Graduate College

Graduate diversity resources

ASU’s commitment to representation and inclusion is prevalent in the university’sDiversity Plan.

These resources are for graduate students and undergraduates on the path to graduate school. For more information: diversity.asu.edu.

 

Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students

Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS) is the largest, professional conference for biomedical and behavior students, including mathematics.

ASU Prep in Biomedial Sciences

ASU Prep in Biomedical Sciences will provide support and prepare underrepresented students with recent baccalaureate degrees to pursue a PhD or MD-PhD in the biomedical sciences.

California Forum for Diversity in Graduate Education

California Forum for Diversity in Graduate Education is designed to help inform advanced undergraduates and master's candidates in underrepresented fields about opportunities for doctoral study.

Interdisciplinary Research Colloquium

Interdisciplinary Research Colloquium (IRC) is a one credit hour course open to all ASU scholars and required for first year graduate students who receive funding from the Graduate Education Diversity Support Programs.

Explore Graduate School Seminar Series

Explore Graduate School Seminar Series is designed to provide undergraduate students with resources, programming and assistance necessary to achieve their graduate school aspirations.

Gates Millennium Scholars program

ASU's Gates Millenium Scholars are assuming roles as leaders in their professions and in the community. Gates Millennium Scholars program is an initiative of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to promote academic excellence and increase the number of underrepresented students in graduate degree programs.  

GEM: The National Consortium for Graduate Degrees for Minorities in Engineering and Science

(GEM)The National Consortium for Graduate Degrees for Minorities in Engineering and Science provide graduate fellowships in engineering and science to highly qualified individuals from communities where human capital is virtually untapped.

Read how GEM fellow Ja'Lon Sisson took full advantage of ASU undergraduate research programs to enter graduate school and follow his dream of becoming an engineer.

Graduate Horizons

Graduate Horizons is a 72-hour "crash course" for Native American college students, master's students and college graduates in preparing for graduate school (master's, PhD or professional school).

Graduate Pathways

Graduate Pathways is a two-day conference open to current Native American junior/senior level undergraduates, recent college graduates and master’s students preparing for further graduate studies.

Initiative for Maximizing Student Development

The goal of the Initiative for Maximizing Student Development (IMSD) Program is to encourage, mentor and facilitate the transition from college education to PhD programs in biomedical and behavioral sciences while enhancing representation of underrepresented groups in these fields of research.

Mathematical and Theoretical Biology Institute and Institute for Strengthening The Understanding Of Mathematics And Science

Mathematical and Theoretical Biology Institute and Institute for Strengthening The Understanding Of Mathematics And Science (MTBI/SUMS) supports the development of students through educational, research and mentorship activities including intensive summer research training institutes.

McNair Scholars Program

McNair Scholars come from some of the most competitive undergraduate programs in the country to graduate school at Arizona State University. We proudly support the ASU Graduate McNair Student organization.

National Name Exchange

National Name Exchange (NNE) is a consortium of fifty-five nationally-known universities which annually collect and exchange the names of their talented but underrepresented ethnic minority students who are in their sophomore, junior or senior year of their undergraduate education.

Post-Baccalaureate Research Education Program

The Post-Baccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP) is a training program for individuals from backgrounds underrepresented in the biomedical and behavioral sciences who have recently completed the baccalaureate degree.

Project 1000

Project 1000 is a national program which assists underrepresented science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) students with the graduate school application process.

Shades Peer Multicultural Mentoring program

Shades Peer Multicultural Mentoring program is a multicultural peer mentoring program.

Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans

Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans (SACNAS) is a society of scientists dedicated to fostering the success of Hispanic/Chicano and Native American scientists to attain advanced degrees, careers, and positions of leadership.

Stem Doctoral Enhancement program

Stem Doctoral Enhancement program (SDE) consists of partnerships between ASU Graduate College and other educational institutions to facilitate pathways to graduate education.