all may have already discussed this, but if not, I thought this
might be good info to send out to the ABFAS-List. It sounds like a
great opportunity for some of our undergrads.
Male Academy for Ph.D. Program
Please share with friends and colleagues who may be interested
I hope you both are doing well. My dean and I are launching an 18-month
Academy here at Penn focused on preparing Black males for admission to
Ph.D. programs in education immediately upon completion of their
undergraduate studies. We will begin the Academy this fall with 10
Black males who are in their junior year of college; Check it out here:
Each Academy participant will receive a 4-day all-expense paid visit to
Philadelphia this fall; opportunities for meaningful engagement with
our dean, faculty, graduate students, and Black male alumni; free
enrollment in a 3-month Kaplan GRE Prep Course (for which Penn is
paying $1,200 per participant); a current Black male Ph.D. student who
will mentor him through the application process; and an application fee
waiver when he applies for Fall 2011 admission to Penn (valued at $85).
Please forward this link to Black male undergraduates on your campus
and encourage them to submit applications by August 21st:
the Academy is only for Black men who are starting their junior
year this fall and planning to
in Spring 2011.
Shaun R. Harper, Ph.D.
Higher Education Management Program
University of Pennsylvania , Graduate School of Education 3700 Walnut
Street, PME 425 Philadelphia , PA 19104
Phone: (215) 898-5147