Presentation on theme: "Recruitment and Outreach Programs Desiree D. Crawl SROP Program Coordinator Thursday, April 19, 2012 Office of Graduate Student Recruitment."— Presentation transcript:
Recruitment and Outreach Programs Desiree D. Crawl SROP Program Coordinator Thursday, April 19, 2012 Office of Graduate Student Recruitment and Diversity Initiatives
Summer Research Opportunities Program Overview SROP is a nine-week summer experience designed to help historically under-represented students explore opportunities for graduate study and academic careers. Three areas of focus Research Skills Graduate Education Career Development And a campus summary symposium at the end of the program.
Graduate School 501 Faculty Mentor Relationships GRE Pre- and Post-Diagnostic Exam (Verbal and Math) Starting Research from Scratch Writing Abstracts and Research Statements Community Service Poster Design and Presentation Skills Professional Development Research Symposium
Eligibility & Qualifications First generation, low income, persons with disabilities U.S. citizen or permanent resident Minimum 3.0 or above GPA Completed sophomore year before the program Have completed 1/3 required credit hours for undergraduate major Will have at least one remaining term at their home university after completing SROP Strong interest in attending graduate school and a Ph.D.
Participant Benefits $3,000 Stipend Room and Board Meals, Tuition and Fees $500 Housing Allowance (or dorm room for the 9-week program) Travel Allowance Academic Credit (Graduate School 501) $500 Faculty Research Allowance Conference Expenses One-on-One Mentoring and Tutoring GRE Prep Graduate School Application Advice Eligibility for OSU SROP Fellowship and Fee Waivers
Average Cost Per Student Housing Allowance Room & Board Stipend Tuition & Fees Meals Conference Expenses Research Allowance Tutoring Travel Miscellaneous Average cost per participant $9600
SROP Program and Graduate Student Recruitment MANRRS: Minorities in Agricultural, Natural Resources & Related Sciences PRISM: Puerto Rico Interdisciplinary Science Meeting ERN: Emerging Researchers National Conference (NSF) Southern HBCU and HSI Outreach (NC, AL, LA, GA, FL, NM, TX, PR) AISES: American Indian Science and Engineering Society SACNAS: Society for the Advancement of Chicano and Native American Scientists MIE: Model Institutions for Excellence ABRCMS: Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students Big 10 Expo and workshops for McNair, other REU’s and various department functions with The Ohio State University
SROP Application Apply online Deadline February 10 Academic Transcripts 2 Letters of Recommendation Statement of Research Interest Telephone Interview
Contact Information Desiree D. Crawl SROP Program Coordinator To set an appointment to discuss a collaboration, contact Cyndi Freeman