Category Archives: Undergraduates

IBP – National AGEP Grad fellowships and undergrad scholarships

This is the time of year we at IBP (Institute for Broadening Participation) try to remind students of upcoming grad fellowship and undergraduate scholarship deadlines.  Many programs have application deadlines in the coming weeks and months!  Please share the following information with your students!

Students can browse 77 different fellowship and scholarship listings here:
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Scholarship Opportunity (undergraduates) Duke University Marine Laboratory

Deadline: 25 February 2016

The Duke University Marine Lab is pleased to offer scholarships for two non-Duke undergraduates covering tuition & fees, room & board, books, travel to Beaufort, and full support for participation in a Beaufort Signature travel course to Panama during a semester of study, Fall 2016 in Beaufort North Carolina. Undergraduate fellows will enroll in Duke courses taught in Beaufort, where there is emphasis on the biology and physiology of marine organisms, marine molecular biology, marine policy, and coastal socio-ecological issues. Announcement of awards will be made no later than 15 March 2016Students on financial aid should consult with their financial aid advisor to determine how a scholarship would impact their financial aid package. Continue reading

Rutgers Summer Research Program – RiSE (Research in Science and Engineering)

CUTTING EDGE RESEARCH: In the Biomedical Sciences http://molbiosci.rutgers.edu/, students can choose from among 200 labs, including the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and the Cancer Institute of New Jersey.

PARTNERSHIPS with REU programs http://rise.rutgers.edu/rk_partners.php: Cellular Bioengineering, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Pharmaceutical Engineering, Physics & Astronomy, and Advanced Materials. By applying to RiSE, students can opt to be automatically considered for partner REUs.

PERSONALIZED MENTOR-MATCHING

OUTSTANDING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: scientific speaking & writing, GRE prep, grad school workshops, career exploration, field trips

EXCELLENT FUNDING: Generous stipend + housing + travel

ALUMNI SUCCESS: Awards at national meetings & placement at top graduate schools. Exciting new SUPER Grad (SUmmer Pipeline to Excellence at Rutgers) Graduate Fellowship http://odi.rutgers.edu/supergrad  program awards prestigious graduate fellowships to outstanding RiSE alumni.

GREAT LOCATION: professional & recreational advantages.

FUN & FRIENDSHIPS: Vibrant multi-cultural community and social program.

Students should apply https://grad.admissions.rutgers.edu/Rise/  now. Rolling admissions is in progress and is highly selective.

Questions? rise@rci.rutgers.edu or 732.848.6584.

Rutgers New Brunswick Degree Programs in the biological, physical & social/behavioral sciences, math, and engineering.

STEM Funding and Research Opportunities

STEM funding and research opportunities on PathwaysToScience.org

NOAA’s Ernest F. Hollings and Educational Partnership Program Undergraduate Scholarship opportunities. Both applications are open from now until January 29th, 2016.

The Educational Partnership Program is specifically for students attending Minority Serving Institutions, while Hollings is open to all students in NOAA-related fields. They share a common application, so students may apply for both programs.

IBP’s Professional Development Webinars

IBP’s fall calendar of professional development webinars for students.  Webinars are free and feature guest speakers from federal agencies and academia.  All webinars feature closed captioning for the hearing impaired. We encourage your classes to join as a group.  Students may also join individually.

Funding your Graduate Education
November 9th at 3pm Eastern
http://www.pathwaystoscience.org/webinarregistration.aspx?eventID=EVE-20151109-01

Paid Summer Research for Undergraduates
December 9th at 3pm Eastern
http://www.pathwaystoscience.org/webinarregistration.aspx?eventID=EVE-20151209-01

Paid Summer Research for Undergraduates
January 27th at 3pm Eastern
http://www.pathwaystoscience.org/webinarregistration.aspx?eventID=EVE-20160127-01

Preparing and Applying for a Postdoc Position
February 24th at 3pm Eastern
http://www.pathwaystoscience.org/webinarregistration.aspx?eventID=EVE-20160224-01

Abstract Submission for Virtual Poster Showcases are Now Open

Abstract Submission for Virtual Poster Showcases #2 (for Undergraduate Students) and #3 (for Graduate Students) Are Now Open

Encourage students to build their presentation skills and get feedback on their science by participating. This new opportunity allows undergraduate and graduate students to share their research with the Earth and space science community virtually, eliminating the need to travel. The deadline for abstract submissions is 12 October.

Students not only get valuable feedback on their science but also gain experience in reviewing the research of other students. This affordable and accessible option is ideal for students and can help build their academic résumés. View timelines and learn more.

EPA Business Support Position in DULUTH MN

Feeling the December graduation blues? Job search going nowhere? Well, the EPA needs you! We have an immediate opening for a Business Support Associate starting in March!

ORAU announces a Business Support Associate with the Office of Research and Development (ORD) at the EPA facility in Duluth, Minnesota. Continue reading

NSF-REU Summer Undergraduate Research Internships

Announcing the National Science Foundation (NSF) Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Summer Research Internships into the Social Psychophysiology of Compassion

Students spend  8 weeks from June 1 – July 27, 2015 in beautiful Flagstaff, Arizona actually doing compassion research with our doctoral faculty, but also each intern will be paid a stipend of $4000, will be provided with room and board in an NAU dormitory, will receive a $550 laboratory allowance, will receive 6 credit hours of PSY 485 Undergraduate Research from NAU, and much more.

We are particularly interested in undergraduate students who have not had research opportunities and/or who are under-represented minorities in the social and behavioral sciences.We have a newly re-designed website at http://www2.nau.edu/~psych/StevensREU/reu.html which describes the program in considerable detail and which contains application information and the online application form.  

Application deadline of March 15, 2015.  

Any questions about the program, so anyone may call my office at (928) 523-6530 or email me at Larry.Stevens@nau.edu.  

NSF-REU at IUPUI in Mobile Computing Security

Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis NSF- Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program – Enhancing Undergraduate Experience in Mobile Computing Security

In its third year, the Enhancing Undergraduate Experience in Mobile Computing Security spans 10 weeks and involves undergraduate students from many different colleges and universities from across the United States.  Students participants will work directly with IUPUI faculty members and their research, and be part of the larger IUPUI community.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 3, 2015

PROGRAM DATES: May 26, 2015 – July 31, 2015

PROGRAM INCLUDES

  • Hands-on research in state-of-the-art facilities
  • Seminars, workshops, and field trips
  • Group social activities and banquet
  • Optional outreach opportunities to high school students

ELIGIBILITY

  • Undergraduate students majoring in information technology computer science, computer engineering, or related field
  • U.S. Citizen or permanent resident
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • May not enroll in additional academic courses during the summer session
  • Minorities and women strongly encouraged to apply

AWARD

  • $5,000 stipend
  • Actual travel expenses
  • On-campus room and board

For more information: http://www.engr.iupui.edu/departments/cigt/reu/