California Pre-Doctoral Program

California Forum for Diversity in Graduate Education

The Spring 2015 California Forum for Diversity in Graduate Education will be held on April 18, 2015 at Sonoma State University.

Are you trying to decide whether graduate school is right for you? The California Forum for Diversity in Graduate Education is designed to acquaint college students with the experiences and opportunities afforded by advanced study within a particular academic discipline or profession. Emphasizing opportunity for students from economically and educationally disadvantaged backgrounds, The California Forum for Diversity in Graduate Education will provide information on the career opportunities associated with advanced study in a wide range of disciplines. It will also provide useful information on how to navigate the entire process of applying to graduate school—from gathering information on which graduate school is right for you to all features of the application process. Moreover, the Diversity Forum will allow you to meet with over 200 representatives from graduate schools from across the nation.

Established in 1991 by a coalition of California's leading graduate schools to tap a growing pool of highly qualified undergraduate and master's-level students, the purpose of the Diversity Forum is to accelerate the flow of these outstanding undergraduate students into the research-oriented, advanced-level degree programs that typically provide the training required of college and university faculty. The Diversity Forum brings together promising students from California colleges and universities and acquaints them with all aspects of graduate study in the natural sciences, engineering, humanities and letters, social sciences, education, and health-related fields. Professional degree programs (medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, law, and MBA degrees in business) have their own recruiting networks and thus are not included in the Forum program.

Visit the California Forum for Diversity in Graduate Education to learn more about upcoming Forums.