Graduate Funding Opportunities

Graduate Equity Fellowship (GEF)

GEF Application

*Application must be emailed to Vanessa Cervantes at

Do not walk the application in to the Office of Graduate Studies.

Graduate Equity Fellowship (GEF) program at CSUDH seeks to increase the diversity of students completing graduate degree programs, encourage further study in doctoral programs, and promote consideration of university faculty careers.

The program is designed to do so by providing financial support to graduate students with strong academic records. Fellowships range from $500 to $4500 for the academic year. The maximum grant period for any student is two years.

Graduate Research Advancement & Development (GRAD)

Eligibility and GRAD Application [pdf]

Release of Liability Form

Graduate Research Advancement & Development (GRAD) supports graduate students in their professional and academic development outside of the classroom in both research and creative activities. 

For questions regarding funding opportunities for graduate students, contact Vanessa Cervantes, Graduate Coordinator,

Need Financial Aid? Stop by the Financial Aid webpage for assistance!