Category Archives: Scholarships

2018 ASHRAE High School Senior Scholarship

2018 ASHRAE High School Senior Scholarship is available for undergraduate students enrolled full-time in their first year of college in a pre-engineering, engineering, or engineering technology program.

The award amount of the scholarship is $3,000.

The scholarship application deadline is Student Deadline: May 3, 2018.

Applicants can get more information through the given link: ASHRAE High School Senior Scholarship



Scholarship Webinar Now Available

Get Your Scholarship Application Noticed: Webinar Recording

If you missed the webinar you can now view the recording and download the PowerPoint.

You may hear various suggestions about the best way to submit a quality scholarship application. The truth is, this is a personal journey – your experiences and how you approach the application is unique. No one single thing will make an application stand out—but if you follow these suggestions, your application will be noticed for its completeness and professional presentation.

The presentation discusses researching scholarships that are right for you, understanding eligibility and deadlines, getting organized, following directions, preparing a great essay, tracking your application.

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LSMCE COMMUNITY OPPORTUNITIES: Post-Doc Fellowship, Paid Summer Internships, Job Postings, Call for Proposals, and Supplemental Funding!

NASA Postdoctoral Fellowship
The NASA Postdoctoral Program offers U.S. and international scientists the opportunity to advance their research while contributing to NASA’s scientific goals. The NPP supports fundamental science; explores the undiscovered; promotes intellectual growth; and encourages scientific connections. Selected by a competitive peer-review process, NPP Fellows complete one- to three-year Fellowship appointments that advance NASA’s missions in earth science, heliophysics, planetary science, astrophysics, space bioscience, aeronautics and engineering, human exploration and space operations, and astrobiology.

Requirements: Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in hand before beginning the fellowship, but may apply while completing the degree requirements. U.S. citizens, Lawful Permanent Residents, and foreign nationals eligible for J-1 status as a Research Scholar, may apply.

Benefits: Stipends start at $60,000 per year, with supplements for high cost-of-living areas and for certain academic specialties. Financial assistance is available for relocation as well as subsidized health insurance, and $10,000 per year is provided for professional and programmatic travel.

Apply: Applications are accepted three times each year:
• March 1
• July 1
• November 1

Current Research Opps: https://npp.usra.edu/opportunities/
Contact: https://npp.usra.edu/ | Email: npphelp@usra.edu


UNDERGRAD LSAMP STUDENTS – GRAD SCHOOL
LSAMP Bridge to the Doctorate Fellowship at University of Oklahoma
The University of Oklahoma is recruiting for the LSAMP Bridge to the Doctorate Fellowship program. Interested scholars should visit the webpage https://uresearch.ou.edu/LSAMPBD17 to find more information and a link to the application. You may email Dr. Anthony Natale anatale@ou.edu or Dr. Susan Walden susan.walden@ou.edu with questions .


UNDERGRAD SUMMER INTERNSHIP
Physics/Astronomy Summer Research Internship at University of Oklahoma
We invite you to apply to the Physics and Astronomy Research Experience for Undergraduates program at OU. The program is for all undergraduate physics or astronomy majors who are interested in doing research and being part of a research team. While some background is needed, we are interested in hearing from any motivated and talented students. Students accepted into the program will be directly involved in the on-going research of our own Physics and Astronomy faculty. In addition, we are arranging a twice weekly series of lunchtime seminars with faculty, OU students and post-docs. These seminars will provide professional development and information about life as a scientist. You must be a US citizen or permanent resident of the US or its possessions, and must not have graduated before the program starts. For more information or to apply go to https://www.nhn.ou.edu/undergrad-students/reu.

Areas of research include: Astronomy and Astrophysics, Atomic, Molecular, & Chemical, Physics, High Energy Particle Physics, Condensed Matter Physics, Theoretical and Experimental Research Programs

The program runs from May 29–July 31, 2018.
A stipend of $4500 plus housing and travel will be provided.

