RESEARCH. The Alliance is designed to encourage highly motivated underrepresented students across all disciplines to consider academic careers in higher education. Schools that are participate in this program include Brown University, Columbia University, Cornell University, Dartmouth University, Harvard University, Howard University, Johns Hopkins University, New York University, Pennsylvania State University, and Yale University. Students work under the guidance of a faculty member to gain theoretical knowledge and practical training in academic research and scientific experimentation. The research experience may also include weekly seminars, field trips, and social and cultural activities. Participants present a written report at the end of their summer research activity. Students receive a stipend, travel expenses, and room and board. The program office assigns students to an Alliance institution with approval of the host campus. The application deadline is February 15.
Executive Office, Leadership Alliance PO Box 1963 Providence, RI 02912 (401) 863-7992