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Fresno State RISE Program

Application for the Fall 2021 - Apply Here!

What are the benefits?

  • Paid research support annually for two years
  • Potential paid summer internship at a Ph.D. granting institution
  • Individualized faculty mentoring and coaching
  • Participation in professional conferences and meetings
  • Links to research and professional opportunities
  • Enriched academic services and support by dedicated faculty 
  • Step-by-step mentoring for a successful transition
  • GRE preparation

Eligibility Requirements

  • Motivated and focused towards doing a Ph.D after graduation
  • US Citizenship or Permanent Residency
  • Belong to an underrepresented minority group
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 OR Faculty recommendation
  • Typically juniors - two years remaining until graduation
  • Online Application (CV/Resume, Letter of Recommendation, Two-year academic plan)