scholarships & Fellowships 

National Scholarships and Fellowships

National Scholarships & Fellowships are external funding opportunities administered by outside institutions, organizations, or foundations. These awards fund domestic or international graduate study, undergraduate research, career preparation, service, civic engagement, leadership development, and more! These competitive scholarship and fellowship opportunities are available to first-year through seniors as well as recent alumni. 

Graduate Affairs Awards

The SDSU Graduate Affairs also offers a variety of fellowships through the SDSU and CSU system for current graduate students. The more popular fellowships through SDSU include:

Graduate Equity Fellowship: A fellowship for master’s students that are California residents, have a 3.0 GPA, and demonstrate financial need.

Graduate Student Travel Fund: An award given to students for travel associated with scholarly research and creative activities.

CSU Chancellor's Doctoral Incentive Program (CDIP): A loan for doctoral students looking to teach within the CSU system.

The Graduate Affairs site also offers a listing of external fellowship opportunities

Sally Casanova Pre-Doctoral Scholarship: A scholarship for juniors, seniors, and Master's students interested in obtaining research doctorates. 

For more information regarding scholarship opportunities for graduate study in the U.K., Ireland, and in China, please visit the  FASS international engagement website