How can GAGE funds be used?

Possible uses of GAGE funds include (but are not limited to) initiatives designed to:

  • increase the number of applications from underrepresented populations,
  • improve admissions procedures to minimize bias,
  • improve offers and offer procedures to increase matriculation rates,
  • improve advising/mentoring practices to make graduate programs more welcoming,
  • create a collegiate community that provides a network for students from underrepresented populations who are in graduate programs with minimal diversity, and
  • provide professional development opportunities that prepare students from underrepresented populations for the careers they aspire to pursue.