Texas A&M University for Graduate Education and the Professoriate - TAMUGEP

About

  • TAMUGEP, similarly to TAMUS- E&S AGEP, provides activities and financial support to facilitate graduate student participation in scholarly and professional skill development activities, development of community and co-mentoring networks, participation in research conferences, securing of multi-institutional research mini-grants, and participation and performance-based retention bonuses. 

  • TAMUGEP is funded by OGAPS

  • TAMUS - E&S AGEP is funded by NSF
     

Benefits

  • Membership in the TAMUGEP community-building and co-mentoring social network
  • Access to Fellowship and Research Funding Application Lab and Peer Writing Group (to improve writing of proposals, dissertations, scholarly publications, and communication with the public at large)
  • Access to apply for annual, participation- and performance-based retention bonuses ($1000 - $5000), provision of competitive, research mini-grants
  • Access to apply for travel awards to participate in networking, research, and professional development conferences/workshops
  • Engagement in “practice-facilitated” teaching opportunities
  • Facilitation of student placement into internships, postdoctoral positions, or faculty positions


Eligibility

  • Research interest in topics related to STEM field

  • Potential interest in pursuing a career in academia

  • New Master’s level students (first year Master students) and Doctoral Students

  • Satisfactory academic standing

  • Students who do not qualify for AGEP and are permanent residents

  • Underrepresented ethnicity status defined as:

    • Hispanic or Latino. A person of Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, South or Central American, or other Spanish culture or origin, regardless of race.

    • American Indian or Alaska Native. A person having origins in any of the original peoples of North and South America (including Central America), and who maintains tribal affiliation or community attachment.

    • Black or African American. A person having origins in any of the black racial groups of Africa.

    • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. A person having origins in any of the original peoples of Hawaii, Guam, Samoa, or other Pacific Islands.
       

Activities

  • Louis Stokes Midwest Center of Excellence - Webinars and Events

  • CIRTL Cross Network Events

  • TAMUGEP activities

    • Career & Professional Development

      • The TAMUS - E&S AGEP graduate student career and professional development model is designed to help you plan for a successful doctoral and postdoc experience and a smooth transition into your future role in academia.

      • The model is organized around our career & professional development matrix, which allows you to plan according to where you are in your program or job search.

      • You can explore resources and events in the matrix, assess your career skills, build your own professional plan, and document your activities in a professional portfolio.

      • For this year’s featured skills workshops and Activities, see a calendar of events

         

Join TAMUGEP

Click here to fill out the TAMUGEP Statement of Interest form.

For questions, please contact Isah Veronica D. Juranek (Program Coordinator) at ijuranek@tamu.edu