Contact: Joyce Russell, reuphy@nhn.ou.edu, Ph: (405) 325-3961

APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 16, 2018
APPLY: http://physics.ou.edu/reuhome


Real-World Research Experiences for Undergraduates at the National Weather Center
Learn to do research by conducting your own unique study! We build a sense of family by learning and reflecting together through workshops, field trips, seminars, tours, and a variety of social activities.

Research partners include the Radar Innovations Laboratory (arrc.ou.edu/ril.html) and South Central Climate Science Center (southcentralclimate.org) in addition to our long-standing partners: the NOAA National Severe Storms Laboratory (www.nssl.noaa.gov), NOAA National Weather Service (weather.gov/norman and www.spc.noaa.gov), the OU Cooperative Institute for Mesoscale Meteorological Studies (cimms.ou.edu). Mentors may come from any OU research campus weather-related organization.

Eligibility: Pursuing a 2- or 4-year undergraduate degree & a US citizen or permanent resident. Applications from women and minorities are particularly encouraged. The University of Oklahoma is an equal opportunity institution.

Benefits: A Stipend of $5,000 is provided and a Subsistence of $500 to help with food costs (included in first check), and two allowances: Travel to/from Norman (up to $600) and travel to a National Conference (up to $1,500). Housing is provided in modern, furnished campus apartments that feature private bedrooms and shared bathroom and living spaces.

Program Dates: May 21, 2018 – July 31, 2018
Apply Online: http://www.caps.ou.edu/reu/application.html
APPLICATIONS DUE: February 19, 2018


REU Program at Oklahoma State University (OSU)
The NSF REU program at Oklahoma State University (OSU) is a ten-week summer program for undergraduate students. Participants in the program will contribute to research projects in big data analytics, including computer vision, visualization, social media data analytics, anonymity, and machine learning. Field trips, talks by external speakers, and workshops are included.

Eligibility:
* Undergraduate students from 2-year and 4-year colleges
* U.S. citizen or permanent resident

Benefits: Travel to OSU and back to home institution, $5,000 stipend, Housing, Meals

Program Dates: May 29, 2018 through August 3, 2018
Application deadline: March 1, 2018
Website: http://www.cs.okstate.edu/reu

Questions? Contact: Dr. Eric Chan-Tin (chantin@okstate.edu)
Women and underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply


A Transformative Science and Technology Internship and Research Program in Massachusetts
We invite you to apply to apply to be in the inaugural cohort of Station1 Fellows who will participate in the Summer@Station1 program – a unique and exciting residential science and technology-focused educational, research, and internship program with a focus on societal perspective, social innovation and impact. Fellows will come from near and far to work together throughout the summer of 2018 in the Boston region of Massachusetts in the United States

Eligibility:
Be currently enrolled full time in an undergraduate degree-granting program at an accredited postsecondary institution and in good standing;
Have a genuine interest in science and technology applied to social impact;
Be available for the entire duration of the Summer 2018 program (tentative dates: June 9th-August 15th). Academic or family obligations may be excused with advance notice.
Submit application in English.
African American, Hispanic, Native American, Native Hawaiian & Pacific Islander, first-generation students, students from low socioeconomic backgrounds, students enrolled at minority-serving institutions, teaching institutions, and community colleges are strongly encouraged to apply. Station1 also strongly encourages students who have not had the opportunity to participate in a previous research, internship, or significant project-based experience to apply.

Deadline: March 1st, 2018 11:59 PM EST
Apply: https://www.station1.org/summer-station1
Questions: summer@station1.org


Oak Ridge National Laboratory Science Education and Workforce Development Virtual Career Fair
Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education are recruiting students in STEM! ORNL is the U.S. Department of Energy’s largest science and energy lab, dedicated to accelerating the development and deployment of solutions in clean energy and global security. ORNL and ORISE are co-hosting a virtual career fair February 22nd from noon to 3 p.m. EST at a computer or mobile device near you!

