IGEN Bridge Application (2024)

Deadline: March 15th, 2024 11:59 PM EDT

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IGEN, the American Chemical Society (ACS), American Geophysical Union (AGU), and American Physical Society (APS) are partnering with higher education institutions to increase the number of physical science graduate degrees earned by Black, Latinx, American Indian, Pacific Islander, Alaskan Native and Native Hawaiian students who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents (some programs may consider students who are part of the DACA program).

Bridge Programs invite promising senior undergraduates and bachelor degree recipients in the physical sciences (astronomy, chemical engineering, chemistry, geoscience, physics, or closely related fields) to participate in one-to-two year transitional graduate programs or traditional graduate programs. Some transition programs are post-baccalaureate programs that provide research experience, advanced coursework, mentoring, and coaching to prepare a graduate school application while others are direct entry to traditional graduate programs.

This application system will collect data necessary to be considered for graduate Bridge Programs that partner with IGEN, ACS, AGU, and APS. Learn additional details about eligibility and explore resources to help you complete the application at the IGEN Bridge Program webpage.

We recommend that you submit your portion of the application by March 15, 2024 in order to allow time for your recommendations to be submitted by March 21, 2024. Review begins March 22, 2024.

If you have any questions while you are completing your application content, please do not hesitate to contact IGEN’s Bridge Program Application Support Team at BridgeApp@igenetwork.org. If you encounter technical difficulties with the application platform, please contact support@piestar.com.