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Bridge to the Doctorate

The National Science Foundation (NSF) sponsored BD Fellowship for under-represented minority students promotes success by providing the holistic support and financial resources needed to obtain a doctoral degree.

The Bridge to the Doctorate (BD) Fellowship Program is committed to engaging students from underrepresented populations in graduate study within science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields of study in the College of Arts & Sciences (CAS) or College of Engineering & Computing (CEC).


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For more information about the BD program, please contact:

Dr. Mike Mathews, (CEC) and Dr. Claudia Benitez-Nelson, (CAS) are leading this effort on behalf of the colleges.

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