The society promotes excellence, leadership and opportunities in education and professional development for American Indians and Alaska Natives. AISES enriches the fields of science and engineering with Native traditions and strengthens communities with knowledge, resources and innovation.
Find the best colleges to help you meet your goals. Learn more about the schools and programs in your area. Go to: Financial Aid Opportunities for Minority Students
DISCOVER BUSINESS: How to Study for the GRE
This guide includes incisive topics covering the basics of the GRE, verbal and quantitative reasoning, analytical writing and common mistakes.
An Interactive Resource Hub for Higher Education
A comprehensive compendium of campus practices and resources about diversity in higher education, maintained by the Association of American Colleges and Universities.
COLLEGE AFFORDABILITY GUIDE
"How to Pay for Grad School" walks you through the key factors to consider, and the many specific ways you have of financing your graduate degree.
Professional development group of the Association of American Medical Colleges for Graduate Research, Education, and Training in biomedical Ph.D. and postdoctoral programs.
INSTITUTE FOR BROADENING PARTICIPATION
The mission of the Institute for Broadening Participation is
to increase diversity in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
(STEM) workforce. We design and implement strategies to increase access to STEM
education, funding, and careers, with special emphasis on diverse
underrepresented groups. We believe that diversifying the STEM workforce is the
best way to ensure our nation's economic vitality and solve global challenges.
The Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship (IGERT) program seeks to train PhD scientists and engineers with the interdisciplinary background and the technical, professional and personal skills needed to address the global questions of the future. Through the use of innovative curricula and internships, and by focusing on problem-centered training, these programs give their graduates the edge needed to become leaders in their chosen fields. IGERT PhD programs are located at universities across the country. Funded by the National Science Foundation.
JUST GARCIA HILL
A Virtual Community for Minorities in Sciences JGH is a portal to advance the professional development of minorities underrepresented in science.
A web portal on postdoctoral diversity issues primarily in the STEM disciplines, and in particular publicizing the activities of diversity-related postdoc groups.
NATIONAL ACADEMIES PRESS
"CAREERS IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING: A STUDENT PLANNING GUIDE TO GRAD SCHOOL AND BEYOND"
Prepared by the Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy of the National Academy of Science, National Academy of Engineering, and the Institute of Medicine.
NATIONAL POSTDOCTORAL ASSOCIATION
The National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) is a member-driven organization that provides a unique, national voice for postdoctoral scholars, as well as a collaborative organization that seeks to work with all stakeholders to improve the postdoctoral experience in the United States.
NEW ENGLAND BOARD OF HIGHER EDUCATION (NEBHE) EXCELLENCE THROUGH DIVERSITY PROGRAM
Creating a regional environment that supports the full participation of groups that are traditionally underrepresented in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines in academia and industry -- particularly African-American, Hispanic, Native American and Southeast Asian -- at New England higher education institutions and in industry.
NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF GENERAL MEDICAL SCIENCES' (NIGMS)
DIVISION OF MINORITY OPPORTUNITIES IN RESEARCH (MORE)
Administers research and research training programs aimed at increasing the number of minority biomedical and behavioral scientists.
PREP: POSTBACCALAUREATE RESEARCH EDUCATION PROGRAMS
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Tufts University Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences
University of Chicago
University of Pennsylvania
POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS FOR ACADEMIC DIVERSITY
The Postdoctoral Fellowship for Academic Diversity Program is a competitive program whose goal is to increase the diversity of the community of scholars devoted to academic research at both the University of Pennsylvania and The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).
SACNAS: SOCIETY FOR ADVANCEMENT OF CHICANOS AND NATIVE AMERICANS IN SCIENCE
To encourage Chicano/Latino and Native American students to pursue graduate education and obtain the advanced degrees necessary for science research, leadership, and teaching careers at all levels.
A career development resource for scientists, published since 1995 by the research journal Science. Its aim is to provide the early-career scientist with the tools, insight, and advice needed to discover the vast range of careers, decide which path to pursue, and follow it.
THE SIMPLE DOLLAR: Loan Consolidation Guide
This guide tells you how to consolidate student loans and looks at the current pros and cons of student loan consolidation, including what is probably the most important question: Will it truly save you any money?