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Funded in 2009-10

September 11, 2021

In the ninth round of Graduate Student Life Grants, Dean Steve Lerman funded 17 new proposals out of the total 25 submitted to the Office of Graduate Education. To date, since this program was introduced in 2002, the Dean’s selection panel has reviewed 248 proposals and funded 148 of those. RFP5-22: GRAD NIGHTS AT THE […]

Funded in 2010-11

September 11, 2021

In the tenth round of Graduate Student Life Grants, Dean Christine Ortiz funded 10 new proposals out of the total 23 submitted to the Office of Graduate Education. To date, since this program was introduced in 2002, the Dean’s selection panel has reviewed 271 proposals and funded 158 of those. RFP8-6: GREEK COOKING CLASS(RENEWAL) Cooking […]

Funded in 2011-12

September 11, 2021

In the eleventh round of Graduate Student Life Grants, Dean Christine Ortiz funded 12 new proposals out of the total 19 submitted to the Office of Graduate Education. To date, since this program was introduced in 2002, the Dean’s selection panel has reviewed 290 proposals and funded 170 of those. RFP9-12: GAME INTERDEPARTMENTAL COFFEE HOUR(RENEWAL) […]

Funded in 2012-13

September 11, 2021

In the twelfth round of Graduate Student Life Grants, 17 new proposals out of the total 23 submitted were offered funding by the Office of Graduate Education. To date, since this program was introduced in 2002, the Dean’s selection panel has reviewed 313 proposals and funded 187 of those. For more information, contact gslg@mit.edu. 11.03: ART AND OCEAN […]

Funded in 2013-14

September 11, 2021

In the 13th round of Graduate Student Life Grants, 18 new proposals out of the total 36 submitted were offered funding by the Office of Graduate Education. To date, since this program was introduced in 2002, the Dean’s selection panel has reviewed 349 proposals and funded 205 of those. For more information, contact gslg@mit.edu. RFP10.08 […]

Funded in 2014-15

September 11, 2021

In the 14th round of Graduate Student Life Grants, 20 new proposals out of the total 32 submitted were offered funding by the Office of Graduate Education. Since the program was introduced in 2002, the Dean’s selection panel has reviewed 381 proposals and funded 225 of those.  For more information, contact gslg@mit.edu. RFP13.01 – MICROBIOLOGY […]

Funded in 2015-16

September 11, 2021

In the 15th round of Graduate Student Life Grants, 29 new proposals out of the total 41 submitted were offered funding by the Office of Graduate Education. Since the program was introduced in 2002, the Dean’s selection panel has reviewed 422 proposals and funded 254 of those.  For more information, contact gslg@mit.edu. RFP14.04 – MIT CONNECT […]

Funded in 2016-17

September 11, 2021

In the 15th annual round of Graduate Student Life Grants, 17 new proposals and 12 renewal proposals out of the total 40 submitted were offered funding by the Office of Graduate Education.  Since the program was introduced in 2002, the Dean’s selection panel has reviewed 462 proposals and funded 283 of those. For more information, […]

Funded in 2017-18

September 11, 2021

In the 16th annual round of Graduate Student Life Grants, 10 new proposals and 12 renewal proposals out of the total 30 submitted were offered funding by the Office of Graduate Education.  Since the program was introduced in 2002, the grant selection panel has reviewed 492 proposals and funded 305 of those. For more information, […]

Funded in 2018-19

September 11, 2021

In the 17th annual round of Graduate Student Life Grants, 22 new proposals and 2 renewal proposals out of the total 37 submitted were offered funding by the Office of Graduate Education.  Since the program was introduced in 2002, the grant selection panel has reviewed 529 proposals and funded 329 of those. For more information, […]

Funded in 2019-2020

September 11, 2021

In the 18th annual round of Graduate Student Life Grants, 12 new proposals and 6 renewal proposals out of the total 21 submitted were offered funding by the Office of Graduate Education.  Since the program was introduced in 2002, the grant selection panel has reviewed 550 proposals and funded 329 of those. For more information, […]

