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Academic Advancement Programs

Academic Advancement Programs (AAP) prepares underrepresented, low-income and first generation college students to pursue advanced degrees. AAP works in collaboration with faculty, staff, national, and international partners to provide a range of graduate school preparation programs and services. Students have the opportunity to participate in a variety of initiatives designed to increase their awareness and knowledge of the graduate school application process, graduate school funding, summer research programs, and fellowship opportunities.

2016-2017 Application for McNair, Ramp, Camp-Yes
Apply to AAP Programs

The McNair Scholars Program and the Research and Mentoring Program (RAMP) offer students interested in pursuing a graduate education with impactful experiences designed to prepare them for graduate school and the graduate school application process. Applications now available. Click here to learn more!

AAP Scholars Attend Summer Programs
AAP Scholars Attend Summer Programs

This summer, twenty-two Academic Advancement Program (AAP) scholars participating in unique research and field-work experiences that will take them one step closer to their goal of pursuing advanced degrees. These scholars have been selected to participate in national and international programs to attain hands-on experience alongside some of the most renowned faculty within their fields.