Tuesday, May 1, 2012

MDRC Summer PhD fellowship

MDRC will offer up to two doctoral fellowships in summer 2012 to Ph.D. candidates who are pursuing independent, self-directed research on economic and social problems affecting low-income Americans. Please view the announcement here.

Thursday, March 8, 2012

Friday, March 2, 2012

New Pre-law summer undergraduate program

Suffolk University Law School is proud to offer SU+PLUSLSAC DiscoverLaw.org Prelaw Undergraduate Scholars Program, an intensive four-week  (June 3 – 30, 2012) summer opportunity for undergraduate students to learn more about the practice of law in and what it takes to become a successful law student. Visit the HD Group website for more summer internships.

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

CHS Foundation Scholarship for Agriculture and AG-related majors

The CHS Foundation offers scholarships to graduating HS seniors seeking to major in agriculture or agriculture-related majors. Scholars are awarded to individuals planning on enrolling in a 2-yr or 4-yr institution. This is a national scholarship. The deadline for applications is April 1st. 

Friday, February 3, 2012

Student Retention Conference - Call for Papers

The National Symposium for Student Retention is being held on October 29 -31st, in New Orleans, LA. The Call for Proposals is out. All proposals are due April 6th, 2012. The conference is being sponsored by The Consortium for Student Retention Data Exchange at the University of Oklahoma

Thursday, February 2, 2012

College Goal Sunday - Free assistance completing the FAFSA

There is a national movement to assist families in completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The College Goal Sunday is a FAFSA assistance program held across the country at various times and location. The goal is to have more families and students complete the FAFSA. See the dates and location for your state here

Monday, January 30, 2012

Great website for free video tutorials on various subject areas

The Khan Academy is a great website that houses thousand of video lectures that cover numerous subjects. This is a great resource! 

Friday, January 27, 2012

Here is a website for deep discounts on educational software

I rarely promote businesses but this student discount site caught my eye. I reviewed the site and read numerous customer reviews. This is legitimate. I even ordered some software from them. The name of the company is studentdiscounts.com. Make certain you spell it correctly! It is DISCOUNTS not DISCOUNT.

HBCUs Doctoral degree offerings

HBCUs (Historically Black Colleges and Universities) Offering Doctoral Programs
The Human Development Group put together a list of HBCUs and the doctoral degrees offered. A list of links to ALL HBCUs may be found at the Department of Education website

The majority of HBCUs are not themselves doctoral granting institutions. The HD Group staff visited every HBCU website and made phone calls to the institutions in some cases to create this list. We have made every attempt to be accurate. Please contact us if errors are found.
• Alabama A&M University - Ph.D. in Food Science, Education (Reading), Applied Physics, Plant and Soil Science

• Alabama State University - Ed.D. Ed. Leadership, Policy & Law; PhD in Biology; Dr. in Physical Therapy)

• Bowie State University - Ed.D. in Ed. Leadership; PhD in computer science

• Clark Atlanta University - D.A.H in African American Studies, Africana Women's Studies, English, Romance Languages, History; PhD in Biology, Chemistry, Political Science, Social Work; Ed.D. Educational leadership

• Delaware State University - Ed.D. Educational Leadership; Ph.D. Interdisciplinary Applied Mathematics, Mathematical Physics, Neuroscience, Applied Chemistry, Optics

• Fayetteville State University - Ed.D. Educational Leadership

• Florida A&M University - Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering (Eng.), Chemical Eng., Civil Eng., Educational Leadership, Electrical Eng., Entomology, Environmental Science, Industrial Eng./technology, Mechanical Eng., Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, Physics, Dr. Public Health (PH)

• Grambling State University - Ed.D. in Curriculum & Instruction, Develop Education, Educational Leadership)

• Hampton University – Ph.D. in Nursing, Physics, Atmospheric & Planetary Science, Education Management, Dr. in Pharmacy

• Howard University - PhD - African Studies and Research, Anatomy, Atmospheric Science, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Biology, Chemistry, Communication Sciences and Disorders, Communication and Culture, Economics, Electrical and Computer Eng., English, genetics and Human Genetics, History, Mass comm. and Media Studies, Mathematics, Mech. Eng., Microbiology, Nutritional Science, Pharmaceutical Science, Pharmacology, Physics and Astronomy, Physiology and Biophysics, Political Science, Psychology, Social work, Sociology, and Anthropology

• Jackson State University - Ph.D. in Business Administration, Chemistry, Clinical Psychology, Education Administration, Environmental Science, Public Administration, Social Work, Urban Higher Education, Urban and Regional Planning; Ed.D. in Early Childhood Education; and Dr. Public Health

• Langston University – Dr. in Physical Therapy

• Meharry Medical College - Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences

• Morehouse School of Medicine - Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences

• Morgan State University - PhD in Bio- Environmental Sciences, Business Administration, English, Higher Education Administration, History, Industrial & Computation Mathematics, Psychometrics, Social Work; Doctorate in Engineering; Ed.D. in Community College Leadership Program, Mathematics Education, Science Education, Urban Educational Leadership; Dr. Public Health

• Norfolk State University - Ph.D. Material Science and Engineering; Social Work, Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology)

• North Carolina A&T University - Ph.D. Computational Science and Engineering, Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, Ph.D. Energy and Environmental Systems, Ph.D. Industrial and Systems Engineering, Ph.D. Leadership Studies, Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, Ph.D. Nanoengineering

 Prairie View A&M University – Ph.D. in Educational Leadership, Electrical Eng., Juvenile Justice, Clinical Adolescent Psychology

• South Carolina State University - Ed.D. Education Administration

• Southern University A&M College at Baton Rouge - Ph.D. Nursing, Urban Forestry, Environmental Toxicology, Public Policy, Science and Math Ed, Environmental Toxicology, Special Education

• Tennessee State University - Ph.D. in Biological science, Counseling Psychology and School Psychology, Computer Information Systems Engineering, Public Admin.; Ed.D. in Education Administration and Supervision, Curriculum and Instruction

• Texas Southern University – Ed.D. in Counseling Education, curriculum and Instruction, Educational Administration; Pharm.D.; PhD in Pharmaceutical Science, Urban Planning and Environmental Policy, Administration of Justice, Environmental Toxicology

• Tuskegee University - Ph.D. in Material Science and Engineering, Integrative Biosciences

• University of Maryland Eastern Shore - Ed.D in Education leadership, Ph.D. in Food science and Technology, Marine Estuarine-Environmental Sci., Org. Leadership, Toxicology

• Virginia State University – Ed.D. in Education Administration and Supervision

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Excerpt from President Obama's SOTU address

"Higher education can’t be a luxury – it’s an economic imperative that every family in America should be able to afford." 

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Free webinar about funding your education

The Foundation center is hosting a free webinar on funding your college education. Register here.

Scholarships for Hispanic and Latino students

Here is a list of scholarships and fellowships for Hispanic and Latino students - Click here for more information.

Friday, January 20, 2012

Taking time off between undergraduate and graduate school

Here is a great blog thread about this topic. Some individuals highlight very interesting experiences about their time off. You can access it here.

Monday, January 9, 2012

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