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Scholarships & Support


Scholarships are awarded to students to foster academic excellence, to develop talents, and to recognize leadership, community involvement, and outstanding achievement. Scholarships are also awarded to students who have overcome significant challenges to obtain an education and to provide financial support to students for academic related activities, such as conference attendance and study abroad. All students, regardless of nationality, citizenship, residency status, area of study, or grade point average are encouraged to apply for as many scholarships as possible.

For more information, please visit the scholarships database.

Graduate Equity Fellowship Program

The Graduate Equity Fellowship program provides support for economically disadvantaged graduate students, especially from groups who are underrepresented within their respective disciplines. Fellowships range from $500 to $2,000 for an academic year depending on the demonstrated need. Students may receive awards for a maximum of two academic years, but they must apply each year.

For more information on this fellowship as we as others, please visit the Graduate Studies funding pages..

Graduate Assistant (GA) and Teaching Associates (TA) Program

Each semester, qualified M.A. students may apply to teach sections of introductory literature and composition courses at SDSU or to assist teaching faculty with grading.

For more information, please contact Mary Garcia at (619) 594-5443 or [email protected].



The Graduate Director is Professor Diana Leong.

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