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Deadline to Apply: October 1, 2018

VIEW Northeastern

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VIEW Northeastern

VIEW Northeastern is designed to help you learn more about your PhD research options as you pursue your research doctorate at Northeastern University.

Are you a talented student from an historically underrepresented population or a first-generation college student? If so, VIEW Northeastern welcomes and encourages applications from undergraduates from a variety of backgrounds and with varied experiences, including, but not limited to, applicants who are from historically underserved and underrepresented populations, female, first-generation students, African Americans, American Indian / Native Americans, and Hispanic Americans.

Apply by October 1, 2018 to be considered for the November 2nd VIEW Northeastern event.

Northeastern is a global, experiential R1 research university with selective PhD programs that prepare students to become knowledge creators in high-demand fields. All programs are distinguished by outstanding faculty, resources that foster interdisciplinary study, and research that is use-inspired – designed to address urgent societal challenges. Northeastern offers a wide range of funding opportunities for PhD students.  These opportunities include research and teaching assistantships as well as fellowships supported by internal and external funding.  The STARS* fellowship is a unique opportunity funded by the National Science Foundation to strengthen the pathways for students from historically underrepresented minority groups to pursue STEM PhDs.


About VIEW Northeastern: Apply by October 1, 2018

VIEW Northeastern is an opportunity designed to increase the diversity of students who pursue PhD programs. All sponsored VIEW Northeastern participants will:

  • Receive travel funds, meals, and overnight (double) accomodations to Boston, MA
  • Attend VIEW Northeastern (11/2/18) and the GEM Consortium GRADLab (11/3/18), both held on Northeastern’s Boston campus
  • Participate in workshops to learn how best to navigate the road to a “great match” PhD program
  • Gain insights from current PhD students
  • Be invited to participate in a research poster session
  • Network with PhD students and faculty

Eligibility Criteria: 

  • Living and / or residing in the US or its territories
  • Participants should show a record of enhancing diversity including diversity from one or more traditionally underrepresented groups or first generation college students
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a field that supports one of Northeastern’s 34 PhD Programs
  • Intention to pursue a PhD

GRADLab: All VIEW Northeastern participants are invited to the Northeastern University hosted National GEM Consortium sponsored Getting Ready for Advanced Degrees (GRAD) Lab event. More information coming soon.

VIEW Northeastern Application Form:
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