LSAMP BD: University at Albany SUNY Alliance

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Categories: NSF Bridge to the Doctorate

Date: 9/2/2019

Pending National Science Foundation funding, the LSAMP BD: University at Albany SUNY Alliance is slated to begin August 2019.

Eligibility Criteria:
  • Participation in a LSAMP program during undergrad
  • Bachelor's degree in a STEM discipline with a 3.0 GPA or better
  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Acceptance into a STEM. graduate program at UAlbany
  • Desire to pursue a PhD in a STEM discipline

Benefits The benefits of becoming a SUNY LSAMP BD Fellow include:
  • Tuition, fees and student health insurance waiver for first two years
  • Stipend of $32,000 annually for first two years
  • Competitive funding package in years 3, 4, & 5 if qualified to advance to PhD
  • Faculty mentoring
  • Participation in professional conferences and meetings
  • Links to research and professional opportunities
  • Enriched academic services and support

UAlbany offers graduate STEM degrees in Atmospheric Science, Behavioral Neuroscience, Biodiversity, Conservation and Policy, Biology, Biomedical Sciences, Biometry and Statistics, Chemistry, Computer Science, Data Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Environmental Health, Epidemiology, Information Science, Mathematics and Physics.

Applicants to the program are evaluated on the basis of their record of achievement, as well as their research experiences, motivation, and connection to their field of study. All qualified students are encouraged to apply. UAlbany provides application fee waivers to LSAMP students.

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