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Access to Graduate School Programs/Programs dedicated to preparing undergraduate students for Graduate School and the Graduate School application process
·          CUNY Graduate Center, Office of Educational Opportunity and Diversity Programs – CUNY Pipeline Program –
The CUNY Pipeline Program is designed to provide educational and financial support to CUNY undergraduates from groups currently underrepresented in our nation’s universities who are interested in pursuing the Ph.D. in preparation for college-level teaching and advanced research.  The Program accepts students in any discipline except law and medicine.
Expected application deadline: March 2014
·         Rutgers University, School of Arts and Sciences, Department of English – Rutgers English Diversity Institute – http://redi.rutgers.edu – The Rutgers English Diversity Institute (REDI) is a week-long program at the flagship New Brunswick campus of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. REDI is designed to encourage current students and recent graduates from diverse cultural, economic, and ethnic backgrounds to consider graduate study in Literatures in English.
Expected application deadline: Check website regularly
·         Schomburg-Mellon Humanities Summer Institute -http://www.nypl.org/locations/tid/64/node/29386 – The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation have created the Schomburg-Mellon Humanities Summer Institute to encourage minority students and others with an interest in African-American and African Diasporan Studies to pursue graduate degrees in the humanities.  The program, which is open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents, offers a six-week session for ten rising seniors (juniors in spring 2012, entering their senior year in fall 2012, graduating in 2013). Five will be selected from colleges and universities in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut and five from Historically Black Colleges and Universities across the nation.  The Institute, with the help of renowned scholars, will develop and nurture the students’ interest in the appropriate disciplines, and provide them with the requisite intellectual challenges and orientations needed to pursue humanities careers and to reach their full potential.
Expected application deadline: March 2015
  • UCLA Graduate Division Summer Program for Undergraduate Research -http://www.gdnet.ucla.edu/asis/srp/gdspur.htm#Purpose – UCLA’s Graduate Division Summer Program for Undergraduate Research offers undergraduate juniors with outstanding academic potential the opportunity to work closely with faculty mentors on research projects. The eight-week program is designed for students who plan to pursue the PhD degree and enter academic careers. Opportunities are available in the arts, humanities, social sciences, and professional schools (except dentistry, law and medicine). Continuation of this program in Summer 2012 is contingent upon funding availability.
            Expected application deadline: Early February 2015
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