Sloan Foundation Indigenous Graduate Partnership

Purdue University was founded in 1869 and continuously ranks as one of the top universities in the U.S. Located in West Lafayette, Indiana, the campus spans 2,500 acres and offers over 80 graduate degree programs with more than 600 research and study areas in 10 colleges and schools within the Graduate School

Sloan Program Benefits

  • Funding over the course of student’s degree experience
  • Research experience
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Faculty mentor

Program Eligibility

  • Students must be Native American, Alaskan Native or Native Hawaiian descent
  • Meet Purdue University’s graduate admissions criteria as defined by academic program of interest. Click here for information on Graduate Admission Information.
  • Pursue M.S. or Ph.D. in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) related field

Purdue University Graduate School


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Contact Information:

Ken Ridgway, Ph.D., (Lenape)
Faculty, Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Science 
Phone: (765) 494-3296

Kevin Gibson, Ph.D.
Faculty, Botany and Plant Pathology
Phone: (765) 496-2161

Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

Purdue University, 610 Purdue Mall, West Lafayette, IN 47907, (765) 494-4600

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