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SOAR, Scholarships and Other Award Resources, is a searchable online database of funding opportunities for current students at all levels as well as recent graduates. Please review the recommendations below for conducting a search based on your needs, interests and eligibility.

Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Minority PhD Program

The MPHD Program offers substantial scholarships and other forms of support to underrepresented minority students who are matriculated for a doctoral degree in engineering, the physical and natural sciences, or mathematics at a limited number of partner universities (listed on website). Students must self-identify as African-American, Hispanic, or American Indian/Alaska Native, and be U.S. citizens.


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Application Procedure:
Students first apply for admission to one of the participating universities, then apply for the scholarship.

Eligible to Apply:

Undergraduate: Senior

Graduate: None

Award Type:
Scholarship / Fellowship

Award Period:
Academic Year (Graduate)

Disciplines / Areas of Study or Interest:
Computer Science and Engineering, Mathematics and Science

Additional Qualifications:
US citizen and Under Represented Minority

Last Updated:
July 11, 2018

Last Updated: 9/12/17