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SREB Doctoral Scholars Program

The Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) Doctoral Scholars Program is a program intended to change the racial landscape of college faculty. It’s goal is to increase the number of minority Ph.D students that seek a career as faculty on college campuses and universities.  SREB Doctoral Scholars receive benefits including financial support, career counseling, networking, research funds, and more.

In 2018, five UM graduate students were selected for the SREB Doctoral Scholars Program. Click on the following link to read more.

In this 2020 Winter newsletter, four UM graduate students were selected as SREB Doctoral Scholars. Click on the link to read more about their future goals and how they plan to make a difference in academia.

The nomination deadline for Fall 2021 SREB Doctoral Scholars Program is April 1, 2021. The following document provides the application requirements and information on the program’s benefits and awards. Alternatively, it can be found on the Financial Aid website,

To visit the Southern Regional Education Board’s website, go to