Funded in 2020-2021

September 11, 2021

This year graduate student life grants underwent a transition to focus more broadly on the graduate student experience incorporating broader categories of events. Also students are now able to four times per year July, October, January, and April (note July grant cycle was not held for 2020). See brief description of the funded grants below. […]

Graduate Student Experience Grants

September 11, 2021

Anyone interested in improving the graduate student experience can apply! The Graduate Student Experience Grants program is a request-for-proposal process that invites graduate students, spouses, faculty, and staff to submit creative ideas that kick-start community-building projects. The GSEG grant cycle occurs 3 times throughout the year, with the following application windows: Funding may be requested […]

Become a GradDiversity Ambassador

September 11, 2021

Join the Diversity Ambassador Cohort Are you interested in increasing the diversity of the MIT graduate community, leveraging your voice to amplify the needs of Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) students at MIT, or contributing to creating equitable and inclusive spaces?  Join the Graduate Diversity Ambassador cohort. Alongside the Office of Graduate Education, […]

Photo gallery

September 11, 2021

Celebration of graduate women

September 11, 2021

Biennially, the Office of Graduate Education honors a cohort of Graduate Women of Excellence at the Celebration of Graduate Women. Honorees are nominated and selected in a process based on their leadership and service contributions at the Institute, their dedication to mentoring, and their drive to make changes to improve the student experience. The Graduate […]

Mentoring guideposts

September 11, 2021

The engaged involvement of a faculty advisor is critical to the success of every graduate student. At its best, the advisor-advisee relationship can provide a student with tools to hone their research skills, guidance on their academic path, advice on career prospects, and a seasoned perspective on the overall graduate experience. The faculty members honored […]

C2C nomination form

September 11, 2021

Submissions were due by 11:59pm on Tuesday, July 4.

Committed to Caring

September 11, 2021

Celebrating excellence in mentorship The Committed to Caring (C2C) program at MIT is a student-driven initiative that celebrates faculty members who have served as exceptional mentors to graduate students. Twenty-three MIT professors have been selected as recipients of the C2C award for 2023-25, marking the most extensive cohort of honorees to date. These individuals join […]

MOSAIC

September 11, 2021

MOSAIC: MIT Outstanding Scholars. Achieve. Inspire. Change. A celebration of MIT graduating students of color. The Office of Graduate Education, the Office of Minority Education, and the Office of Multicultural Programs have an annual celebration of our underrepresented students. Graduates, friends, families — everyone is invited to celebrate our graduates at the MOSAIC Celebration! Check […]

MIT RISE Awards

September 11, 2021

The MIT RISE (Recognizing Individuals Supporting Equity) Awards was formerly known as the MIT Multicultural Awards. Co-sponsoring Organizations Division of Student Life Office of Multicultural Programs Office of the Vice Chancellor Office of Graduate Education Office of Minority Education Provost Institute Community and Equity Office Award Nominations Nominate an outstanding undergraduate student, graduate student, student […]

Awards & recognition

September 11, 2021

Annually, MIT celebrates outstanding graduate students, undergraduate students, organizations, faculty advisors, and staff members who are supporters of equity through the RISE Awards. Each spring, we celebrate all of MIT’s graduating underrepresented Master’s and PhD students at MOSAIC. The OGE Committed to Caring program celebrates MIT faculty who are fantastic mentors to graduate students.  The […]

OGE social media

September 10, 2021

Recent Instagram links For additional links of interest, visit one of our social media profiles on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter. Find us on social Want to brighten up your feed with resources to keep you at your best physically, emotionally, and financially? Follow OGE GradLink for humor, events, inspiration, and resources to help you thrive […]

Community resources

September 10, 2021

DEI offices and resources at MIT For prospective graduate students DEI offices and resources beyond MIT For faculty, staff, & graduate programs For current graduate students For prospective graduate students This list was curated by the GradDiversity team.  We are always seeking new resources; please do share with us at GradDiversity@mit.edu.

