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STEM Programs for Post-baccalaureate and Graduate Students from underrepresented groups

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The STEM Diversity Institute is host to several NSF and NIH/GMS funded programs for post-baccalaureate students from underrepresented groups who wish to pursue their interest in a STEM discipline. Each program functions under the guidance of principal investigator Sandra Petersen, Professor of VASCI and Executive Director of the STEM Diversity Institute, as well as program co-investigators, and each program has its own distinct requirements and goals.

Details and information about the following programs can be found on our website:

• Northeast Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (NEAGEP)

• The Initiative for Maximizing Graduate Student Education (IMSD)

• The Post-Baccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP)

• The Summer Program for Undergraduate Research (SPUR)
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Participating Institution(s):
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University of Massachusetts, Amherst (Lead)

Program Materials:
 • Program Website 

This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Cellular Biology
Food Science & Nutrition
Genetics & Genomics
Molecular Biology
Psychology & Behavioral Sciences
STEM Fields

Behavioral Neuroscience
Cellular Engineering
Communication Disorders
Engineering Research
Public Health
STEM Education
Veterinary & Biomedical Sciences

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This program is funded by:
National Institute of Health (NIH)
National Science Foundation (NSF)

Page last updated 8/28/2018
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