Bridge to the Doctorate Application Process

SUNY LSAMP Bridge to the Doctorate is currently accepting applications for the 2017-2018 academic year. The priority application deadline is March 17, 2017; applications are accepted rolling thereafter. Applicants must be enrolled in a graduate program at Stony Brook in order to receive Bridge to the Doctorate funding.  Should you be selected as a Bridge to the Doctorate Fellow, you will be required to participate in an ongoing series of academic enrichment, professional development, and social support programs and activities designed to help you to transition into and successfully complete a STEM doctoral program. You can review eligibility criteria  here .

Application Checklist:  For best consideration, each of the following items must be received by the CIE office by the application deadline:

1) Completed  online application form 

2) Personal Statement: 1 to 2 page statement describing your educational and professional development plans and career goals. How do you envision graduate school preparing you for a career that allows you to contribute to expanding scientific understanding as well as broadly benefit society? Click here for more information on preparing this statement.

3) Research Statement: 1 to 2 page statement describing an original research topic that you would like to pursue in graduate school. Describe the research idea, your general approach, as well as any unique resources that may be needed for accomplishing the research goal. Click here for more information on preparing this statement.

4)  One recommendation form

The priority application deadline is March 17, 2017 (rolling thereafter).

To email your statements and recommendation form, send to: (Subject: BD Application 2017)

To send hard copies of  personal statement and recommendation form, mail to:

Center for Inclusive Education
2401 Computer Science Building
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-3387

Please contact Angel Gonzalez for more information.

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