Presidential Graduate Research Fellowship
The Presidential Graduate Research Fellowship (PGRF) is a university-wide competition designed to recruit non-resident graduate students who demonstrate outstanding potential for achievement in research or creative activity. Awards provide a waiver of non-resident tuition for the first year of an SDSU graduate program, and are renewable subject to good academic standing and program recommendation. Renewals are up to a total of 5 semesters for master’s students and 10 semesters for doctoral students.
PGRF Nomination Form
PGRF recipients shall be selected according to the following criteria:
- non-resident or international residency status
- nomination from graduate program
- merit as determined by quantitative measures including GPA and GRE
- additional evidence of merit, including awards, achievements, departmental recommendation