Boise State University – Bridge to the Doctorate Fellowship Opportunity

Boise State University is now seeking applications for the LSAMP Bridges to the Doctorate: Pacific Northwest Graduate Fellows Program.

Pending National Science Foundation funding, their first cohort will begin August 2019!

They are seeking applications from students motivated to pursue a STEM graduate degree. Located in Idaho’s capital city, Boise State University has a growing research agenda and plays a crucial role in the region’s knowledge economy and famed quality of life. All programs are distinguished by outstanding faculty, resources that foster interdisciplinary study, and cutting edge research that provides students the skills to solve global challenges.

LSAMP Scholars at the undergraduate level are qualified to apply for Boise State’s Bridge to the Doctorate Fellowships.  Recipients of this PNW Graduate Fellows program will receive:

  • 2 years of fellowship funding, plus 3 additional years creating a 5-year full funding package for their PhD studies;
  • tuition, fees, health insurance, and a $32,000 stipend annually*;
  • travel funding to national conferences;
  • professional and career development support;
  • faculty advising and a mentoring support network

*If program does not receive NSF funding, Boise State is still committed to supporting this cohort. Without NSF funding, stipends will be in line with the current supported stipends at Boise State (a minimum of $15K with averages for STEM fields in the mid $20k range per year) with full tuition paid.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Identify as a member of at least one racial and ethnic group historically underrepresented in STEM disciplines: (African American, Hispanic American, American Indian, Alaska Native Hawaiian, and Native Pacific Islander)
  • Participation in a LSAMP program during undergrad
  • US citizen or permanent resident
  • Have earned a STEM baccalaureate degree
  • Acceptance into a STEM graduate program at Boise State
  • Desire to pursue a PhD in a STEM discipline

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