Office of the Provost

Programs to in Success for Underrepresented and First Generation Students

500 Nations Bridge Collaboration: Haskell Indian Nations University/ University of Kansas 

 

The mission of the Birdge Program is to provide opportunities for students from Haskell Indian Nations University that facilitate their transition from Haskell to other 4-year universities, increasing the number of students who complete degrees in the biomedical sciences.

Office for Diversity in Science Training

bridge.ku.edu>>

(785) 864-7316 | ODST@ku.edu

Room 1002 Haworth Hall | 1200 Sunnyside Avenue

 

Hawklink

Academic retention-based program designed to assist students of color and/or first-generation college students in navigating their first year at KU, housed in the Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA).

Office of Multicultural Affairs

oma.ku.edu>>

(785)-864-4350

1299 Oread Ave. SMRC

Initiative for Maximizing Student Development (IMSD)

The IMSD program provides support for undergraduate students at KU in the biomedically relevant fields. Major components of the program include student research experiences, enhancement programs in introductory science and math courses, and enrichment activities such as group seminars, faculty and peer mentoring, and travel to scientific meetings.

Office for Diversity in Science Training

imsd.ku.edu>>

(785) 864-7316 | ODST@ku.edu

Room 1002 Haworth Hall | 1200 Sunnyside Avenue

Institutional Research and Academic Career Development Awards (IRACDA)

The IRACDA grant provides three years of support to postdoctoral fellows in various health-related research fields, preparing fellows for research and teaching careers in academia. The goals of the program are to enhance research skills by providing mentored research experiences while developing teaching skills through assignments that promote the advancement of under represented minorities. The IRACDA fellows conduct research at KU and become involved with teaching students from Haskell Indian Nations University.

Office for Diversity in Science Training

iracda.ku.edu

(785) 864-7316  | ODST@ku.edu

Room 1002 Haworth Hall | 1200 Sunnyside Avenue


Multicultural Scholars Program

A major-specific scholarship and mentoring program designed for students of color and/or first-generation college students.

*Affiliated with the Office for Diversity & Equity

msp.ku.edu

(785) 864-4021 | msp@ku.edu

535 Snow Hall | 1460 Jayhawk Blvd.


McNair Scholars Program

A Federal TRIO program designed to prepare underrepresented students and first-generation college student in graduate education for doctoral study through paid research opportunities, faculty mentors, and a GRE preparation course and tutoring.

School of Education

mcnair.ku.edu

(785) 864-3412 | mcnair@ku.edu

Room 305 JRP Hall | 1122 West Campus Road

Post-Baccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP)


KU PREP recruits talented students who have completed their baccalaureate degree from Haskell, KU, or elsewhere. These post-baccalaureate scholars complete a program of research, coursework and professional development that will prepare them to become highly competitive applicants to graduate school in biomedical disciplines.

Office for Diversity in Science Training

prep.ku.edu

(785) 864-7316  | ODST@ku.edu

Room 1002 Haworth Hall | 1200 Sunnyside Avenue

TRIO SES & STEM

The University of Kansas TRIO SES & STEM programs advocate for access to higher education by providing comprehensive, personalized support services to empower eligible students to achieve academic success.

TRIO SES & STEM
 
 
(785) 864-3971 | ses-stem@ku.edu
 
Room 7 Strong Hall | 1450 Jayhawk Blvd.