Bridge to the Doctorate Program

UAlbany’s Office of Graduate Education and lead institution, Stony Brook University, submitted and were approved for a National Science Foundation (NSF), Bridge to the Doctorate program.

Bridge to the Doctorate is a graduate fellowship and support program for former LSAMP participants who plan to matriculate in a graduate program in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM).

The program offers 12 two-year graduate fellowships of $30,000 and applications are being accepted for the Fall 2014 semester!!  Students will also receive full tuition, health insurance, support services, and opportunities  to attend academic and professional workshops.


All interested candidates must:

  • Have participated in an LSAMP Program
  • Have obtained a Bachelors in a STEM Discipline
  • Be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Have a 3.0 or higher GPA
  • Plan to matriculate into a STEM graduate  program at the University at Albany.

For more information please contact:

Dr. Betty P. Shadrick
Assistant Dean, Director of Graduate Student Diversity
University at Albany

Read the introductory letter to potential applicants and brief program description.

Download the application for the Bridge to the Doctorate Program. (MS Word) (PDF)