Doctoral Fellowships for tomorrow's leaders


The Madison and Lila Self Graduate Fellowship’s main recruitment goal is to plan and implement activities for recruiting new Fellows, in collaboration with colleagues, graduate studies, and with the 21 eligible University of Kansas Ph.D. programs. The Recruitment Coordinator travels regionally and nationally to recruit at meetings and colleges/universities. The Recruitment coordinator seeks to identify and connect with prospective students who posses the potential and motivation to believe notable leaders and who can be expected to make a significant contribution to their chosen profession and to society. Are you a prospective student? Contact us! 

Mid-SURE Graduate Recruitment Fair: More than 300 Michigan State University undergraduate students, visiting students participating in MSU summer research programs, and students from select institutions across the region will showcase their research at the 2018 Mid-Michigan Symposium for Undergraduate Research Experiences from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. on July 25 at the Huntington Club inside Spartan Stadium. In addition to showcasing their summer research project, participants will also have the opportunity to meet with graduate school recruiters from several different colleges and universities from a wide variety of programs.

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Hosted by Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

KU Engineering and Computing Career Fair: The KU Engineering Career Center's mission is to provide information, resources and opportunities to engineering and computing students so they may confidently pursue their desired career goals. This includes connecting students to potential employers and graduate / professional school programs. We serve both students and employers alike by hosting our own bi-annual engineering & computing career fairs. The KU Engineering Career Center also conducts mock interviews, resume reviews, employer information sessions, on-campus interviews and more.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Hosted by the University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

KU Business Career Fair:  The Business Career Fair is a premier opportunity for recruiters to get face-to-face with top-tier KU business students. Each year, more than 125 companies set up shop on campus to meet with and collect resumes from more than 1,300 attending students whose credentials are unrivaled.

Thursday, September 20, 2018 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Hosted by the University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

Purdue University Big Ten + Graduate School Expo: You can expect to meet highly talented potential graduate students from across the nation, as well as Purdue, that are interested in Engineering, Mathematics, Science, Technology, or related fields. The average attendee's GPA has consistently been greater than 3.6/4.0. In addition, the majority of attendees possess research experience. In 2016, students from 42 different states and Puerto Rico, and 126 institutions attended the event. Review a complete list of past participating students' home institutions. Students from a variety of institutions and organizations are invited to attend the Grad Expo, including McNair Scholars, LSAMP program participants, honors students, summer research program participants, and many more.

 Monday, October 1, 2018 from 7:30 AM to 1:00 PM

Hosted by Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

Alabama Connection Graduate and Professional School Expo: Alabama Connection is proud to present this exciting annual statewide graduate and professional school recruiting event. Graduate and professional school admissions representatives nationwide will be on hand to disseminate information about their programs. Students will have the opportunity to meet admissions reps from a variety of graduate and professional school programs. This is an excellent information-gathering opportunity for students interested in researching their grad school options.

Monday, October 1 - Thursday, October 4, 2018 

For dates and locations please see Alabama Connection website

2018 SACNAS: The National Diversity in STEM Conference: The Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) is an inclusive organization dedicated to fostering the success of colllege-attending Chicano/Hispanic and Native American students as they pursue advanced degrees, careers and positions of leadership in STEM fields. The SACNAS conference is the largest broadly multidisciplinary and multicultural conference in the country. 

Thursday, October 11 - Saturday, October 13, 2018

Location for the 2018 conference is in San Antonio, Texas

Big East Virtual Career Fair and Graduate School Fair: Open to students and alumni from Big East Conference Schools as an online forum for networking and graduate school exploration.

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM Central

The California Forum for Diversity in Graduate Education: This conference is made up of a consortium of public and private colleges and universities throughout California. This forum has been designed to meet the needs of advanced undergraduates and master's candidates who belong to groups that are currently underrepresented in doctorate-level programs. 

Saturday, October 27, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM Pacific 

Hosted by the University of San Diego, San Diego, CA

ABRCMS: The Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), is one of the largest communities of underrepresented minorities in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Students attend this conference to present their research, explore graduate schools, and network. Research faculty and program directors play an essential role in mentoring students and strategies for facilitating student success. During the four-day conference, over 1,800 students from over 350 colleges and universities participate in poster and oral presentations in twelve STEM disciplines. All undergraduate student presentations are judged and those receiving the highest scores in each scientific discipline will be given an award during the closing banquet.

Wednesday, November 14 - Saturday, November 17, 2018

Location for 2018 conference is in Indianapolis, IN


* Recruitment Schedule is subject to change. Check back for updates. 

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