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Apply to Doctoral Scholars

Doctoral Scholars is a financial and academic support program offered by the Council, University of Kentucky and University of Louisville to increase the number of minorities employed as college faculty and administrators. The program offers financial support and guidance for doctoral students throughout their studies.

For information about eligibility and the application process, visit the SREB Doctoral Scholar's page.

For questions about Kentucky's Doctoral Scholars Program, contact Caroline Atkins at 502-892-3006.

Meet our Doctoral Scholars

Brittany Rice

Brittany Rice at the University of Kentucky

Research program: The impact of developmental programming on long-term obesity and diabetes

Prior education: Bachelor's degree in chemistry, Elizabeth City State University (North Carolina); master's degree in biology, Eastern Kentucky University

Areas of interest: metabolic disorders, promoting the pursuit of STEM+H majors to children and the general community, mentoring students, missions work

From: Charlotte, North Carolina

Work experience: Laboratory supervisor, mentor for the SPIRIT program and course co-facilitator for the University of Kentucky

Volunteer activities: Mentor and presenter at several University of Kentucky student initiatives  

Malcolm Muhammad

Malcolm Muhammad at the University of Louisville

Program: Entrepreneurship PhD

Prior education: Bachelor's degree in business administration, Florida A&M University; graduate certificate in project management, Florida State University

Areas of interest: Strategy, innovation, intellectual property and consumer behavior

From: Inkster, Michigan

Work experience: State Farm and Waddell and Reed

Volunteer activities: Boys basketball coach


Last Updated 9/1/2017