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    Cost is a major concern for most students that are interested in graduate studies. UR Fellowships can help.

    The Avangrid Scholarship Program supports students pursing a master's degree in areas related to energy and the environment.

    The Provost Fellowship assists students from backgrounds that have been historically underrepresented in a particular discipline.

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    Marian Ackun-Farmmer

    Biomedical Engineering

    Marian Ackun-Farmmer is a PhD candidate studying biomedical engineering. Marian talks about her involvement in diversity initiatives, including the student group Alliance for Diversity in Science and Engineering and STEM programming with urban teens. She says of her classmates from different backgrounds and cities around the country, “we all found a home in Rochester.”

    Madilyn Beckman

    Technical Entrepreneurship and Management

    Madilyn Beckman is a masters student in the Technical Entrepreneurship and Management (TEAM) Program with a concentration in optics. She thinks the University offers “a network greater than I’ve seen at any other school.” Learn about how she fully engaged in activities on and off campus to make her experience at Rochester even better. 

    Arianna Cervantes

    Biomedical Engineering

    Arianna Cervantes is a masters student studying biomedical engineering. “My favorite part about the University of Rochester is the students… my classmates were very open to helping me.” Arianna describes her transition from undergraduate to graduate school at the University of Rochester and how both students and staff provided her with valuable support. 

    Antonio Tinoco Valencia

    Organic Chemistry

    Antonio Tinoco Valencia is a PhD candidate in organic chemistry. He describes his appreciation for the unique landmarks in Rochester and the city’s beauty throughout different seasons “Even in the winter when everything is covered in snow, it’s very scenic. It almost seems like it’s out of a fairytale.”

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    The University of Rochester offers more than 30 programs that lead to advanced degrees and certificates in a broad range of disciplines in Arts, Sciences and Engineering.

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    The University of Rochester emphasizes individualized study that allows students to create an educational experience utilizing our unique facilities, nationally ranked faculty, and superb research infrastructure. USA Today recently named Rochester one of the the top-ten college towns among mid-sized metropolitan areas.

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