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Fellowships for Underrepresented Graduate Students

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Academic Level:
Graduate Students (PhD)

The Computing program at Boise State University seeks talented and highly qualified applicants from traditionally underrepresented ethnic and racial backgrounds. Applicants may apply to one of the four emphasis areas: Computational Science and Engineering, Computer Science, Cybersecurity or Data Science. The Dean's Fellowship for Traditionally Underrepresented Graduate Students awards a stipend of $26,000 for one year and includes a tuition and fee waiver, and health insurance. Please indicate on your application, in your statement of purpose, if you wish to be considered for the Dean's Fellowship.

Qualifications: Each emphasis area requires applicants to be experienced in programming and have completed prior coursework specific to the emphasis area. Please refer to eligibility requirements for each emphasis area.

About the program and Boise: The Computing PhD is a modern interdisciplinary graduate program at Boise State University with students from a wide range of backgrounds in computer science, mathematics, science and engineering. Please see our student directory for a list of current students and their projects. Faculty in the program integrate research efforts across more than 10 disciplinary departments at Boise State and their research interests are listed in our faculty directory.

Boise, Idaho is ranked by US News as the 4th safest city and 17th best metropolitan area to live in the United States. The city has ample opportunities for world-class outdoor activities year-round and a thriving arts and entertainment culture. At least 50 tech companies are located within the downtown core which allows students convenient access to internships and jobs.

Participating Institution(s):
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Boise State University (Lead)

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Applied Mathematics
Artificial Intelligence
Civil & Environmental Engineering
Computational Sciences
Computer Sciences
Geological Sciences
Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Computational Chemistry
Computational Economics
Computational Linguistics
Computational Methodologies
Computational Modeling
Computational Statistics
Computer Modeling
Computer Networking
Computer Programming
Computer Security

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This program is funded by:
National Science Foundation (NSF)

Page last updated 3/10/2022
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