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North Carolina Central University

To enhance the social, economic, and cultural diversity within the field of Chemistry through an MS-to-PhD Bridge Program that links Chemistry Departments at North Carolina Central University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  • Amount $250,000
  • City Durham, NC
  • Investigator Abdul Mohammed
  • Year 2021
  • Program Higher Education
  • Sub-program Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in STEM Higher Education

This grant supports a masters-to-doctorate bridge program between the chemistry departments at North Carolina Central University (NCCU; a Historically Black University) and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC). Grant funds will be used to provide team mentoring, wherein each student will be assigned a mentoring team comprising three faculty members from each institution; academic support, including regular check-ins with students on academic standing and course selection; research opportunities, wherein students will be given guidance in their master’s thesis research and be paired with graduate scholars to learn hands-on research techniques and methods; course sharing opportunities, wherein students will be encouraged to take courses at UNC that are not otherwise offered at NCCU; community building through various informal events; and professional development opportunities, wherein students will develop research presentations with their mentors and present them across the college, with the goal of presenting them at a national conference.

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