Helen A. Kellar Institute for Human disAbility - George Mason University
About Us

The Kellar Institute for Human DisAbilities (KIHd) is an interdisciplinary campus-based organization focusing on improving the lives and productivity of children and adults with disabilities. KIHd combines the resources of the university with local, state, regional, national, public, and private sector agencies and organizations to develop products, services, and programs for persons with disabilities.

ASPIRE Selection Process

The ASPIRE selection process consists of four phases.

Phase I: Acceptance into Mason's PhD Program.

Phase II: Review of doctoral applications by Co-PIs and other Faculty.

Phase III: Interviews, writing samples, and grant commitment details.

Phase IV: Notification, Letter of Commitment, and start of ASPIRE doctoral program.