GiGS (Getting into Graduate School) is a free mentoring program sponsored by the Office for Graduate Diversity (OGD) and the Graduate Minority Outreach Recruitment & Retention Project (GMORR) of the Graduate Assembly. GiGS is designed to encourage UC Berkeley diversity students to prepare for, apply to, and enroll in graduate study.
Graduate student mentors will:
- Mentor two to three UC Berkeley undergraduates with applications to graduate school.
- Support first-generation and other historically underrepresented students concerning the unique personal and academic challenges in preparing, applying, and attending graduate school.
- Receive professional development training on topics related to graduate diversity, mentoring, academic entitlement, and more.
- Receive a stipend of $500/semester.
Office for Graduate Diversity
327 Sproul Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720-5900