TAMU Race, Identity, & Social Equity (RISE) Fellowship

The DMS is now accepting applications for the TAMU Race, Identity & Social Equity (TAMU RISE) Fellowship program. This yearlong initiative provides participants a better understanding of race, identity and social equity in higher education though attendance at the National Conference on Race and Ethnicity (NCORE) and TAMU RISE conferences. Selected fellows will receive a full scholarship to attend NCORE in Ft. Worth, Texas (May 30th-June 3, 2017),  and later present their research at the TAMU RISE Conference in spring 2018.

Application Requirements

Applicants are required to provide:

  • A letter of intent that specifically addresses
    • Your academic interests and achievements
    • Your leadership interests and experience.
    • Your reasons for wanting to be selected as a TAMU RISE Fellow.
    • Your commitment and availability to participate fully in the NCORE Conference in May and the execution of 2018 TAMU RISE Conference.
  • A résumé.
  • Two recommendation forms from faculty and/or staff members.
    • Download the form here.
  • An unofficial transcript.

Application Deadline:

Applications for 2017 are now closed.