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MSGC Funding Opportunities

There’s still time to apply for Michigan Space Grant Consortium (MSGC) funding. The internal Michigan Tech deadline is noon on Wednesday, Nov. 6. MSGC offers funding opportunities in the following categories: Undergraduate fellowship, Graduate fellowship, Pre-college education, Public outreach, Teacher training and research seed grant.

Last year, 11 out of 12 graduate students who applied for MSGC grants received funding.

Only U.S. citizens are eligible to apply for fellowship grants. Visit our MSGC page for instructions detailing proposal submission procedures and requirements.. If you have further questions, contact Paige Hackney in the Pavlis Honors College in M&M 722 or at phackney@mtu.edu. Proposals must be submitted electronically after being approved by the Office of Sponsored Programs.


Homeland Security Graduate Research Opportunity – Accepting Applications

Now accepting applications for:

Homeland Security Explosives Detection Research Opportunity

Explosives Detection Research Opportunity with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Transportation Security Laboratory.

We have a unique research opportunity for graduating students and post graduates with magnetic resonance spectroscopy experience. Selected applicants will have the opportunity to be part of an exclusive group of scientists to determine the feasibility of using nuclear quadrupole resonance (NQR) for fielded detection and for supporting test and evaluation of commercially developed NQR-based explosives detection systems. Continue reading




Nominations open for 2020 MAGS Excellence in Teaching Awards

Nominations are now open for the Midwestern Association of Graduate Schools (MAGS) Excellence in Teaching Awards.  Michigan Tech may nominate one student at the MS and PhD level. Each graduate program may nominate one student at the MS and PhD level. Nominations are due to the Graduate School no later than 4pm, January 9, 2020.

Eligible students

  • will have been enrolled at Michigan Tech during the 2019-20 calendar year and have a teaching appointment
  • will have earned the Michigan Tech Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Award
  • will have an excellent teaching portfolio and student evaluations

See the application page for complete details on what is required for a nomination.