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Funded Post-Baccalaureate Research/Academic Opportunity (Bridge to the Ph.D. Program)


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Academic Level:
Undergraduates - Senior
Post-Baccalaureate
Graduate Students (Masters)

Description:
The Bridge to the Ph.D. Program in STEM aims to enhance the participation of students from underrepresented groups in STEM Ph.D. programs. The Bridge Program provides an intensive research, academic, and mentoring experience for post-baccalaureates seeking to strengthen their graduate school applications and to prepare for the transition into graduate school. For the Bridge Program, STEM disciplines include astronomy, the biological sciences, chemistry, earth and environmental science, economics, engineering, physics, psychology, and statistics.

Bridge scholars are hired as full-time Columbia University research assistants (RAs) for up to 23 months and conduct research under the mentorship of faculty members. The salary is $40,600/year, and provides scholars with $1,500/year to support professional and educational expenses. Note: the salary and education stipend will be $50,123 and $2,000, respectively for Bridge scholars in economics.

Please visit the Bridge Program's website for more information and to apply.


Application Deadline: 2/15/2021
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Program Dates: 8/1/2021

Participating Institution(s):
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Columbia University (Lead)

Program Materials:
 • Program Website 

This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Applied Mathematics
Astronomy & Astrophysics
Biology
Economics
Environmental Sciences
Materials Science & Engineering
Physics
Psychology & Behavioral Sciences
Statistics
STEM Fields

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


Page last updated 3/22/2021
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