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Preparing, Promoting, & Producing Research Scholars. SAEOPP McNair/SSS Scholars Research Conference. 592 Tenth St., N.W. Atlanta, GA 30318-5776 404-875-9211, ext.268 [email protected] www.sreb.org. Robert L. Belle, Jr., Ed.D. Director SREB-AGEP Doctoral Scholars Program.

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Preparing promoting producing research scholars

Preparing, Promoting, & Producing

Research Scholars

SAEOPP McNair/SSS Scholars Research Conference

Financing Gradaute Education


592 tenth st n w atlanta ga 30318 5776 404 875 9211 ext 268 bob belle@sreb org www sreb org

592 Tenth St., N.W.

Atlanta, GA 30318-5776404-875-9211, [email protected]

Robert L. Belle, Jr., Ed.D.DirectorSREB-AGEP Doctoral Scholars Program

Financing Gradaute Education


You do not teach the paths of a forest to an old gorilla
“You do not teach the paths of a forest to an old gorilla.”

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The Southern Regional Education Board State Doctoral Scholars Program provides support for minority /underservedstudents to earn a Ph.D. and become faculty members at a college or university:

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More than a check and a handshake

“More than a check Scholars Program provides support for minority /underservedstudents to earn a Ph.D. and become faculty members at a college or university:

and a handshake”

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Services for scholars
Services for Scholars Scholars Program provides support for minority /underservedstudents to earn a Ph.D. and become faculty members at a college or university:

  • REGULAR SCHOLAR CONTACT

    Institute on Teaching and Mentoring, Orientation, Directory, Program Graduates

  • PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

    Assistance with conferences when accepted to present

  • MENTORING

    All scholars must have a mentor, staff members always willing to assist you

  • NETWORKING

    Orientation, Directories, Annual Institute, Referrals

  • ADVOCACY AND COUNSELING

    Program designed with your interest in mind/counselor on staff

  • CAREER COUNSELING

    Experienced staff to assist with career decisions

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Compact for Faculty Diversity Scholars Program provides support for minority /underservedstudents to earn a Ph.D. and become faculty members at a college or university:

19th Annual Institute on Teaching and Mentoring

Marriott Tampa Waterside Hotel and Marina

Tampa, Florida

October 25 – 28, 2012

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Scholars attending institute
Scholars Attending Institute Scholars Program provides support for minority /underservedstudents to earn a Ph.D. and become faculty members at a college or university:

  • SREB Scholars*

  • Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Minority Ph.D. Scholars*

  • National Institute of General Medical Sciences Scholars*

  • Gates Millennium Scholars

  • National Science Foundation

    AGEP Scholars*

  • Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology

  • Ronald E. McNair

    Postbaccalaureate Achievement

    Program Scholars

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10 Scholars Program provides support for minority /underservedstudents to earn a Ph.D. and become faculty members at a college or university:

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Graduate school pu zzle
Graduate School Pu Scholars Program provides support for minority /underservedstudents to earn a Ph.D. and become faculty members at a college or university:zzle

  • How can I sort out the puzzle?

  • How does all this fit together?

????

Major

Admission

Test

Scores

GPA

Letters

Cost

Where

Time

Degree

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Letter of recommendation
Letter of recommendation Scholars Program provides support for minority /underservedstudents to earn a Ph.D. and become faculty members at a college or university:

  • Discard the application.

  • Call the applicant to submit letters with signatures.

  • Contact the recommenders to verify they wrote the letters.

  • Keep the application in the pool for further consideration.

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Recommenders
Recommenders Scholars Program provides support for minority /underservedstudents to earn a Ph.D. and become faculty members at a college or university:

  • Select recommenders carefully.

  • Provide them with the names and contact information.

  • Recommenders can be different for applications for admission.

  • Meet/contact with recommenders; discuss with them your plans; why you are asking them; provide a copy of your resume.

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How do you fund your graduate education
How Do You Fund Your Graduate Education? Scholars Program provides support for minority /underservedstudents to earn a Ph.D. and become faculty members at a college or university:

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Funding
Funding Scholars Program provides support for minority /underservedstudents to earn a Ph.D. and become faculty members at a college or university:

  • Very different from “financial aid” at the undergraduate level.

