alaska Natives

  • Hispanic/Latino

  • Native American

  • Native Hawaiians

  • Pacific Islander

Inclusionary Practices/Activities

  • Creation Of A Safe Space/ Climate/Environment

  • Specialized Curricula/Workshops

    E.G. Training For Participants, Directors And/Or Faculty On Imposter Syndrome, Implicit Bias, Microaggressions


Mentoring Components

  • Mentees Are Allowed To Attend Events With Mentors

    I.E. Dinners, Social Events, Conferences, Retreats) Mentees Are Allowed To Attend Events With Mentors (I.E. Dinners, Social Events, Conferences, Retreats

  • Mentors Exchange Social Displays Of Scientific Knowledge And Practices

  • Mentors Provide Mentees With Access To Academic Resources

  • Mentors Provide Support With Academic Or Discipline Specific Knowledge Through Direct Teaching

Empowering Activities

  • Academic Recognition (I.E. Research Credibility, Prestige)

  • Mentoring Opportunities


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