Our Goal

The Northeast Alliance Program at the University of Massachusetts Amherst recruits, supports and mentors underrepresented minority graduate students interested in academic careers so they may pursue Ph.D's in science, mathematics or engineering disciplines at leading institutions of higher learning throughout the northeast.
Alliance Institutions

The NSF has designated the University of Massachusetts Amherst the lead university in the Northeast Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate. Member campuses are:
University of Massachusetts
Boston University
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Pennsylvania State University
Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey
University of Connecticut
University of Maine
University of New Hampshire
University of Rhode Island
University of Vermont
University of Massachusetts Boston University Massachusetts Institute of Technology Pennsylvania State University Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey University of Connecticut University of Maine University of New Hampshire University of Rhode Island University of Vermont
Partner Institutions

Alliance Institutions work actively with five minority-serving Partner Institutions to increase the number of underrepresented minority students who receive doctoral degrees in STEM disciplines. Partner Institutions are:
Bennett College, NC
Jackson State University, MS
Lincoln University, PA
Medgar Evers College, CUNY, NY
University of Puerto Rico, Mayaquez, PR
Bennett College, NC Jackson State University, MS Lincoln University, PA Medgar Evers College, CUNY, NY University of Puerto Rico, Mayaquez, PR
 
SUPPORT:
The Northeast Alliance at UMass Amherst is supported through a grant from
the National Science Foundation with additional funds provided by various units within the University.

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