Going to Grad School
- Graduate Record Examination (GRE) (There is a fee waiver option)
- Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) – There is no fee waiver option
- Law School Admission Test (LSAT) – There is a fee waiver option
- Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) – There is a MCAT fee reduction program
- Dental Admissions Test (DAT)
- Millers Analogies Test (MAT)
- Optometry Admission Test (OAT)
- Pharmacy College Admission Test (PCAT)
Professional Statements of Purpose or Personal Statements:
Petersons – Your Personal Statement
EssayEdge – Graduate School Essays 101
Accepted.com – Grad School Application Essays
Cal Berkeley – Writing a Grad School Statement
U of Toronto – Writing Effective Admissions Letters
Owl at Purdue – Writing Personal Statements
Kellogg Forum – Letters of Recommendation
Paying for Grad School:
Bond-Hill Scholarships – Awarded to Cheyney University and Lincoln University graduates who are admitted to graduate school at University of Pittsburgh, Penn State University and Temple University.
Frederick Douglass Assistantships – Available at several PASSHE schools including Kutztown, Clarion and Slippery Rock; It is a merit-based competitive award for students who have demonstrated potential for leadership, advocacy for literacy, and commitment to bringing equality and justice to all Americans.
Minority GradStudent.com – Funding sources sorted by area of study.
University of Arkansas Fellowships – Nationally recognized research institution seeking diverse candidates for graduate school.
American Association of University Women – Scholarships for women who are full time in certain professional areas.
University of Washington – A great list of grad school scholarships and sorted them by application deadlines.
Knowles Science Teaching Fellowship – Awarded to applicants who have earned at least a bachelor’s degree in a physical science, mathematics or engineering before the fellowship begins in June. Candidates must enroll in a secondary teacher credential program before the fellowship is awarded.
The PhD Project – Since 1994 The PhD Project has tripled the number of minority business school professors…from 294 to over 960 by supporting graduate school business education.
Nationally Competitive Graduate Fellowships – This is another great list of funding opportunities compiled by North Carolina State University System. The list is sorted by application deadlines.
Going to grad school? Consider HBCU Graduate Programs
- Alabama A & M Graduate School
- Alabama State University Graduate School
- Albany State University Graduate Programs
- Alcorn State University – School of Graduate Studies
- Bowie State, The Graduate School
- Central State University Graduate Admissions
- Charles Drew University of Medicine & Science
- Cheyney University, Graduate Programs
- Chicago State University, School of Graduate & Professional Studies
- Claflin University Graduate & Professional School
- Clark Atlanta University Graduate Programs
- Coppin State, School of Graduate Studies
- Delaware State, School of Graduate Studies & Research
- Elizabeth City State University Graduate Programs
- Fayetteville State Graduate School
- Fisk University Graduate Admissions
- Florida A & M School of Graduate Studies & Research
- Florida Memorial University Graduate Programs
- Fort Valley State Graduate Studies
- Grambling College of Graduate Studies
- Howard University Graduate School
- Langston University Graduate Education
- Lincoln University, Graduate Programs
- Lincoln University Missouri, Graduate Studies
- University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, The Graduate School
- University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Graduate Studies
- University of District of Columbia Graduate Studies
- West Virginia State University Graduate Admissions
- Wilberforce University Grad School