Online Graduate School Application Workshop

Sunday October 17th, 2021

Funded by NSF & ASSURE AFOSR Program SMA#2050922

Thank you to our presenters and attendees for a fantastically informative and engaging workshop!

Accessing Slides and Survey

Links to slides are under the presentations’ times below. The password to access slides can be found at the end of this survey. Even if you did not attend the workshop live we welcome you to complete the survey and to access the slides for reference (simply put N/A for not applicable in parts of the survey that ask about your attendance).

Post-workshop survey:

Funding opportunity – NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship: up to five year portable (awarded to individual students who can take it to program) support fellowship that includes tuition (up to $12,000 per year) and substantial stipend ($34,000 per year) for Research Masters and PhD, to which you can apply at the end of your undergraduate studies.

For NSF REU ILLC fellows and alumni: Prof. Barriere knows much about the NSF GRFP and is happy to assist NSF-REU ILLC fellows and alumni in compiling their application.

GRFP Application Tutorial – NSF Graduate Research Fellowships Program (GRFP) (

Workshop Schedule (and slides)

Click here for a PDF version of the schedule. Times below are Eastern Times (US & Canada).

10.30am -12.30pm       (1 hour 30mn + 30mn for questions)

General introduction [slides]

Benefits of graduate education, difference between professional and research masters and doctoral programs, preparing a successful application and an interview, seeking funding; foreign students coming to US; US students going abroad. 

NSF REU ILLC PIs/ Dr. Isabelle Barrière, Molloy College & CUNY Graduate Center and Dr. Jonathan Nissenbaum, Brooklyn College and CUNY Graduate Center 

Each presentation below on graduate programs in specific disciplines will include information on admission criteria, how to select a program that matches individual student interests and educational journey, funding and career opportunities.  

1pm- 1.30pm      (20mn + 10mn for questions)         

Masters in Speech Language Pathology  [slides]

Associate Dean Susan Alimonti, Molloy College  

1.35pm-2.05pm            (20mn + 10mn for questions)

Doctoral Program in Communication Sciences & Disorders [slides]

Prof. Hia Datta, Molloy College

210pm-2.40pm             (20mn + 10mn for questions)

Masters and Doctoral Programs in Audiology [slides

Assistant Dean Bre Myers, Salus University 

2.45pm-3.30pm            (30mn + 15mn for questions)

Masters and Doctoral Programs in Linguistics and Computational Linguistics [slides]

Prof. Jeff Good, SUNY Buffalo  

Resource: Tips on Writing a Statement of Purpose for Linguistics Graduate School

3.35-4.20PM               (30mn + 15mn for questions)

Masters and Doctoral Programs in Psychology [slides]

[Tufts Psychology Department Open House Flyer]

(including different aspects of Psychology, e.g. Experimental Psychology, Cognition, Neuropsychology)  

Prof. Ariel Goldberg, Tufts University