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Bridge to Doctorate Application


To become a fellow, you must complete the Application for Bridge to Doctorate below. Then apply for admission to a STEM doctoral program at the University of South Carolina. Finally, be sure to contact Dr. Mike Matthews ( or Dr. Claudia Benitez-Nelson ( for a fee waiver.

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