Welcome Graduate Students and Post-docs

The Alliances for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP) at Michigan State University (MSU) is a National Science Foundation program that supports recruitment, retention, and graduation of underrepresented U. S. minorities in doctoral programs of the natural and social sciences, mathematics, and engineering. Graduate students, post-docs and faculty who participate in building the AGEP Community at MSU will provide a key to changing the culture of U. S. colleges and universities to embrace building world-class STEM and SBE faculties who fully reflect the diversity in race, gender, culture and intellectual talent of the U. S. population. To be in the loop regarding Learning Community Meetings, career opportunities and other astounding events, Join our Mailing List!

Upcoming Events

Learning Community Meetings

The Learning Community is an informal environment where students from varying disciplines can gather, share their research in a 10-minute presentation, or discover that their graduate toils are not unusual. Those in attendance are privy to information regarding fellowships, career opportunities, even summer internships, pertaining to the group. Faculty and assistant deans of The Graduate School are often spotted in the meetings, always receptive to questions and innovative suggestions. Food will be provided! Click here for dates and locations. To sign-up to give a presentation, click here:

AGEP Public Forum

The MSU AGEP Program will be hosting a public forum on Friday October 21, 2016 at 4pm at Brody Hall in Room 134, featuring Dr. Valerie Purdie-Vaughns (Columbia University) to discuss diversity and classroom instruction. This event is co-sponsored by the MSU College of Social Science. To RSVP (by Wed 10/19), visit this link: Click here for the event flyer (PDF).

Michigan AGEP Alliance Fall Conference

The Michigan AGEP Alliance Fall Conference October 22, 2016, features interactive tracks that explore different stages of the Ph.D. journey and faculty career development including starting with applying into graduate school. This activity is most appropriate for undergraduate students nearing the graduate school application process, graduate students at all levels of their respective programs and faculty looking to advance their mentoring skills. For registration and event details click here.

Science Today Bulletin

The purpose of this peer-reviewed scholarly publication is to highlight rigorous, and innovative scholarly research conducted by members of the Michigan State University AGEP community.

Supplemental Funding

Check the additional funding through The National Science Foundation (NSF) Directorate for Mathematical and Physical Sciences (MPS).

AGEP Scholar Award

The AGEP Scholar Award is an annual fellowship that supports research and professional travel and provides access to faculty career and professional development programs both locally and nationally.


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Contact Us

MSU AGEP Program
Chittenden Hall Room 130 E
466 W Circle Drive
East Lansing, MI 48825
(517) 432-3268

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