2020 Cohort Matriculation

Congratulations to all IRT 2020 Cohort Scholars on their future plans. We celebrate your accomplishments and perseverance during this incredible journey and welcome you as the newest members of the IRT alumni base! We are excited to share the list of colleges and universities the 2020 Cohort will be heading to in the coming months.

IRT 2020 Cohort Matriculation

Binghamton University*
Boston College
Boston University Wheelock College of Education
Brandeis University
City University of New York*
Claremont Graduate University*
Cornell University
Emory University
Harvard University
Michigan State University, Education
Northeastern University*
Northwestern University
Pennsylvania State University*
Princeton University
Stanford University
Teacher’s College, Columbia University
The Ohio State University*
Tufts University
University of Arizona
University of California, Berkeley
University of California, Davis
University of California, Irvine*
University of California, Los Angeles*
University of California, San Diego
University of Cambridge*
University of Chicago
University of Chicago, School of Social Work, Policy & Practice*
University of Colorado, Boulder*
University of Connecticut
University of Illinois*
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign*
University of Maryland, College Park
University of Massachusetts, Boston*
University of Michigan
University of Notre Dame
University of Pennsylvania
University of Pittsburgh*
University of Rhode Island
University of Southern California
University of Texas, Austin*
University of Virginia
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Vanderbilt University
Washington University, St. Louis*
Yale Law School*
Yale University
*denotes non-consortium school

As a low-income, first-gen student of color, the IRT program has provided valuable knowledge to help me overcome the barrier of accessing funding for graduate school. I have learned how to advocate for myself, recognize my worth, and work through my imposter syndrome. I am proud to say that I have been offered full funding to my Master’s program. The IRT program has shown me what networking with care can accomplish, and I am forever grateful for the opportunity to be part of this community.

Yesenia Vega, IRT’ 20

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