Graduate Equity Fellowship

Graduate Equity Fellowship grants range from $500 to $2,000 per year. This program seeks to increase the diversity of students completing graduate degree programs in the CSU, encourages continuation toward doctoral programs, and promotes consideration of university faculty careers. It provides fellowships for economically disadvantaged CSU students who have had success in overcoming educational disadvantages and promotes faculty mentoring and research opportunities. To apply for a Graduate Equity Fellowship, you must:
•Be a legal California resident;
•Be admitted to a CSU and to a master’s program as a classified or conditionally classified student;
•Complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA);
•Have financial need of at least $1,000;
•Enroll in a minimum of six units per semester (eight units per quarter) applicable to the master’s degree; and
•Demonstrate potential to succeed in graduate school and to complete a master’s degree program in no more than two years as evidenced by undergraduate coursework and letters of recommendation.