2014 Summer Pre-Doctoral Workshop for Students of Color


To introduce planning doctoral study to selected outstanding students, the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy, in partnership with the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning, will host a four-day workshop to prepare students to apply to and succeed in doctoral programs. Students from groups that are under-represented on planning faculties are particularly encouraged to apply.*

Workshop events will be held on the UCLA and USC campuses, in the heart of Los Angeles, July 20-24, 2014. Registration and instructional materials will be provided at no cost, lodging and meals will also be provided at no cost, and travel stipends are available for students coming from outside of California.

This workshop will include:

  • Networking with planning scholars from UCLA, USC and other top national and international programs.
  • Information sessions on:
    • Applying for Ph.D. study
    • Linking research and the community
    • Preparing yourself for doctoral study
    • and much more
  • Mentoring sessions with senior scholars and graduate students in planning
  • Chances to meet students from across the country

Application Deadline: Friday, April 25
Notification of Application Status: Week of May 12
Program Dates: July 20-24, 2014

For more information, check out the official site: http://priceschool.usc.edu/predoctoralworkshop/

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