Tips on Funding Opportunities and Applying to Programs
Featured Presenters: Chris Cash, Liv Detrick
The Institute for Broadening Participation has created an ongoing series of webinars directed towards undergraduates who are considering entering graduate school. There are many challenges when seeking a graduate program, including the timeline for application, choosing an advisor, and finding funding to support your education. This webinar series features two speakers from the Institute for Broadening Participation: Chris Cash and Liv Detrick, and features 1-2 guest panelists that share their experience.
The concept map presented in each webinar includes resources that are available to participants – specifically collected in the concept map for easy access.
Paying for Graduate School I
Date: July 25, 2012 - 6:00-7:00pm ET Presented by the Institute for Broadening Participation
Featured Panelist: Adrian Ponce, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Watch the video (Vimeo)
Pathways to Science: Use this website to find programs such as undergraduate summer research opportunities, graduate fellowships, postdoctoral positions, as well as resources and materials pertaining to recruitment, retention, and mentoring.
Graduate Application Timeline (pdf) - A resource created by the Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC), this timeline includes a timeline and checklist for the application process.
Minorities Striving and Pursuing Higher Degrees of Success (MS PHD’S) is a professional development program in the earth system sciences for undergraduate and graduate students, developed by and for underrepresented minorities. It involves three phases of activities and provides support for a variety of professional development activities, a virtual support network of mentors and students and a small fellowship at the completion at the program.
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This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF) under Grant # NSF OCE-0707385. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the NSF.
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