Category Archives: Scholarships

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.

College Scholarships for LGTBQ Students

Diverse Resources that Support LGBTQ Students on Campus

LGBTQ resource centers are popping up on college campuses all over the United States. Even in areas that may lack legal protections for LGBTQ students, academic institutions are providing welcome space and offering LGBTQ-specific scholarships to encourage applicants from all backgrounds and identities and create a rich tapestry of college life. There are also regional scholarships for LGBTQ students and various organization, foundation and community funds that students in the spectrum can apply to for aid. In this overview of LGBTQ scholarship opportunities, discover community connections that can support you through your academic career and beyond!

Opportunities for Students – Eastern Michigan University,USA

Eastern Michigan University, USA

Master of Science in

Polymers and Coatings Technology

The graduate (MS) program in Polymers and Coatings Technology of EMU is among very
few such programs offered in the U.S. and well recognized by the industries. The curriculum
(30-32 credit hours) is designed to provide graduates with the background necessary for
career in polymers, paints, coatings, plastics, composites, rubber, adhesives, inks and related
fields. Graduates pursue careers in research and development, technical, manufacturing, sales
and marketing, consultancy or can become entrepreneurs with small business in the above
mentioned fields.
Program highlights:
 100% placement of graduates: Consistent record, campus recruiting.
 Potential employment / internship opportunities – world class companies – (DuPont, DOW,
BASF, PPG, Ford, GM, Akzo Nobel, Henkel,.). American company experience.
 Scholarships, Graduate Assistantship, and other forms of financial assistance available.
 Full-time faculty with vast industrial and research experience
 Option for research (thesis) or independent study
 Coating Research Institute – state-of-art facility, students involvement in cutting-edge
research & development
Admission Requirements:
 Meet degree admission requirements of EMU graduate school
 Bachelor’s degree in chemistry or related field (with 1 year of physical chemistry,
organic chemistry, and instrumentation) or equivalent.
 Please contact program coordinator, if you have relevant work experience but degree
in other areas.
Click here for more information:
For more information please contact Program Coordinator:

Prof. Vijay Mannari

E-mail: Phone: 734-487-1235

Sept 22, 2017
Awards and Accolades for EMU Polymer & Coatings Tech. Students
Graduate students of Polymers and Coatings (PC) program of College of Technology have made
significant achievements and demonstrated their outstanding competitive edge at national and
international events and programs, making EMU proud, while inspiring new graduate students.
Ozlem Akdogan, participated in three conferences to share her research outcomes and recognized for her
excellence in research. Besides awarded for the “best abstract award” at EMU’s
graduate research conference 2017, she was selected for “Outstanding graduate
research award in polymer science and engineering” by American Chemical Society
during its national meeting at San Francisco, in April 2017. Her research poster was
also among top 10 out of 600 posters at the International Polymer Science and Tech.
conference –MACRO 2017, in India.
Himanshu Manchanda and Forough Zareanshahraki
received outstanding technical poster award and $350
prize at the 2017 annual FOCUS conference of Detroit
Society for Coatings Technology, held in Troy, MI
during May 2017. Their technical posters were highly
appreciated by the committee.
Each year, Powder Coatings Institute (PCI) of Ohio, an
membership-based professional non-profit organization,
invites applications for coveted scholarship for deserving
students from across the United States. This year two EMU
students – Raviteja Kommineni and Shiyin Yu are selected
for this $5000 scholarship that will help support their
education at EMU.
EMU Polymers &
Coatings students were very fortunate for their selection for
summer internship program at Sherwin Williams, Cleveland, OH –
the largest paint company in North America. One of the EMU
summer intern, Harshit Gupta was selected from among 20 interns
from across the country for a $1000 scholarship, while Diana
Rodriguez was recognized with 3rd prize for poster award.
We are very thrilled and proud of this continued excellence by our students in various events and for
building a strong national and international reputation of Polymers and Coatings program and of EMU.
PC faculty is committed to provide outstanding mentorship and graduate experience to our students.
EMU’s Polymers and Coatings program is among a very few such niche programs in the country with high
visibility and reputation for excellence in education and research.

AISES Scholarship and Internship Applications Now Open!

AISES Scholarship and Internship Applications Now Open

AISES is now accepting applications for scholarship and internship opportunities for the 2018-19 Academic Year.

Beginning in the 2018-19 Academic Year, AISES will utilize the Online Scholarship Application Information System (OASIS) provided by Indigenous Education, Inc. In OASIS, students will complete a General Application Profile that can be completed, revised and submitted year-round and will match you with the scholarship opportunities you are eligible for. Students must apply separately to each scholarship opportunity.

In addition, AISES student members will have easy access to scholarships opportunities provided by Indigenous Education, Inc. and other organizations using the OASIS platform.

All of the scholarships have different eligibility criteria. Just because you do not qualify for other scholarships offered on this website, do not assume you will not qualify for AISES or other scholarships. Be sure to read the specific requirements carefully.

