Eligibility requirements for the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Minority PhD Program

  • Students must be US Citizens. Permanent residents or internationals are not eligible (no exceptions)
  • Must be admitted into a Ph.D. Program in the College of Engineering or College of Marine Science
  • Must be nominated by an approved Sloan mentor/advisor in the College of Engineering or College of Marine Science
  • Must have primary support averaging $20K per year plus tuition/health insurance from advisor (RA), department (TA), and/or other sources (fellowships) throughout the PhD program.
  • Recipients selected by UCEM Coordinating Committee during first semester of PhD program
  • Sloan scholarship funds are used for augmented stipends and/or professional development and research activities.
  • Must be enrolled full-time. Part-time students are not eligible.