Opportunity for Education students to get Research Experience and Preparation for Graduate School!

The UTSA Educational Research Training Program: P-20 Pipeline Issues

The Child and Adolescent Policy Research Institute (CAPRI) is seeking 12 juniors, especially from underrepresented backgrounds, to participate in the UTSA Educational Research Training Program: P-20 Pipeline Issues. The students will receive a theoretically grounded set of research experiences and mentoring support designed to build upon their strengths and prepare them for admission and success in graduate education programs.

Requirements to Participate: Applicants Must –

·         Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher (on a 4.0 scale)

·         Be a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident

·         Be a junior enrolled part-time or full-time in a UTSA bachelor’s program

– Have completed 60 to 90 credit hours

– Be enrolled at UTSA or transferring from one of the Alamo Colleges into UTSA

·         Demonstrate potential and expressed interest in pursuing a graduate program to conduct education research in any discipline



Application Deadline is July 7, 2017

Award/Selection Decision is August 8, 2017

Program Dates – September 1, 2017 through August 31, 2018



·         Have access to weekly informal seminars

·         Conduct research apprenticeships

·         Participate in summer institutes that will help enhance oral and written communication skills, develop research skills, and prepare for graduate school

·         Attend a 1-week summer workshop at Stanford University and a 1-week workshop at UTSA

·         Have an opportunity to publish research results and attend conference presentations with UTSA faculty and mentors

·         Receive monthly stipend



For more information please email Sophia.Ortiz@utsa.edu or call 210-458-2692

By Michael Zucker
Michael Zucker Career Counselor, College of Education & Human Development