The Alliances for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP)
16th Annual Science Conference - Friday, February 1, 2013


Eligibility Requirements


All applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

A student may apply for an award or be nominated, based on both financial need and academic merit, by the Executive Officer (Chair) of the doctoral program to which he or she has been admitted.

Entering students must submit all application materials (official college transcripts, letters of recommendation, GRE scores, personal statement, The Graduate Center application, and financial aid application) to The Graduate Center Admissions Office in order to be considered for an AGEP award. Renewal of any award is contingent on satisfactory academic progress as determined by the doctoral program faculty.



NSF/AGEP-STEM Download Application
(National Science Foundation Alliances for Graduate Education and the Professoriate)
For Doctoral Students in: Biochemistry, biology, chemistry, computer science, earth and environmental sciences, engineering, mathematics, physics, psychology, social, behavioral and economic sciences and speech-learning-hearing sciences.

AGEP/STEM is a national graduate education program, consisting of 28 alliances in higher education funded by the National Science Foundation, with the goal of increasing significantly the enrollment of U.S. citizens and permanent residents who are members of under represented groups (women, African Americans, Latinos, Native Americans, Pacific Islanders, Persons with Disabilities) in STEM doctoral programs and who enter the professoriate.

The City University of New York (CUNY) is the Lead Institution in an alliance that partners with the New Jersey Institute of Technology, Polytechnic University, and Stevens Institute of Technology. All students in STEM fields attending doctoral programs in this CUNY/ AGEP-STEM Alliance are eligible to participate in program activities.

Benefits include fellowship support, mentoring, workshops on professional development, travel awards to attend national conferences, academic support, tuition remission, summer research grants.

NSF/AGEP-SBES Download Application
(National Science Foundation Alliances for Graduate Education and the Professoriate)
For Doctoral Students in: Anthropology, criminal justice, economics, educational psychology, political science, psychology, sociology, urban education.

AGEP/SBES is a national graduate education program, consisting of 5 alliances in higher education funded by the National Science Foundation, with the goal of increasing significantly the enrollment of U.S. citizens and permanent residents who are members of under represented groups (women, African Americans, Latinos, Native Americans, Pacific Islanders, Persons with Disabilities) in SBES doctoral programs and who enter the professoriate.

The City University of New York (CUNY) is the Lead Institution in an alliance that partners with the University of Michigan, Michigan State University and Wayne State University.

All students in SBES fields attending doctoral programs in this CUNY/ MAA (CUNY/ Michigan AGEP Alliance) are eligible to participate in program activities.

Benefits include mentoring, workshops on professional development, travel awards to attend national conferences, academic support, tuition remission, summer research grants.

National Institutes of Health: Bridges to the Doctorate Program Download Application
The CUNY Bridges to the Doctorate Program is a two-year transitional program to the Ph.D. for talented CUNY students matriculated in master’s programs in the sciences leading to a career in biomedical research. This program aims to increase the number of minority biomedical researchers among our nation’s faculty. Bridges, which is funded by the National Institutes of Health, is administered from the Office of the Provost at the CUNY Graduate Center in partnership with Brooklyn College, The City College, Hunter College, Lehman College, the College of Staten Island, and Queens College. All participants in the Bridges program must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents and be matriculated in one of the following CUNY master’s programs: Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Computer Science, Physics, Psychology, and Speech and Hearing Sciences