Predoctoral program honors 2 Valley grad students

Two Fresno State public health graduate students were awarded predoctoral scholarships this week.

Jose Arrezola of Parlier and Maria Ramos of Fresno were named as Sally Cassanova Pre-Doctoral Scholars.

Arrezola and Ramos, along with 68 others in the California State University system, each will receive $30,000, faculty guidance and summer internship opportunities as part of the predoctoral program.

The program, created in 1989, helps increase the pool of potential CSU faculty by supporting students who have experienced economic and educational disadvantages in their quest for a doctorate.

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