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Graduate Pathways to STEM

Bay Area GPS

The mission of Bay Area Graduate Pathways to STEM (GPS) is to equip diverse, innovative leaders with the access, tools, and skills they need to obtain an advantage engineering and science degree. 

Bay Area GPS is a one day conference where students attend informative workshops addressing the benefits of pursuing an advanced degree (both MS and Ph.D.) while also preparing for graduate school. GPS focuses specifically on providing access and preparation to students attending Bay Area, Northern California, and select Southern California universities who can contribute to a diverse student body and build a vibrant and inclusive intellectual community. Applicants must demonstrate a serious commitment to enrolling in a STEM masters or Ph.D. program. 


Date and Location

Saturday, October 13, 2018, at Stanford University. Please plan to make your own lodging and travel arrangements. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner will be provided. 

Location: Hewlett Teaching Center, 370 Serra Mall, Stanford, CA 94305

Parking is free on Saturday!

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Student Application

Program At a Glance

Program Highlights

Meet the Committee

Corporate and University Recruiters

Frequently Asked Questions