Applications must be complete and received by 11:59pm MST on February 1, 2020.
Letters of recommendation must be submitted by the recommender no later than 11:59pm MST on February 15, 2020.
Mid-May thru early August 2020 (To be announced late fall 2019)
*Out of town arrivals are expected to arrive at least two days in advance of the program start date.
Mid-June thru early August 2020 (To be announced late fall 2019)
Yes. All program participants will be paid a stipend as follows (totals are pre-tax):
Note: some meals and snacks will be provided on symposium and workshop days, but you will be expected to support your own daily expenses for food, recreation, etc.
Absolutely! The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) is a doctoral, minority-serving (~80% Hispanic – reflecting the local population), research-intensive university located on the U.S. border with Mexico. Currently, we serve more than 23,000 students, and our mission is to provide both access and excellence, supporting the education and development of our community. In fact, UTEP’s goal is to become the first national research university with a 21st century student demographic.
El Paso is home to approximately 800,000 residents; combined with our sister city of Ciudad Juárez in Mexico (pop. ~1.2 million), we are the largest bi-national metroplex in the world. Research efforts at UTEP focus on border relevant issues, in line with our commitment to improving the health and well-being of people in this region. UTEP is home to the Sun Bowl and the UTEP Miners, led by our mascot, Paydirt Pete. Come visit us - we’d love to show you around! You can also visit our website: www.utep.edu.