C3 Programs

  • C3 Undergraduate Fellowship Program – Undergraduate, summer fellowships that provided mentored, graduate-level research experience and training toward applying for and succeeding in graduate school
  • C3 Summit – The Summits brought together underrepresented students from LADO institutions and from UC Berkeley, Columbia University, University of Chicago, and the University of Michigan.
  • C3/LADO Visits to R1s – These visits by LADO faculty were designed to cultivate interest in liberal arts colleges and to provide graduate students with feedback on academic job application materials.
  • C3 PAVE Visits – During each visit, graduate students and postdoctoral fellows from a C3 partner university visited a partner liberal arts college for a two-day event, with a goal of inspiring undergraduates to consider graduate school. These visitors also gained with information about social, intellectual, and professional life at LACs and cultivated relationships with faculty. 
  • C3 New Scholar Series – Through this program, departments and programs at affiliate LADO institutions applied for funding to support short-term campus visits of graduate students and recent graduates from any graduate institution. 
  • C3 Faculty Funding – If (through a national search or a C3 New Scholars Series) departments and programs at affiliate LADO institutions identified candidates from underrepresented groups, they could can apply for funding to support the first two years of a tenure-track position plus start-up funds for research and travel. 
  • C3 Postdoctoral Fellowship Program – Postdoctoral fellowships at Bates College, Connecticut College, Middlebury College, or Williams College