Fellowships

Endowed Fellowships & Scholarships

Current students will receive an email from the Graduate Program Coordinator or Secretary with details about the fellowship/scholarship application requirements in late September. The deadline for the Kerr award application is mid-October (October 15 for 2019; extended until Monday, October 21, 2019) and for all other award applications is approximately December 1 of every year (December 2 for 2019).

Download Endowed Awards Announcement

Download Applicant Cover Sheet (fillable PDF)


College of Agriculture & Natural Resources Fellowships

Dissertation Completion Fellowships (DCF) are intended for doctoral students planning to finish writing and to defend their dissertations during the semester for which they apply. DCFs are offered for each term (fall, spring, summer), with separate application deadlines for each application cycle. Students may apply for a DCF only after their comprehensive exams have been completed and all their data collected. 

Submit your complete application to the Graduate Secretary, who will forward to the Department Chair. All applicants must schedule an interview with the Department Chair after submitting the application (at least 2 days prior to the scheduled interview). Do not apply unless you and your advisor are confident that you will complete in the semester for which applied.

DCF Term Applications due to CSUS graduate secretary Schedule interview with CSUS chairperson CANR Deadline
Fall 2019 Thursday, July 25, 2019 July 29-31, 2019 Wednesday, August 7, 2019
Spring 2020 Monday, September 30, 2019 October 7-9, 2019 Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Summer 2020 Friday, February 14, 2020  February 17-19, 2020 Tuesday, February 28, 2020

Download Instructions for Applying for a DCF (AY 2019-2020)

Download Dissertation Completion Fellowship Cover Sheet


Graduate Office Fellowships

GOF funds are available during fall and spring semesters. 

The Spring 2020 application deadline is 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 22, 2020.

Students may receive up to a maximum combined amount of GOF funds of $2,000 across their full degree program. A doctoral student who received a maximum of GOF funds as a CSUS master's student may be considered for an additional $2,000 maximum across the doctoral program.

Read instructions carefully.

Download GOF Spring/Summer 2020 Information & Application

Download GOF Fall 2019 Information & Application

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