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Pathways to Science: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

Featured Links


  • National Research Mentoring Network
    The National Research Mentoring Network (NRMN) is a nationwide consortium of biomedical professionals and institutions collaborating to provide all trainees across the biomedical, behavioral, clinical and social sciences with evidence-based mentorship and professional development programming.


  • OEDb African-American Grants
    A list of grants and awards for African-American students.


  • Change the Equation
    Change the Equation works at the intersection of business and education to ensure that all students are STEM literate by collaborating with schools, communities, and states to adopt and implement excellent STEM policies and programs. Change the Equation is a coalition of corporate members leading a movement to ensure that every young person in the U.S. is STEM literate through high-quality STEM experiences that spark a lifelong love of learning.


  • Increasing Access and Success in STEM: Supporting the transition of High School students with Disabilities into College
    Resources to help advance high school students with disabilities with transitioning into post-secondary STEM education programs. These resources were the result of finalizing training materials used in student workshops run by Center for Community Inclusion & Disability Studies at the University of Maine and Maine EPSCoR.


  • Veterans Guide to Paying for College
    Information, resources and expert advice on higher education funding and scholarship for veterans.


  • Best Practices in Faculty Hiring
    This online resource, developed by the University of Oregon, describes the findings from the scholarly research and best practices from our peer institutions, as they relate to the tenure track faculty search process in general, and to diversifying faculty in particular.


  • WEPAN Professional Development Webinars
    WEPAN webinars focus on topics relevant to women in engineering and STEM. Our purpose is to significantly increase knowledge of key issues and encourage all participants to lead implementation of best and promising practices that will advance diverse communities of women in engineering in academic and workplace settings.


  • Ocean Opportunties: Working to increase diversity in ocean higher education
    Ocean of Opportunities is a partnership between science, math, and engineering faculty at minority-serving institutions and graduate program administrators to recruit students for ocean science and engineering graduate programs. The partnership is dedicated to promoting the development and training of a diverse and thriving ocean sciences workforce.


  • MinorityPostdoc.org
    A web portal on the minority postdoctoral experience especially in the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) disciplines.


  • MentorNET
    To further the progress of women and others underrepresented in scientific and technical fields through the use ofa dynamic , technology-supported mentoring network.



Featured Program!

The Fisk-Vanderbilt Masters-to-Ph.D. Bridge Program

The Fisk-Vanderbilt Master’s-to-PhD Bridge Program focuses on increasing the number of underrepresented minorities in astronomy, biology, chemistry, materials science and physics. Students work towards the Master’s degree at Fisk with the intention to enter a PhD program at Vanderbilt or elsewhere, with access to instructional and research opportunities at both institutions. Tuition, stipend, and medical insurance are provided. The application deadline is April 15th. Click here to learn more and apply!

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