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Leaders and Participants of ELEVATE 2022


Deadline: Application for ELEVATE 2022 is CLOSED; Look for an announcement about ELEVATE 2023 during the 2022-2023 school year.


Curious about graduate school. Join us for Elevate. May 22-27

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A FREE one-week summer exploration program for rising seniors attending Historically-Black Colleges and Universities

ELEVATE will focus on graduate degrees available at U. Mississippi in these fields:

  • Athletic Training
  • Chemistry
  • History
              • Journalism and Integrated Marketing Communications
              • Modern Languages

            (French, German, Spanish)

                • Pharmaceutical Sciences

              (exclusive of the PharmD)

              •  Psychology


Workshops and Seminars will address a variety of topics, including:

  • Purpose and value of graduate education
  • Application process, admission, matriculation
  • Costs and sources of financial support
  • Challenges, obstacles and stigmas
  • Undergraduate vs. graduate education
  • Degrees and specializations

Housing, Meals, Excursions & Recreation included


Questions about ELEVATE?

  • Is there a stipend involved?
    • All food, lodging, and planned excursions will be covered by the program. There will not be a stipend associated with this program.
  • Do I need transportation?
    • No.  Transportation will be provided to all off campus events.
  • What if my area of interest is not listed?
    • This year we will only accept students interested in the programs listed. Other degree offerings may be included in future years of the program.
  • Where will we be staying?
    • Individual dormitory accommodations have been reserved for your stay.
  • What should I bring with me for the week?
    • Accommodations include: bathroom, refrigerator, microwave, and community kitchen and lounge
  • What kind of excursions and recreational activities will be included?
    • We are planning group educational and entertaining activities such as bowling, history tours, etc.
  • What’s the attire for the week?
    • Morning workshops and sessions are business casual.  Afternoon excursions are casual.