How Can I Participate?

There are several ways to participate in the Successful Pathways initiative.

  • Send us your ideas.  The HMSO welcomes creative, groundbreaking ideas which originate from within the University of Chicago as well from associated outside researchers, educators, or creative thinkers.  If you are in the early stages of a project or have an initial concept you have not yet fully developed, we would be happy to discuss its potential relevance to the Successful Pathways mission and advise on next steps, prior to the submission of a formal application. Please contact the Administrative Program Director, Jodi Khan with your ideas via email (   We look forward to hearing from you!
  • Submit a letter of interest. If you have a more fully developed idea for a new research or intervention project, you can submit a formal Letter of Interest (LOI) to the Hymen Milgrom Supporting Organization.  The HMSO is currently accepting proposals for Milgrom – Student Research Initiatvie Grants with a due date of July 15, 2024.  Visit the Apply page on this site for more information on submission guidelines.
  • Make a gift.  If you would like to contribute financially to our efforts, you can make a gift to Successful Pathways from School to Work. Please contact Blake Davis, Managing Director of Development for the Division of the Social Sciences via email ( or phone (773) 702-7175) to discuss how you can contribute.