Programs for Graduate  Students:

   AGEP Brochure

AGEP Fellowship Application

 Programs for  Undergraduate  Students:

AGEP Summer Flyer

Summer Research Internship Application

AGEP Reference Form

Fee Waiver Application Form

Postdoctoral Opportunities

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded CSU, in alliance with the University of Colorado-Boulder, a grant to support the Colorado Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP). The grant has two components, the Graduate Fellowship Program and the Summer Undergraduate Research Internship Program. Both programs are open to US citizens and Permanent Residents.

The AGEP initiative is a collaboration of 6 STEM colleges at Colorado State University:

Click here for the list of eligible STEM graduate programs at CSU.

Graduate Fellowship Student Benefits

  1. Scholarship of $15,000 for 1 year and $1,000 for travel for 1 year
  2. 10-20 hours/week paid assistantship during the fellowship & corresponding 50% to 100% paid in-state tuition; Fellows pay in-state tuition, regardless of residency
  3. Seminars to enhance the academic preparations of AGEP scholars. Will cover a wide range of topics. Examples of seminar topics are how to: succeed in graduate school, understand the process and the importance of obtaining the doctorate degree, excel in the professoriate, influence others positively, write successful grants, how research is conceived and developed, test hypothesis, and how engineers are different from scientists.
  4. Financial management workshops to develop good fiscal habits and acquire skills in how to responsibly manage their immediate resources as graduate students.
  5. Faculty and peer networking lunches to support the students socially, promote Ph.D. opportunities and present their research proposals to faculty and peers.
  6. Opportunity to travel to national and regional conferences and present their research findings.
  7. Leadership qualities, research enhancement experience and networking opportunities.
  8. Students who apply for an AGEP fellowship are eligible for a waiver of the CSU Graduate School application fee. To apply, click here or click the link on the sidebar.
Fellows 2008

Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship
Student Benefits

  1. $3,200 stipend and up to $600 for travel
  2. $1,700 for campus room and board
  3. Opportunity to work with faculty mentor to conduct and present research
  4. Preparation for graduate school
  5. Social and Enrichment activities with McNair Scholars
  6. Summer in beautiful Fort Collins on the Rocky Mountain Foothills


Contact Information

Elaine Green, Ed.D.
Program Director
Graduate School
Colorado State University
Phone: (970) 491-2898
Fax: (970) 491-2455
Email: Elaine.Green@ColoState.EDU