Welcome to Arkansas State University!

Eligibility & Benefits


  • US citizen or permanent resident
  • First generation & low income OR Member of a group that is under-represented in graduate studies
  • Interested in pursuing doctorate
  • A minimum of 60 credit hours
  • Minimum GPA of 2.75
  • STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) and Psychology majors


  • Stipends up to $2800 annually
  • Research opportunities
  • Paid travel to national conferences
  • Mentorship program
  • Seminars and workshops
  • Tutoring
  • Assistance applying to graduate programs
  • Fee waivers for graduate school exams and applications
  • Additional fellowship opportunities