Short Description: Graduate fellowship program to support LSAMP students pursuing master’s and doctoral degrees in STEM disciplines. The 2 year fellowship provides an annual stipend of $30,000 in addition to a cost-of-education allowance up to $10,500 for tuition, health insurance and student fees.
Additional Program Information
The LSAMP Bridge to the Doctorate Fellowship Program has the goal of increasing the quantity and quality of students pursuing degrees in STEM fields. More specifically, this program aims to support students underrepresented in these disciplines. Through this grant, the Center for Minorities in Science and Engineering in the Clark School of Engineering administers the Bridge to the Doctorate (BD) fellowship program that supports a cohort of 12 graduate (master’s and doctoral) STEM students.
The Bridge to the Doctorate fellowship is awarded for a 24-month term. The Fellowship provides a 12-month stipend of $30,000 per year ($60,000 total for the 24 months) in addition to a cost-of-education allowance up to $10,500 per year for tuition, health insurance and student fees. Applications for Spring 2015 and Fall 2015 are now being accepted. Fellowships will be awarded on a rolling basis until all 12 slots are filled.
For additional information, please visit our website:http://cmse.umd.edu/bridgetothedoctorate.