Bridges & Pathways

Bridges to the Baccalaureate Degree aims to increase the number of students in biomedical and behavioral science research, which can include the departments of biology, chemistry, math, physics, psychology, sociology and computer science. Our mission is to help students advance academically to pursue a baccalaureate degree and subsequently attain more advanced degrees. The program is a partnership between Lake Superior College, Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College, and the University of Minnesota Duluth. Please see website and brochure.
Pathways to Advanced Degrees in Life Sciences aims to increase the number of students graduating and working in the fields of biomedical and behavioral science research, which can include the departments of biology, chemistry, math, physics, psychology, sociology and computer science. Additionally, the program will assist you in advancing academically and in pursuing and attaining a graduate degree. The program will help you make the contacts needed to continue on to achieve your graduate degree and to meet research and faculty mentors. This program is a two-year program, beginning when you are a junior student at UMD. Please see website and brochure. http://www.d.umn.edu/brpa/

The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation
Barbara Jordan Health Policy Scholars Program

The program brings talented college seniors and recently college graduates to Washington, D.C., where they are place in congressional office and learn about health policy issues, with a focus on issues affecting racial and ethnic minority and underserved communities. Through a 10 week program. Scholars gain knowledge about federal legistative procedure and health policy issues, while further developing thinking and leadership skills. Scholars participate in seminars and site vists to augment their knowledge of health care issues, and write and present a health policy research memo that addresses a problem of concern to disadvantaged populations.
Online Applications, Program available at the website below, deadline in December.
http://kff.org/about-the-barbara-jordan-health-policy-scholars-program/

Honoring Generations, School of Information

The University of Texas at Austin
Careers in Tribal Librarianship,
40 Graduate credit hour on-site
program at the University of Texas in Austin's School of Information.
Graduates will receive a Master of Science in Information Studies degree.
Requirements: Bachelor's degree from a U.S. accredited institution.
Prospective Students need to complete two online applications,
one to the University of Texas at Austin Graduate and
one to the School of Information, and submit other applicaton
materials including transcripts, GRE scores, reference letters,
and a personal statement.
Details: http://www.ischool.utexas.edu/~hg/
Or contact Dr. Loriene Roy (Anishinabe)
for additional information: loriene@ischool.utexas.edu or (512) 471-3959