This virtual career fair will feature various internship opportunities and research participation programs at ORNL. Chat with ORNL scientists and ORISE recruiters and get tips on applying!

Pre-register for the Laboratory Internship Virtual Event today!
Career Fair Agenda


Electrical Engineer Position Open at Idaho National Laboratory
Idaho National Laboratory (INL) is seeking an Electrical and Controls Engineer. The electrical and controls engineer is responsible and accountable for assigned Structure, System, and/or Component (SSC) in accordance with SMC-MCP-0074, “SMC Engineering & Product Development Roles and Responsibilities” as well as the responsibilities outlined in the attached job description.

Qualifications:
BS in electrical engineering and 0-2 years of experience. Basic controls and programmable logic control (PLC) programming.
Candidate must have the ability to type 20+ words per minute and be adept in the use of Microsoft Office products.
Must be a US Citizen and have the ability to obtain and maintain a “L” DOE security clearance.
Visit Job Description Website


Fermilab National Accelerator Laboratory Seeks Scientific Recruiter
Fermilab’s Talent Acquisition, Diversity and Inclusion department in the Workforce Development and Resources Section has an opening for a Scientific Recruiter. Under general direction and based on academic training and/or experience, the Scientific Recruiter specializes in translating scientific information and building relationships among groups of people, such as internal scientific hiring managers and human resources personnel and external scientific candidates, scientific professional associations, and student career counselors to attract and secure scientific talent

Eligibility:
An advanced degree (Master or PhD) degree in physics or a science-related field.
2 years of work experience in a scientific or academic environment.
Strong physics knowledge and experience.
Ability to understand and contribute to Fermilab scientific culture.
Strong presentation, written and verbal communication skills.
Confidence in advising and collaborating with all levels of internal and external partners.
Professionalism, enthusiasm, integrity and the ability to maintain confidentiality.
Respect and understanding of the value of individual differences that embody the principles of diversity.
See Job Posting for full position description, responsibilities and application instructions. Visit FNAL Online Job Posting


 


Michigan Tech Scholarships Available

Sons and Daughters Scholarships

A reminder that Michigan Tech Employee Sons and Daughters Scholarship applications, valued at $100 each, are available for the 2018-2019 academic year. Applicants must be children of Michigan Tech employees. Applications must be submitted by Wednesday, Feb. 28 and are available online.

Leann Becia Family/AFSCME Scholarships

Two $250 Leann Becia Family/AFSCME Scholarships are available for 2018-2019. Applicants must be the son, daughter or spouse of a current AFSCME Local 1166 member. Applications, which must be submitted by Wednesday, Feb. 28, are available online.

Both scholarships require applicants be full-time Michigan Tech undergraduates in their first four years of study or high school students planning to be enrolled for Fall 2018.

For more information contact the Financial Aid Office at 7-2622 or at scholarships@mtu.edu.


Scholarship Applicants Sought

The Portage Health Foundation (PHF) and Michigan Tech are once again seeking local applicants for the Making a Difference Scholarship.

At the heart of what the PHF does is investing in health care, health research and health education. “We believe there is an enormity of opportunity for young people,” said Kevin Store, executive director of the PHF.

“By helping to provide access to higher education opportunities, we can help meet the diverse health needs of our communities by inspiring our next generation of professionals to become scientists, researchers and doctors who can address and solve some of our most challenging health care problems.”

Four high school seniors or transfer students who are residents of Baraga, Houghton, Keweenaw or Ontonagon counties will receive an $8,000 annual scholarship to attend Michigan Tech in the fall of 2018 and pursue a degree in pre-health, health sciences or health engineering programs. The scholarship will be renewable for up to four years (eight semesters) of study.  Completed scholarship applications are due by Feb.15.

Michigan Tech will host an information session from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday (Jan. 30) at the Michigan Tech Admissions Office in the McAllister Welcome Center of the Memorial Union Building.

Attendees have the opportunity to learn about health education pathways at Michigan Tech and get details on how to apply for this scholarship and other opportunities such as undergraduate research experiences and athletic training experiences – also funded through the PHF and Michigan Tech partnership.

