Chancellor's Doctoral Incentive Program (CDIP)

The California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Doctoral Incentive Program (CDIP) aims to increase the number of promising doctoral students applying for future CSU instructional faculty positions by offering financial assistance in the form of a loan and mentorship by CSU faculty.

The CDIP offers loans up to $10,000 per year over 5 years, with a maximum amount of $30,000. The loans are;

  • Repayable over a 15-year period commencing one year after completion of, or withdrawal from, full-time doctoral study;
  • Forgivable at the rate of 20 percent for each year of full-time postdoctoral teaching employment in the CSU or 10 percent for each year of part-time postdoctoral teaching employment in the CSU.

2016/2017 CDIP Application Deadline for CSU, Chico - Friday, February 12, 2016

Find application here.

For more information, see the program website at http://www.calstate.edu/hr/cdip/apply/ or contact the CSU, Chico campus coordinator, Dr. Matthew Thomas, CSU, Chico campus coordinator.