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THE NATIONAL SCHOLARS PROGRAM: EXCELLENCE WITH DIVERSITY FOR THE FUTURE: PROGRAM DESIGN CONTENTS     EXECUTIVE SUMMARY   1  1   INTRODUCTION   5  2   PROGRAM GOALS   7      Numerical Goals,   7      Why the Ph.D.?,   9      Idealistic Goals,   10      Long-Term Goal,   11  3   PROGRAM DESIGN (STRUCTURE)   13      Overview of the Program,   13      Structure: National Scholars Consortia,   14      The Consortium Partners,   16      Vertical Linkages,   17      Structure: National Scholars Coordinating Council,   23      Discussion Issues,   25  4   PROGRAM DESIGN (PROGRAM ELEMENTS)   31      Introduction,   31      Nature of the Undergraduate Academic Program,   32      "Non-Negotiable" Program Elements,   33      Recruitment,   46  5   ADMINISTRATIVE ELEMENTS   49      Student Financial Support,   49      Program Evaluation,   54

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THE NATIONAL SCHOLARS PROGRAM: EXCELLENCE WITH DIVERSITY FOR THE FUTURE: PROGRAM DESIGN  6   SELECTION CRITERIA (STUDENTS AND CONSORTIA)   59      Selection of Students,   59      Selection of Graduate Students,   62      Selection of Consortia,   62      Discussion Issues,   63  7   NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS   69      Estimated Number of Participants,   69      Discussion Issues,   70  8   PROGRAM COSTS   75      Introduction,   75      Student Support,   75      Prefreshman Summer Bridge Program,   79      Direct Program Costs,   79      National Scholars Coordinating Council,   80      Phase-In of Consortia,   80      Summary of Cost Estimates,   81  9   RECOMMENDATIONS   83      Program Goals,   83      Organizational Structure,   84      Program Elements,   84      Number of Participants,   85      Costs,   85      Next Steps,   86     BIBLIOGRAPHY   87  APPENDIX A:   Annual Cost Estimates: Years 1 through 12   105  APPENDIX B:   Doctoral Degrees Awarded   111  Table B1:   Number of Doctorates Awarded by Race/Ethnicity, by Selected Broad Field, 1976-1994    Table B2:   Doctorates Awarded by Race/Ethnicity and Broad Field, 1994    Table B3:   Number of Doctorates in Mathematics, Physical Sciences and Engineering Awarded to Selected Minority Groups    APPENDIX C:   National Scholars Program Committee Biographical Sketches   115  APPENDIX D:   List of Acronyms   119