To apply to CDIP, you'll need to provide a completed application form, a current resume or CV, a qualification and motivation statement, a collaborative plan of support written with your CSU faculty mentor, and three letters of recommendation.


Students applying to CDIP must submit their application by March 1, 2021​​. It's required that you contact a campus coordinator to review your final application. Applications must be submitted to the CSU campus coordinator at which your CSU faculty mentor works.

​A​​​​pplication Review Timeline:

  • CDIP Systemwide Selection Committee will review campus nominations on May 7, 2021.
  • Announcements of 21/22 CDIP Cohort will be made in end of May. Fellows will receive communication via email and a list of selected fellows will be posted on the CDIP Website.
  • An all-day CDIP Conference for the 21/22 CDIP Cohort will be held on online. Information will be provided to those selected as CDIP Fellows. ​

Eligibility & Selection Criteria

Curious about what makes an ideal CDIP fellow? Read more about the process and the requirements to be accepted.

Learn How We Choose Fellows​

Campus Coordinators

Your best source for information about CDIP is the staff contact on the campus you'll be attending.

Find Campus Contact Information​