School of Engineering
The NEW Bridge to the Doctorate (BD) Program at UConn (2017-2019 Award # 1702132) is funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation under the Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation (LSAMP) Program, Apply now, and supports two-year fellowships for 12 doctoral students from African American, Hispanic and/or Native American populations during the first two years of study in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects at UConn. After the initial two-year LSAMP-BD funding, fellows are supported by other funding mechanisms to ensure their timely graduation.
The University of Connecticut is a member of the Northeast Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation (NE-LSAMP) program. This regional alliance is comprised of Six partners: University of Connecticut, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Northeastern University, University of Rhode Island, Tufts University and Worcester Polytechnic Institute.
The BD Program targets qualifying students who intend to earn a Ph.D. within a STEM discipline in the School of Engineering, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, School of Pharmacy or College of Agriculture and Natural Resources.
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