The Pre-Graduate School Workshop grant aims to increase student success in applying for and completing advanced degrees in Political Science and related disciplines. The workshops focus on providing support to students in regions with high concentrations of first-in-their-family college students, many of whom are attending HSI and HSBC institutions.
PIs: Susan Scarrow (University of Houston), Jeffrey Church (University of Houston), John Ishiyama (University of North Texas), Gabriel Sanchez (University of New Mexico)
Workshops were held at thirteen different institutions: The University of Houston, The University of North Texas, Texas Tech, Texas A&M Corpus Christi, the University of New Mexico, Xavier University, Prairie View A&M, Oklahoma State University, The University of Arizona, Arizona State University, The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, California State University Northridge, and the Metropolitan State University Denver
University of Houston political science major Isaiah Johnson and doctoral student Henrietta MacPepple, pictured above left, talking week with Prairie View A&M students about graduate school and how and why to get there. This pre-graduate school workshop was organized by Drs. Nathan Mitchell, Michael Nojeim (both Prairie View A&M University) and Susan Scarrow (University of Houston)