NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program Information Sessions
The Graduate School Office of Fellowships and Awards will offer the following information sessions this week:
Webinar: Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013 from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Register at: https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/434776046
In person: Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Undergraduate Scholarship Fair Fair, Mary Gates Hall room 171E
In person: Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Loew Hall room 101
NSF’s GRFP is one of the premier opportunities to fund your graduate study.
I’m writing with updates about the GO! and Fritz study abroad scholarships for UW undergraduates. You can find more information at our website, goglobal.uw.edu and at facebook.com/UWGlobalOpportunities. Please share these updates with students and colleagues, and feel free to contact me with questions. I have also attached flyers to this message.
Application & deadlines
The fall deadline for GO! and Fritz Scholarship applications is Thursday, November 7 at 5pm.
Please forward to all undergraduate students:
The Mary Gates Endowment for Students will host numerous information sessions this week about how you can earn up to $4,000 this year if you conduct leadership or research activities. Not sure what "leadership" or "research" activities are? Wondering if your project qualifies? Come to an info session and find out!
Information Sessions (two sessions daily; select one session):*
The Mary Gates Endowment for Students is currently accepting scholarship applications. Mary Gates scholarships provide $4,000 ($2,000 per quarter for two quarters) for students to pursue leadership or research activities. These scholarships benefit students in the current academic year, and are open to all UW undergraduate students regardless of class year, major or residency status. Deadlines are coming up soon, so please encourage your students to begin the application process and attend an information session and application workshop.
College of the Environment Student Meeting Fund
Autumn 2013 Quarter Deadline: October 31, 2013
The College of the Environment (CoEnv) supports undergraduate, Masters, and PhD students in furthering their careers, and in particular in connecting students to networking opportunities afforded by the presentation of their original work in meeting venues. CoEnv supports two types of student attendance at meetings:
· Individual Travel to Meetings:
Maximums of $500 for North American travel and $750 for international travel; one per student per degree career; we anticipate making about 15 awards annually.
SAVE THE DATE
2013 UW Undergraduate Scholarship & Fellowship Fair
Thursday, Oct. 10, 10am-2pm, MGH Commons
The 2013 Undergraduate Scholarship & Fellowship Fair is an opportunity for UW undergraduates and alumni to learn about and explore the variety of scholarships, fellowships, and other funded programs to consider for undergrad, graduate, and postgraduate years. Program representatives from UW, local and national organizations, agencies, departments, etc.
Subject: PhD seabird research project at UWA
We are seeking an enthusiastic and suitably qualified person to fill a PhD position on the foraging ecology and reproductive dynamics of seabird species inhabiting the offshore islands of northwest Western Australia. This project will involve the use of tracking technology, and will begin next year. (See attachment for more details)
The candidate would need to apply for an Australian Postgraduate Award, an applications close on 31 October at 5pm
Please direct all enquiries to
Dr Belinda Cannell
UWA Oceans Institute
Dr Amanda Ridley
School of Animal Biology, UWA
The Undergraduate Research Program (URP) is offering 2 new Paid Internship Opportunities for undergraduates to research with NOAA scientists at the Northwest Fisheries Science Center (NWFSC) starting autumn quarter. Please pass along these internship opportunities to undergraduates in the sciences who might be interested in Fisheries and Marine Biology-related lab and field work research.
Interested applicants can find out more about these 2 different internship opportunities and the requirements to apply for each on our website here and here.
Are you currently a junior, senior, graduate or professional student or a recent bachelor’s, master’s or JD graduate looking for a fully-funded abroad experience during the 2014-15 academic year? Consider the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. This program is designed to give students, artists, and other professionals opportunities to pursue research, graduate study or English teaching experience in over 155 nations worldwide.
This email serves to announce that the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (BIOS) has received funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for the Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Program to support eight internships for undergraduate student research at BIOS during fall 2013.
This program provides recipients with the opportunity to conduct intensive, hands-on research projects in several active and ongoing research areas, including:
Biology, chemistry, and physics of the open ocean
Biology, physiology, and biochemistry of coral reef ecosystems
Molecular biology of marine organisms
Environmental chemistry of Bermuda’s atmosphere and inshore waters
Effects and consequences of global environmental change
Further information on the REU program at BIOS can be found here: www.bios.edu/education/reu/ This includes a list of past projects and student testimonials and links to the application form, an overview of the REU Program at BIOS, student publications and potential BIOS mentors.