Veterans

September 10, 2021

Veterans of the US military can be found in every School at MIT, and in both the graduate and undergraduate student bodies. According to self-reported data, we have about 200 US veterans at any time, predominantly as graduate students. A number of families of veterans and students currently serving in the military also live and […]

Students with disabilities

September 10, 2021

MIT wants to ensure that your academic career here reflects your outstanding aptitude, knowledge, and skill, rather than measuring the shape of your disability. Whether your disability is temporary or permanent, visible or hidden, MIT’s resources are designed to meet your needs. Disabled@MIT Disabled@MIT is a new student-led group at MIT representing the student disability […]

Graduate Student of Color Advisory Council

September 10, 2021

Mission The Graduate Student of Color Advisory Council (GSOC-AC) is a broadly representative group convening underrepresented graduate students of color to provide space for more honest, open, and direct action centering diversity, equity, inclusion, access, and social justice. Goals Affiliated graduate student organizations Institute-wide School-wide Department-specific Questions: Please email grad-diversity@mit.edu.

Students of color

September 10, 2021

OGE is thrilled to celebrate all students of color, and to help them connect with one another and to various networks. We kick off each year with a Graduate Students of Color Welcome Event, and host events throughout the year to facilitate networking and community. See our ongoing Ignite programming series. We encourage all diverse students to […]

LGBTQ+

September 10, 2021

The LGBTQ+ community and allies at MIT are deeply immersed in active connections, education, and working collaborations to support the lived experience for LGBTQ+ students. Members of the community find a home base with LGBTQ+ Services, where you can find a wealth of information about activities and programs, including a list of resources and student […]

Women

September 10, 2021

Programs and resources for women MIT’s women’s community center is called the Margaret Cheney Room, and was founded in 1884 in recognition of the fact that women have traditionally been denied a safe space of their own, especially in the STEM fields. In light of its founding mission, the Cheney Room exists to promote community and […]

International students

September 10, 2021

International students contribute to the rich diversity of the MIT community. Of the approximately 11,000 students at MIT, roughly 3,600 are international students, hailing from over 110 different countries. INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS OFFICE (ISO) The ISO assists international students in maintaining their legal status in the United States, provides support for their dependents, and promotes interaction with and […]

Recruitment events

September 10, 2021

National and Regional Conferences The Office of Graduate Education (OGE) and partner offices travel to regional and national conferences throughout the academic year. Below is a list of conferences where you can connect with an MIT representative.

GradCatalyst

GradCatalyst

September 10, 2021

Considering a Master’s or PhD? GradCatalyst can help! Join the MIT Office of Graduate Education for an MIT student-led workshop that helps undergraduates plan their academic trajectories. This interactive webinar provides participants with useful information for applying to and thriving in graduate school. Sessions are open to all students exploring the option of graduate education. Participant benefits Fall 2023 […]

Connect with a Grad Diversity Ambassador

September 9, 2021

The Graduate Diversity Ambassadors are current MIT graduate students who partner with OGE GradDiversity to create a more diverse, equitable and inclusive community at MIT. Over the past year, our Graduate Diversity Ambassadors engaged with over 775 prospective graduate students by attending 12 diversity recruitment conferences, hosting eight GradCatalyst sessions, reviewing 20 statements of objectives […]

Sexual Assault Prevention online module

September 9, 2021

MIT is committed to working with all students to create a healthy and vibrant campus community. One aspect of this is to confront the important topics of sexual assault, harassment and relationship violence. As a part of this ongoing effort, we have partnered with Vector Solutions to offer a Sexual Assault Prevention course customized to […]

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Online Module

September 9, 2021

MIT is committed to advancing a respectful and caring community that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion and empowers everyone to learn and do their best. MIT embraces a welcoming and inclusive campus culture – and building that culture is our responsibility as members of the MIT community. To help further this end, MIT offers Diversity, Equity, […]