Welcome to MGSA!

MGSAThe Minority Graduate Student Association welcomes you to our webpage. We are a student organization here to address the needs of minority students, graduate students and the campus at large. Feel free to learn more about us!

About Us

MGSAMGSA is an organization formed to constitute a networking system and helps secure financial support for minority graduate students at the University of Alabama in Huntsville.

Born out of the Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) the mission of MGSA is to assist the retention and recruitment efforts of UAH and to further address various overlooked elements of minority representation on campus.

MembersMGSA has been successful at bringing together minority graduate students from their respective disciplines. MGSA also serves as a resource and support network to help ensure the academic success of students through the development of educational, cultural, and social programs


  • To provide currently enrolled and previously enrolled minority graduate students with a means of networking with each other as well as with academic and industry professionals
  • To establish scholarships and endowments for students
  • To establish a mechanism for communicating with companies interested in increasing diversity through minority representation
  • To pioneer the interaction between other minority organizations on campus and foster unity and communication within the student body
  • To further expose and facilitate minority students' representation at often ignored departmental and campus wide functions at the undergraduate level
  • To promote and foster professionalism and academic excellence in the attitudes of minority students
  • To help increase the academic success (graduation) of minority students at the university