Florida-Georgia Alliance for Minority Participation Project
The Florida-Georgia Alliance for Minority Participation Project (FGAMP)
is one of 25 projects currently supported by NSF under the umbrella of the
Alliances for Minority Participation (AMP) Programs. The FGAMP is a
coalition of 13 academic institutions, including the University of Miami,
that is committed to increasing the production of minority graduates in
science, engineering, and mathematics.
FGAMP students receive renewable scholarships of up to $2,000 annually.
Activities implemented to aid the retention and progression of students
include: summer bridge programs, peer study groups, graduate school
preparation institutes, faculty-directed undergraduate research projects,
summer internships, faculty and peer mentoring and graduate level
Program is open to under-represented minority graduating seniors.
Students must major in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Miami.
Graduating seniors should be in the top 20% of their class.
The deadline for application for Fall 2006 is April 18th, 2006.