The Chancellor’s Doctoral Incentive Program (CDIP)

The goal of the California State University Chancellor's Doctoral Incentive Program (CDIP) is to increase the number of faculty with the qualifications, motivation, and skills needed to teach the diverse students of the CSU.

CDIP prepares promising doctoral students for CSU faculty positions by providing financial support, mentorship by CSU faculty and professional development and grant resources. It is the largest program of its kind in the U.S.


Apply to CDIP

The Chancellor's Doctoral Incentive Program application has two parts, one for the student and one to be completed by the CSU faculty mentor.

Apply to CDIP   CDIP Application Information

The 2019-2020 CDIP Application is Open.


Meet Our Scholars

Every year, the CDIP program supports gifted students in pursuing their doctorate and finding employment at the CSU; here are a few of their stories. 

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What CDIP Offers

Through financial support, mentorship, professional development and grants, CDIP prepares doctoral students for an academic career.

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About Us

Meet the dedicated staff who oversee the CDIP program at the CSU Office of the Chancellor, based in Long Beach, California.

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Resources

Use these guides, sites and other resources to help you succeed in your studies, find jobs, and prepare to join the faculty of the CSU.

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