04. 25. 2017

CEHD Doctoral Student Simone Gbolo Wins National Research Grant

Simone Gbolo Headshot

Simone Gbolo, a doctoral student in Higher Education at the University of Minnesota, was recently awarded the Graduate Student Enrollment Management Research Grant for her proposal, "Developing Pipelines: Partnerships and Programming to Increase Diversity in Graduate Education" by NAGAP, the Association for Graduate Enrollment Management. The award was presented at NAGAP’s 30th Annual Conference on April 20, 2017, at the Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City, UT. 

The Graduate Student Enrollment Management Research Grant is designed to encourage emerging knowledge and understanding of the complexities of graduate enrollment management including all aspects of admissions and recruitment, enrollment, retention, and graduation in higher education. Winners receive $2,500 grants for their research projects.

Simone Gbolo, who serves as the National Director of the Public Policy and International Affairs (PPIA) Program in the Humphrey School of Public Affairs, will present her research at the 2018 NAGAP Annual Conference.

Congratulations, Simone!