California Pre-Doctoral Program

Sally Casanova Scholars

Students who are chosen for this prestigious award are designated Sally Casanova Scholars as a tribute to Dr. Sally Casanova, for whom the Pre-Doctoral scholarship is named. As a Sally Casanova Scholar, you will have unique opportunities to explore and prepare to succeed in doctoral programs. You will have the benefit of direct one-on-one guidance afforded from faculty members from within the CSU, and the opportunity to work with faculty from doctoral-granting institutions. You will receive funding for activities such as:

  • participation in a summer research internship program at a doctoral-granting institution to receive exposure to the world of research in your chosen field
  • visits to doctoral-granting institutions to explore opportunities for doctoral study
  • travel to a national symposium or professional meeting in your chosen field, other related activities such as membership in professional organizations and journal subscriptions
  • graduate school application and test fees

2013-2014 Casanova Scholars


Pre-Doctoral Scholar CSU Campus
Christina Abram-Davis San Francisco State University
Angelica Amezcua California State University, Northridge
Victor Arredondo Humboldt State University
Mitzi Avila California State University, Fullerton
Ashley Baker California State University, Northridge
David Barrera California State University, Long Beach
Joseph Beyene San Francisco State University
Carl Ann Rei Bolano San Diego State University
Cynthia Brannvall San Francisco State University
Jeffrey Bryant California State University, Chico
Marguerite Campbell San Francisco State University
Francisco Candido San Diego State University
Mario Castillo California State University, Dominguez Hills
Au Jung Chang California State University, Northridge
Maria Cisneros California State University, Northridge
Joemar Clemente San Francisco State University
Heather Cody California State University, San Marcos
Susy Cruz California State University, Los Angeles
Anthony Elowsky California State University, Los Angeles
Krystina Engleman California State University, Los Angeles
Patricia Escobedo California State University, Northridge
Michael Fitzpatrick California State University, Chico
Rodolfo Flores Garcia California State University, Long Beach
Jesus Gaeta San Francisco State University
Yessica Garcia-Hernandez California State University, Los Angeles
Jaime Guzman California State University, Los Angeles
Georgia Halkia California State University, Fullerton
Lorie Hamalian California State University, Northridge
Tyler Hatchel California State University, Los Angeles
Candece Henry California State University, Northridge
Sidalin Hernandez California State University, Fullerton
Guadalupe Hernandez California State University, Northridge
Gabriel Jones California State University, Dominguez Hills
Cathalina Juarez California State University, Long Beach
Lorenzo Lambertino San Jose State University
Simina Laptes-Frangu Cal Poly Pomona
Elvin Lauron San Francisco State University
Gloria Lopez California State University, Fullerton
Yollotl Lopez California State University, Northridge
Breanna Luna California State University, Los Angeles
Cari Lyle California State University, Long Beach
Amanda McArthur California State University, Northridge
David McMillan California State University, San Marcos
Rebeca Medina California State University, Fullerton
Ariel Mosley Sacramento State University
Imelda Muņoz San Francisco State University
Carmencita Navarro San José State University
Maria Ortega Fresno State University
Sue Park California State University, Long Beach
Ismael Perez San Diego State University
Jessica Phuong San Diego State University
Giovanna Pozuelos California State University, Los Angeles
Krisha Pruhs California State University, Northridge
Heather Rees California State University, Northridge
Emily Renteria San Francisco State University
Michelle Revels California State University, Northridge
Mallory Rice Sonoma State University
Arpan Roy California State University, Los Angeles
Rolando Rubalcava California State University, Northridge
Sophea Seng California State University, Long Beach
Vasiliki Shaver California State University, Long Beach
James Sheldon San Francisco State University
William Sherman California State University, Northridge
Brian Straight California State University, Northridge
Kristine Taniguchi San Diego State University
Ian Tewksbury San Francisco State University
Marilyn Thomas San Francisco State University
Paolo Torresani California State University, East Bay
Diana Valadez California State University, Northridge
Stephanie Waldron California State University, Stanislaus
Jennifer White San Francisco State University
Abigail Whittaker California State University, Chico
Ashlee Wilkins California State University, Long Beach
Jenica Wilson Fresno State University
Arrie Wilson San Diego State University
Ayana Younge California State University, Los Angeles