Boise State is now accepting applications for the NSF Bridge to the Doctorate Fellowship. Boise State is recruiting 12 highly talented students from domestic underrepresented minority backgrounds, who are pursuing graduate studies in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) programs at Boise State University. This is an excellent funding package.

Here are some of the benefits to the Bridge to the Doctorate Fellowship:
  • $32,000 stipend annually for the first 2 years!
  • Tuition and fee supplement, up to $12,000 annually.
  • Continued funding support at unit level.
  • Community building among BD Fellows.
  • Individual faculty mentors provided to Fellows.
  • Enriched academic and research opportunities.
  • Participation in annual PNW LSAMP Alliance Conference and Graduate Showcase

Here is the link to our website for additional information and program eligibility:

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Below is a list of eligible Boise State STEM graduate programs and program coordinators.

Biomedical Engineering: Dr. Tyler Brown and Dr. Clare Fitzpatrick
Biomolecular Sciences: Dr. Denise Wingett and Beth Ghee
Computing: Dr. Jodi Mead and Dr. Tim Andersen
Ecology, Evolution, & Behavior: Dr. Jim Smith and Brittany Archuleta
Electrical and Computer Engineering: Dr. Kurtis Cantley
Geophysics: Dr. Dylan Mikesell
Geosciences: Dr. Lejo Flores
Materials Science and Engineering: Dr. Dave Estrada and Jessica Economy