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UGA 10th Annual Future Scholars Visitation Program

The University of Georgia Graduate School Outreach and Diversity Office (ODO) is delighted to announce the 10th annual Future Scholars Visitation Program to be held on November 7 – 9, 2010.

This opportunity serves as a recruitment tool for prospective graduate students to visit the University of Georgia campus. This program follows along with the University of Georgia’s strategic plan to create a more diverse environment by recruiting students from underrepresented populations. Graduating seniors and alumni from various institutions, including all Georgia colleges and universities, minority-serving institutions, and graduate preparation programs are invited to apply.

The Future Scholars Visitation Program is an excellent opportunity for students who are seriously considering the University of Georgia’s Graduate School to come to campus and visit their prospective department. The goal of this visitation is to allow students to meet with faculty, administration, and current graduate students in their specific area of academic interest while learning more about graduate school. During the three day program students will:

* Network with fellow prospective students
* Attend informational sessions with Graduate School representatives
* Receive feedback on their application and statement of purpose
* Learn more about funding opportunities
* Participate in social events

Tour the UGA campus and city of Athens As part of our commitment to diversity, The Graduate School will cover lodging and most meals during this 3-day event and a $100 reimbursement will be provided towards transportation (individual airfare, shuttle, mileage and/or parking). Currently enrolled UGA students are not eligible to receive the travel reimbursement, but are eligible to participate.

In order to be considered for this program, selected students will be required to apply online, submit a statement of purpose, three academic letters of recommendation (each addressing the prospective academic department), official transcripts, and a ~ Michelle

Minority Biomedical Research Support (MBRS) Program Initiative for Maximizing Student Development (IMSD) College of Sciences San Diego State University GMCS 322C

Grant # 2R25GM058906-09A2
Supporting graduate school opportunities and research

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