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.
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
- 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.