Graduate Pathways to STEM
Saturday, February 22, 2020
8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
What is Bay Area GPS?
The mission of Bay Area Graduate Pathways to STEM (GPS) is to inspire diverse talent to become the next generation of innovative leaders through advanced engineering degrees. Bay Area GPS is a two day conference where students attend informative workshops addressing the benefits of pursuing an advanced degree, both MS and PhD, while also preparing for graduate school and the application process. GPS promotes graduate school opportunities to underrepresented minorities (URM), first generation and low income students at Bay Area, Northern California and select Southern California universities.
Why should I attend Bay Area GPS?
Students attending the Bay Area GPS will have access to information for applying to graduate school, understand how graduate school can benefit their education and future goals, learn how to prepare a graduate school application, network with peers who will also be applying to graduate school and be paired with a peer adviser - a current graduate student - who will help with the application process.
Program highlights include:
- Professional panel
- Graduate school panel
- Lunch with Peer Advisers
- Graduate school prep
- Graduate school application details
How do I apply for Bay Area GPS?
Fill out the online application. Deadline to apply is Friday, February 7, 11:59 p.m. The application will be left open after the due date and any applications submitted will be evaluated on a rolling basis.
How do I know if I've been accepted to Bay Area GPS?
Acceptance emails for those that applied by the deadline (February 7) will be sent by the end of the day, Friday, February 14, and on a rolling basis thereafter. Applicants will have to confirm their attendance by the end of the day Monday, February 17.
How much does Bay Area GPS cost?
There is no cost to attend. Attendees must provide their own travel accommodations and provide Saturday night lodging.
For questions, please email email@example.com.