  • No one stop shopping!

  • Requires diligence!

  • On going process as you progress.

  • Masters

  • Ph.D.

  • Postdoctoral

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Financing undergraduate education
Financing Undergraduate Education Scholars Program provides support for minority /underservedstudents to earn a Ph.D. and become faculty members at a college or university:

  • Grants (Pell, FSEOG, etc.)

  • Loans

  • Federal Work Study

  • Scholarships

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Financing Graduate Education Scholars Program provides support for minority /underservedstudents to earn a Ph.D. and become faculty members at a college or university:


The support that you receive should be more than a check and a handshake

“The SUPPORT that you receive should be more than a check and a handshake”

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Good support graduation
Good and a handshake”Support=Graduation

  • Academic preparation

  • Good fit

  • Good Faculty Mentor

  • Sufficient $$ Support

  • Supportive environment

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Questions to ask recruiters faculty deans or chairs
Questions to ask Recruiters, Faculty, Deans or Chairs and a handshake”

  • What is the graduation rate for minority/1st generation, students with disabilities enrolled in your program?

  • Other than financial support, what other support would a student expect to receive from your program department?

  • Please describe your mentor program?

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Questions for faculty
Questions for Faculty and a handshake”

  • Can you provide me with the names and contact information of former students who graduated from your program?

  • What has been the success rate of students of color who have studied in this department?

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Questions for faculty1
Questions for Faculty and a handshake”

  • What are the qualities that you are looking for in a graduate student that will study in this department?

  • What were some of the factors or reasons that some students were not able to earn a degree from this department?

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Support
SUPPORT and a handshake”

A. Financial

1. Tuition

In state vs. Out of state

2. Fees-Lab, activities, health

3. Books, Hardware/Software

4. Housing

5. Professional Travel

  • Mentor

  • Interaction with other faculty.

  • Interaction with other scholars.

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Educational living expenses
Educational/Living Expenses and a handshake”

  • Tuition/Fees (10 or 12 month)

  • Housing

  • Health Insurance

  • Books/Journals

  • Travel to Conferences/Professional Meetings

  • Computer hardware/software

  • Travel for Archival Searches

  • Personal (clothing, cleaning, meals, assorted personal items)

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Factors that determine costs to attend graduate school
Factors that determine costs to attend graduate school? and a handshake”

  • Public vs. Private

  • State Resident vs. Non Resident

  • Other Campuses

  • Masters vs. Doctoral

  • Live on campus vs. Off campus

  • Commuting long distance

  • Major

  • Full Time vs. Part Time

  • Summer enrollment

  • Traditional vs. On-Line

  • International vs. Citizen –RA

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Financing graduate education language
Financing Graduate Education and a handshake”“Language”

  • Merit Based Support

  • Extramural

    • Government Agencies

    • Private Foundations

    • Business

    • Corporations

  • Graduate Assistants

    • Teaching

    • Research

    • Administrative

  • Fellowships

    Multi-Year

    • Tuition

    • Fees

    • Professional Development

    • Travel

    • Research

      Service requirements

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What are the costs to attend graduate school
What are the costs to attend graduate school? and a handshake”

  • The costs depend upon the institution you attend.

  • Length of time you are enrolled.

  • Program requirements.

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Educational living expenses1
Educational/Living Expenses and a handshake”

  • Tuition/Fees (10 or 12 month)

  • Housing

  • Health Insurance

  • Books/Journals

  • Travel to Conferences/Professional Meetings

  • Computer hardware/software

  • Travel for Archival Searches

  • Personal (clothing, cleaning, meals, assorted personal items)

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Academic common market
Academic Common Market and a handshake”

  • AL

  • AR

  • DE

  • FL

  • GA

  • KY

  • LA

  • MD

  • MS

  • NC

  • OK

  • SC

  • TN

  • TX

  • VA

  • WV

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Academic common market1
*Academic Common Market and a handshake”

  • Tuition scholarship program.

