SREB-State Doctoral Scholars Program

Award Amount
Application deadline
Awarded By:

Southern Regional Education Board

Number of Awards & Eligibility: varies
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. Must be a minority student.
  2. Must be enrolled in a Ph.D. program.
  3. This award is for U.S. students.
  4. Must be a U.S. citizen.
  5. Must be a resident of a participating SREB state.
  6. Must attend a participating university.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This award is available for U.S. minority students who are currently enrolled in a Ph.D. program and planning to pursue a career as a professor.

Application requirements for the SREB-State Doctoral Scholars Program are:

  • Recommendation letter
  • Application form
  • Official Transcript
  • Proof of acceptance and state residency
Additional Information: The State Doctoral Scholars Program seeks to education more minority Ph.D students who desire careers as faculty on college campuses. The program provides multiple layers of support for selected students, including: financial assistance, academic/research funding, career counseling and job postings, scholar counseling and advocacy, a scholar directory for networking and recruiting, invitation to the annual Institute on Teaching and Mentoring, and continued early career support.

Award Amount: Selected students will receive a $20,000 stipend, as well as a full tuition waiver if attending a partner institution.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $20,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Wednesday, March 31

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Wednesday, March 31

Applications and information about this award are available on the Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) at the address provided. In addition to the completed application form, students must submit the following items: a letter of interest that include's the applicant's teaching and career goals; three letters of recommendation; transcripts for all educational institutions attended; evidence of acceptance to a Ph.D. program; and proof of state residency and citizenship. Participating states and universities are listed at the SREB website, and some may require additional application procedures. Students who are attending universities that are not current participants may also be eligible to apply with the assistance of his/her graduate advisor and faculty. All applications and supporting documents must be received by the deadline date. Late and incomplete applications will not be considered.
About Southern Regional Education Board:
Contact Information: Nicole Schimmel, SREB-State Doctoral Scholars Program
Address: 592 10th Street N.W. Atlanta, Georgia 30318-5776

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