Sally Casanova Pre-Doctoral Scholarship

Application Process

Link for Online Application Will Be Updated in December 2018


Please read the instructions for submission of your application carefully at  Download the application packet here to draft all of your documents.  You must complete the application documents in their entirety, including your student plan with your sponsor's approval signature.  Once you have collected all of your documents, email them Graduate Studies in one pdf document to  They will thereafter be submitted to a reviewer for approval or further suggestions/edits.  Templates for the plan, essays, faculty sponsor form, and letter of evaluation are available here.  Once your application has been approved, Graduate Studies will provide you with a code to upload your application to the Chancellor's Office.  Please submit your application as early as possible to Graduate Studies before the deadline of February 14, 2018 by 5:00 p.m. (PST).  This will allow them to provide you with the best possible feedback for a successful application.

While you complete the forms, you should also request a letter of evaluation from your sponsor.  Make sure that your sponsor reads the prompt provided in the Faculty Confidential Letter of Evaluation.  They may submit their letter on SJSU letterhead as an attachment to the form.  Graduate Studies does not need to have this letter to review your application, but it will need to be uploaded to the Chancellor's Office.

Online Submission Process (due to the Chancellor's Office no later than February 23, 2018):

You will be given login information to upload your application to the Chancellor's Office once it has been approved by Graduate Studies. 

For all application questions please visit