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To promote the academic development of the next generation of underrepresented research scientists and health professionals. To achieve this mission, CASA provides to students: opportunities to participate in faculty research, faculty and student mentoring, course enrichment workshops, travel to scientific meetings, travel to doctoral degree-granting institutions for future graduate study, and research experiences at NIH, other research institutions, and laboratories in foreign institutions.

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The Leadership Alliance

Is a consortium of 29 of this nation's leading research and teaching academic institutions, dedicated to improving the participation of underserved and underrepresented students in graduate studies and Ph.D. programs and, ultimately, research professions in the academic, public and private sectors.

The mission of SACNAS (Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science) is to encourage Chicano/Latino and Native American students to pursue graduate education and obtain the advanced degrees necessary for science research, leadership, and teaching careers at all levels.

College of Science

Link to the College of Science at San Diego State University.


The MBRS/IMSD Program is designed to improve the academic and research capabilities of underrepresented minority students and to facilitate their progress toward careers in biomedical research.


The Minority Access to Research Careers Program, sponsored by the National Institutes of General Medical Sciences, was established in 1975 to help develop the talent and to increase the number of Ph.D. degrees awarded among certain ethnic groups that have long been underrepresented in the biomedical sciences.

Latino College Dollars

Scholarships for Latinos in California

Hispanic College Fund

The Hispanic College Fund provides talented and underprivileged Hispanic youth with vision, mentors, resources and scholarships.
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Link to San Diego State University.