Graduate School Preparatory Services
The Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity Graduate School Preparatory Services (GSPS) supports undergraduate students at the University of Washington to learn about, prepare for admission to, and apply to graduate school.
GSPS programs provide an array of support services, including:
- advising and resources to learn about graduate school
- assistance with undergraduate research
- workshops, seminars, graduate school fairs
- a research and professional development symposium
Our services are open to all OMA&D-affiliated students. We specialize in support for students interested in Master’s and research-based Doctoral Degrees.
For specific program eligibility requirements and applications, visit the program websites linked below.
TRIO McNair Scholars
The McNair Scholars Program prepares eligible undergraduate participants for doctoral study through involvement in research and scholarly activities.
Early Identification Program (EIP)
EIP is an outreach service for GSPS and is available to provide workshops and general advising for students. Please contact the GSPS team for advising support or to request a workshop or classroom visit.
The Gabriel E. Gallardo Symposium
The Gabriel E. Gallardo Research, Student Leadership & Advocacy Symposium (GEG) is a 3-day professional development conference with workshops, a graduate school fair, and undergraduate student research presentations.
Visit other OMA&D Partner Programs that also support Research & Graduate School Preparation.
Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation
The Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) supports underrepresented students pursuing a bachelor’s degree in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).
Health Sciences Center Minority Students Program
The Health Sciences Center Minority Students Program (HSCMSP) supports underrepresented minority and disadvantaged students interested in health science, biomedical, or behavioral studies.