Grants

Southern Regional Education Board

To increase the award of doctoral degrees to members of underrepresented minorities in STEM fields, with a special focus on the preparation of graduate students for careers in higher education

  • Amount $860,000
  • City Atlanta, GA
  • Investigator Ansley Abraham
  • Year 2012
  • Program Higher Education
  • Sub-program Education and Professional Advancement for Underrepresented Groups

Funds from this grant support the Institute on Teaching and Mentoring, an annual conference hosted by the Board of Control for Southern Regional Education, a 3.5-day professional development conference aimed at providing training, mentoring, career advice, and networking opportunities to African-American and Hispanic Ph.D. students. Funds will be used to support the organization of the conference for each of the next three years and to defray the costs of attendance by, program directors, faculty, and students involved in the Foundation's Minority Ph.D. program.

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