Students chosen for the Pre-Doctoral Program are designated Sally Casanova Scholars as a tribute to Dr. Sally Casanova, for whom the scholarship is named.
Sally Casanova Scholars have unique opportunities to explore and prepare to succeed in doctoral programs. Scholars receive one-on-one guidance provided by faculty members within the CSU and the opportunity to work with faculty from doctoral-granting institutions.
They also receive funding for activities such as:
Get to know some of the 2022-23 scholars.Sally Casanova Pre-Doctoral Scholar Directory
Tehmine BaghdasaryanLos Angeles
Jai VacaSan José
"I am a Sally Casanova Scholar."