Pre-Doc Eligibility

You are eligible* to apply for the California Pre-Doctoral Program if you are:

  • an SF State junior, senior or master's student;
  • enrolled in a SF State/CSU degree-seeking program (as opposed to a certificate program);
  • interested in pursuing a research doctorate and teaching at the college or university level;
  • a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or AB540/undocumented student;


  • will be enrolled at least one unit of the Fall semester of the next academic year.

*Please note that CSU students in Ed.D. programs are ineligible for this program. 

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Fellowships Office

Dr. Joy Viveros

Phone: 415.405.2128
Fax: 415.405.0340
Reception: The Hub, ADM 250 
1600 Holloway Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94132

For an appointment, please email Dr. Viveros