BCS is committed to expanding access to graduate education for diverse scholars by identifying and implementing opportunities to engage undergraduates and recent graduates from historically underrepresented groups through educational programming and research opportunities.
Below you can read more about institutional initiatives targeting post-baccalaureate students, undergraduate students and K-12 students.
MIT Sagrado Neuroscience Program
A summer internship and mentoring program designed for students in grades 9 to 11 who are interested in pursuing a career in science, technology, engineering and/or math (STEM) with a focus in neuroscience. Students spend two weeks at the University of Sagrado Corazón and two weeks in the Cambridge area.
Mentor for the Application Assistance Program
The BCS Application Assistance Program is a student-run initiative to help PhD applicants, especially those from underrepresented minorities and backgrounds, by providing feedback on their application materials and answering questions related to the BCS program. Click to learn more and become a mentor.