Read more information about the scholarship or RSVP for the information session.

By Research Development.


2018 LSAMP Summer Research Program, Syracuse University

Syracuse University
Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation
Summer 2018 Research Program: June 3 – August 10, 2018

This program is sponsored by the National Science Foundation Grant No. HRD-1712733

The Syracuse University Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) Research Program is a paid summer research opportunity that provides undergraduate scholars with the opportunity to work with distinguished faculty and staff as well as network with others in their field of interest. Student scholars have the opportunity to conduct and present research over a ten-week period under the direction of a faculty research mentor at Syracuse University. Through this program, scholars will gain theoretical knowledge and practical training in academic research and scientific experimentation. The SU LSAMP research program was developed to aid in the retention of traditionally underrepresented groups in the sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).

Summer Scholars have the opportunity to:
•Develop a meaningful research relationship with a faculty/research mentor
•Design a research poster and discuss research results at the summer symposium

What are the benefits?
•$3400 research stipend
•Round-trip travel stipend of up to $150
•Free double occupancy room on the SU campus
•State-of-the-art laboratories, libraries, computers, etc.
•Meals provided during group events

Who is eligible?
•Students must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident and African American, Latino, American Indian/Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian or Native Pacific Islander.
•Applicants must be in good academic standing with a GPA of 2.80 or better
•Have completed at least two semesters of college
•Participants may NOT take courses during the summer program

Research Areas
Students may apply for research opportunities in any of the following NSF-classified STEM disciplines: Agricultural Sciences, Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering, Environmental Science, Geosciences, Life/Biological Sciences, Mathematics, Physics/Astronomy

To Apply:
•Submit completed application
•Submit transcripts and résumé
•Submit two letters of recommendation
•Submit a personal statement

Application Deadline: February 16, 2018

MAIL COMPLETED APPLICATIONS TO Juliana Jeremiah
SU-LSAMP Research Program/ Sims Hall, Suite 404 / Syracuse, NY 13244 / 315-443-5274 / lsamp@syr.edu



Opportunities at the University of Pittsburgh Swanson School of Engineering

UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH
SWANSON SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING

PRE-PHD SCHOLARS PROGRAM: APPLICATION FOR PARTICIPATION JUNE 1 – JULY 31, 2018

SUBMIT COMPLETED APPLICATIONS TO SUSSAN YETUNDE OLAORE IN 129A BENEDUM HALL, PITTSBURGH, PA15261,

FAX 412 624-5012 BY 5PM WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY28, 2018, OR E-MAIL TO AGEPADMIN@PITT.EDU

Pre-PhD Scholar Flyer 2018

Pre-PhD Scholar Application 2018

 


UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH
SWANSON SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING
DISCOVER GRADUATE EDUCATION
February 15-17, 2018

SUBMIT COMPLETED APPLICATIONS TO SUSSAN OLAORE IN 129A BENEDUM HALL, PITTSBURGH, PA 15261,
FAX 412 624-5012 BY 3PM FRIDAY, JANUARY 29 OR E-MAIL TO AGEPADMIN@PITT.EDU
REQUEST FACULTY RECOMMENDATION BE SENT TO AGEPADMIN@pitt.edu

Discover Graduate School at Pitt 2018

Discover Graduate Education Application 2018


Amgen Scholars Summer Program on Trialect

Every year, the Amgen Scholars Program provides 240 selected undergraduate students with the opportunity to engage in a hands-on research experience at many of Europe, USA, and Asia’s premier educational institutions – posted on Trialect . Eligible students enrolled at colleges and universities throughout the world may apply. Stipend, Housing and round-trip travel costs are covered and the amount depends on the host University. Depending up on where you live, you can apply to the following programs:

Amgen Scholars Europe
Amgen Scholars USA
Amgen Scholars Worldwide

We appreciate if you can refer medical students and undergraduate students in life sciences to these programs.