  • Pursue a degree out of state at a discounted rate.

  • 30 degree programs

  • Resident of one of the SREB states.

  • Select a program that is eligible for residents of your home state.

  • www.sreb.org

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Indiana University Graduate Student and a handshake”

Full Time 2012-2013 Academic Year

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Submit fafsa form by priority date
Submit FAFSA Form by and a handshake”Priority Date

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Factors that determine your award package
Factors that determine your and a handshake”Award Package

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Research faculty at your institution of interest
Research faculty at your institution of interest. and a handshake”

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Dr juan gilbert
Dr. Juan Gilbert and a handshake”

  • Professor & Chair of Human-Centered Computing Division at Clemson University

  • List the names, gender, graduation date, position

  • Masters 46

  • Doctoral 11

  • Postdocs 2

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Dr gilbert s funding
Dr. Gilbert’s Funding and a handshake”

  • $18,763,697.78

  • $7,336,074.78

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Dr tyrone hayes
Dr. Tyrone Hayes and a handshake”

  • Biologist/Herpetologist

  • Professor, University of California, Berkeley

  • Holds joint appointments Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, the group in Endocrinology, the Molecular Toxicology Group, the Energy and Resources Group.

  • Trained more than 60 students in his lab.

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Taking charge of your graduate career
Taking Charge of Your and a handshake”Graduate Career

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External funding
External Funding and a handshake”

  • Agencies (NSF, NIH, SREB, . etc)

  • Organizations

    • Sloan Foundation

    • Ford Foundation

    • Fla. Endowment Fund

    • Optimist Club

    • AAUPW

    • Greek Organizations

    • Church

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Sources of fellowships
Sources of Fellowships and a handshake”

  • *http://www.mcnairscholars.com/conferences/

  • http://www.umich.edu/

  • *http://www.gradschools.com/article-detail/graduate-fellowships-1676

  • http://www.pathwaystoscience.org/

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Sources of fellowships1
Sources of Fellowships and a handshake”

  • http://www.nsf.gov/

  • http://www.rochester.edu/college/kearnscenter/mcnairgradfeewaivers

  • http://www2.ed.gov/programs/jacobjavits/index.html

  • http://www.rbf.org/grants/ Grants Philanthropic Gropus

  • http://www.si.edu/ofg/ Smithsonian

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Academic department faculty
Academic Department Faculty and a handshake”

  • 1st reach out to faculty in your home school department.

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Check department bulletin boards
Check Department and a handshake”Bulletin Boards

  • Great source of announcements

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Internet search
Internet Search and a handshake”

  • Institutions you are considering & Others of interest.

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You must take charge of your graduate career
****You must take charge and a handshake”of your graduate career****

  • You are the captain.

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A cow that has no tail can not chase away flies
A cow that has no tail and a handshake”can not chase away flies.

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Goal of mcnair
*****Goal of McNair***** and a handshake”

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Mcnair goal graduation with a ph d
McNair Goal = and a handshake”GRADUATION WITH A Ph.D.

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Financing Gradaute Education and a handshake”


The next generation of college students will be sitting in these seats
The next generation of college students will be sitting in these seats!

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The next generation
THE NEXT GENERATION these seats!

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Saeopp mcnair scholars class of 20
SAEOPP McNair Scholars these seats!Class of 20??

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When you re green you grow when you re ripe you rot may we always stay green

“When you’re these seats!green you grow,

When you’re ripe you rot.

May we always stay green.”

The Green AppleA MINDSET TO GROW & EXCEL

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“Always believe that what you do today helps to prepare you for something better tomorrow’’Dr. Samuel DeWitt ProctorMLK ProfessorRutgers University

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592 tenth st n w atlanta ga 30318 5776 404 875 9211 ext 268 bob belle@sreb org www sreb org1

592 Tenth St., N.W. you for something better tomorrow’’

Atlanta, GA 30318-5776404-875-9211, [email protected]

Robert L. Belle, Jr., Ed.D.DirectorSREB-AGEP Doctoral Scholars Program

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