Partner Organizations

A diverse student body starts with a diverse applicant pool. At LGS, we are making a determined effort to increase diversity among our applicants by partnering with diversity-focused organizations to help us identify and connect with prospects from underrepresented groups.  

National Consortium for Graduate Degrees for Minorities in Science (GEM)
National Name Exchange
Graduate Horizons
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU)
The United Negro College Fund
Thurgood Marshall College Fund
Mellon Mays Scholars Program
McNair Scholars Program
Institute for the Recruitment of Teachers (IRT)

Additionally, on our own or in partnership with other LGS or Emory units, we attend a large number of regional and national events and conferences with recruiting components throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico. Below is a partial list. 

National Black MBA Association
The PhD Project
Black Doctoral Network
Society for the Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS)
Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS)
American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES)
National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)

Application Fee Waiver

If you have participated in one of these organizations, we will waive your application fee.