Bridge to the Doctorate

The National Science Foundation (NSF) funded, State University of New York (SUNY) Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) Bridge to Doctorate (BD) program at Binghamton University is seeking applicants for Spring 2011 Admission.

SUNY LSAMP BD establishes a bridge helping students to obtain a Ph.D. by providing the financial support to pursue graduate study, faculty mentors to guide students academically and professionally, and a support network of staff assisting them in accomplishing their goals.

Eligibility Criteria: 

  • Participated in a LSAMP Program
  • Bachelor’s degree in a STEM discipline with a 3.0 GPA or better
  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Accepted into a STEM graduate program at Binghamton University
  • Want to pursue a Ph.D. in a STEM discipline

The benefits of becoming a SUNY LSAMP BD Fellow include:
  • Tuition, student health insurance & fees waiver for first two years
  • Student stipend of $30,000 annually for first two years
  • Tuition waiver and competitive stipend years 3, 4, & 5 if qualified to advance to PhD
  • Faculty mentoring
  • Participation in professional conferences and meetings
  • Links to research and professional opportunities
  • Enriched academic services and support

Last Updated: 12/15/14