Scholarship Opportunities – Deadline: January 12, 2018
AISES Travel Scholarships for the 2018 Leadership Summit
Travel assistance for full-time undergraduate or graduate students pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields to attend the 2018 AISES Leadership Summit in Alpine, CA. Awards will vary in amount. and are meant to help Scholarships will cover a roundtrip, economy airfare, lodging, and conference registration.
Internship Opportunities – Deadline: February 16, 2018
BMM Test Labs Internship
One position is now available with AISES partner, BMM Test Labs. The internship will be located in Las Vegas, NV. The ideal student will have a background in computer science, computer engineering or electrical engineering. Additionally, ideal candidate should be completing bachelor or graduate degree and be eligible for employment.
Scholarship Opportunities – Deadline: March 31, 2018
AISES A. T. Anderson Memorial Scholarship
$1,000 for undergraduates or $2,000 for graduate students. Open to students pursuing degrees in Mathematics, Medical Sciences, Physical Science, Technology, Science, Engineering, or Natural Resources.
AISES Chevron Corporation Scholarship
$5,000 for the academic year for undergraduate or graduate students. Must be pursuing a degree that is beneficial to Chevron business and have an interest in the energy industry. This may include STEM degrees as well as business related studies.
AISES Intel Growing the Legacy Scholarship Program
$5,000 for undergraduate students and $10,000 for graduate students. Open to students pursuing degrees in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, and Electrical Engineering. Chemical Engineering and Material Science will also be considered. This Program also includes a paid internship opportunity for summer of 2019.
AISES Oracle Academy Scholarship
$2,500 for undergraduates or $10,000 for graduate students. Open to students pursuing degrees in Computer Science or Computer Engineering.
AISES Burlington North Santa Fe (BNSF) Foundation Scholarship
$2,500 per academic year for high school seniors who reside in one of the 13 states serviced by the BNSF. Open to students pursuing degrees Business, Finance, Mathematics, Natural/Physical Sciences, Technology, Engineering, Education, Medicine or Health Administration.
If you have questions or need assistance, please contact: Brianna Hall or 720-552-6123, Ext. 119.

U.S. Amgen Scholars Program: Applications Now Online

December 5, 2017

Now approaching its twelfth summer, the Amgen Scholars Program continues to offer undergraduates the opportunity to collaborate with faculty at top institutions on cutting-edge scientific research at ten renowned U.S. host institutions.
Applications for the 2018 U.S. Amgen Scholars Program are now online. Note that applicants do not need to currently attend one of the host institutions to participate. In fact, Amgen Scholars have represented over 680 colleges and universities to date.
We hope you will pass this information on to your undergraduates before the application close date of February 1, 2018 (February 15 for the California Institute of Technology). Eligibility requirements, as well as site-specific programming information, is available via Additionally, I invite you to circulate the attached items:
U.S. Program flyer and e-Card
Learn more about our program alumni in science and medicine by reading Ten to Watch.
Thank you for sharing our information with your undergraduate community. Any person requiring more information is welcome to contact me directly.

Kind regards,

Michael Bergren
Director, Amgen Scholars Global Program Office
Massachussetts Institute of Technology
(617) 253-2620

Apply for a SWE Scholarship!

Upperclass Deadline to Apply: February 15, 2018

In 2017, the Society of Women Engineers awarded more than 230 new and renewed scholarships valued at more than $715,000. SWE Scholarships support women pursuing bachelor or graduate degrees in engineering, engineering technology and computer science both in the United States, and internationally.

Students complete one application and are considered for all scholarships for which they are eligible. The application process is entirely online including submission of recommendation letters and transcripts.

If you will be a sophomore through Ph.D. candidate in the 2018-2019 academic year, apply online for a SWE Scholarship December 1, 2017 through February 15, 2018. If you will be a freshman in the upcoming fall semester, you may apply March 1 through May 1, 2018. Learn more on our SWE Scholarships page.

Check out stories about our SWE scholars, donors and members who make our scholarship program possible on SWE’s blog, All Together.

Potential student funding opportunities

Good afternoon.

Please see the list below and application deadline for some of them is nearby.

  1. US DOE Computational Science Graduate Fellowship
  2. US DOE Scholars Program
  3. Los Alamos National Lab’s Computer System, Cluster and Networking Summer Institute
  4. NVIDIA Graduate Fellowship Program
  5. Blue Waters Graduate Fellowship
  6. Blue Waters Student Internship Program

I’ll be meeting the folks in charge of (or at least, very closely associated with) most of these programs and opportunities during the annual Supercomputing conference. I can get additional information, if necessary.

Best regards,

Pavlis Honors College Application Deadline is Sunday

Pavlis Honors College is accepting applications for Spring 2018 through this Sunday (Oct. 22). Students are eligible to apply to join the Learning Community if they have two or more years remaining on campus.

The Pavlis Learning Community offers six distinct pathways on which students may build their honors program:

Each provides a framework of support, exceptional resources and a community of scholars for students interested in challenging themselves, doing more and making a difference. If you know of a student who may be interested in joining the Pavlis Honors College, encourage them to apply.

If you would like to request more information regarding our pathways, email us at

Applications will be accepted through Sunday (Oct. 22). However, students who apply early will be given preference. Space is limited. Find out why success means more than GPA at

By Pavlis Honors College.

Michigan Tech Outstanding Scholarship Award

Each academic school or department or non-departmental program may recommend at least one and up to 1.0% of its graduate students to receive this award each academic-year semester. Students who plan to finish in a summer session will be nominated with students who are predicted to finish in the preceding spring semester.

Each academic school and department may nominate recipients based on their own selection criteria and process. Selection criteria could include, but are not limited to:

* Involvement or leadership within their school or department
* Originality in research
* Conference papers, proceedings, presentations or poster sessions
* Publications
* Thesis or dissertation quality
* Grant money
* Teamwork
* Professionalism
* Student ratings of instruction
* Work Ethic

Students must be graduating in fall for the fall nominations and in spring or the following summer for spring nominations.

These awards will be presented at the Graduate Student Government award ceremony that is held in the spring. Certificates of Recognition will be mailed to students who have already left campus. Students receiving the awards will be identified by name in the appropriate commencement programs.