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Faculty & Admin
Programs and Scholarships
Paid summer research and internships for undergraduates
Portable scholarships for undergraduates
Short term opportunities (travel funds, summer institutes, etc.)
Paid Summer Research Experiences: Finding and Applying to Programs
Paid Summer Research for Undergraduates (November 2014)
Paid Summer Research Experiences: Finding and Applying to Programs (January 2015)
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General Student Resources
Searching for a Program
Tips on using the pathwaystoscience.org website to search for programs.
Student Information Form
Use this form to sign up to receive internship, fellowship, and scholarship information.
Grad School Tips on Applying
Suggestions for identifying an appropriate department and advisor, as well as finding funding.
Applying to Graduate School: Tips Timeline, and Tools of the Trade (CIC)
A thorough guide to the graduate school process including a detailed timeline that you can follow as you apply.
The Difference Between the Grad and Undergrad Experience
Details the major differences between the graduate and undergraduate experience.
Grad School Questions Checklist
A checklist of questions students can ask as they investigate graduate programs.
Tips on Creating a Winning Application
General tips to assist you in your program and funding applications.
Writing Strong Essays and Personal Statements
Targeted toward undergraduate students, this handout provides detailed suggestions on strengthening your essays.
Getting Strong Letters of Recommendation
The what, why, and how, of getting strong letters of recommendation.
Enhancing Your Fellowship Application
Tips on fellowship applications
Summer Research Experiences
The Benefits of an Undergrad Summer Research Program
By Diana Lizarraga, an essay describing the benefits a summer research experience can have on a student's career trajectory.
Applying to Summer Research Experiences
The what, why, and how - including a timeline for applying.
Discussing Summer Research with your Family
Suggestions and examples to assist students in discussing their summer research aspirations with their family.
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AGEP Pathways & Connections
NASA One Stop Shop Initiative
Pathways to Engineering
Pathways to Ocean Science
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The Mentoring Manual
provides tips and advice for the mentor-mentee relationship.
Considering Graduate School?
graduate student portal
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