Bridges to the Doctorate

How to Apply

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  JULY 1, 2020

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SUBMIT APPLICATION AND ALL SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS TO:

John Patterson, Program Manager

jwpatter@ncat.edu 

SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS: 

  1. Personal Statement - Please submit a personal statement that addresses ALL of the following: Goals Statement, Research Statement, and Challenge Statement.  While there is no specific length requirement or restriction for each section, most complete statements, including all sections, are 2 to 3 pages, single spaced.
  • Goals Statement: Describe your career goals and how this program will help you meet those goals. Why do you want to be part of this program?
  • Research Statement: Describe any past or current research experiences you have had and research areas you are interested in exploring.
  • Challenge statement: Many students face significant challenges in meeting academic or career goals. Describe something you have overcome in your life.
  1. Curriculum Vitae (CV)Please submit your current Curriculum Vitae (CV) that details your educational and research experiences to this application packet.
  2. Two Recommendation Letters – Letters from current and past research mentors are highly recommended. Please have recommenders email letters directly to John Patterson, Program Manager, email address: jwpatter@ncat.edu
  3. Transcript – An electronic copy of your transcript from the most recent undergraduate institution (an unofficial copy is acceptable). Please email transcript directly to John Patterson, Program Manager, email address: jwpatter@ncat.edu