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Mary Gates Research Scholarship applications now being accepted!

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. 

Funding for student travel, conferences, meetings – CoEnv Student Meeting Fund

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. 

UW Undergraduate Scholarship & Fellowship Fair – Oct. 10, 2013

SAVE THE DATE
2013 UW Undergraduate Scholarship & Fellowship Fair
Thursday, Oct. 10, 10am-2pm, MGH Commons
http://expd.washington.edu/scholarshipfair

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. 

PhD seabird research project at UWA

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
http://www.scholarships.uwa.edu.au
Please direct all enquiries to
Dr Belinda Cannell
UWA Oceans Institute
08 64887659
belinda.cannell
or
Dr Amanda Ridley
School of Animal Biology, UWA
08 64883740
mandy.ridley

PhD advert.docx 

Paid Undergraduate Research Internships with NWFSC – Apply by Sept. 30

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. 

Fulbright U.S. Student Program – two more UW information sessions upcoming

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. 

Fully funded fall internships in Bermuda – NSF Research Experiences for Undergraduates – APPLICATION DEADLINE MAY 30TH!

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. 

Research funding: WRF Fellowships and Levinson Awards

Announcing two research funding opportunities. These two opportunities share a common application with a deadline of May 31. Please share widely.

Washington Research Foundation Fellowships
Washington Research Foundation Fellowships (WRFF) for advanced undergraduates support promising students who work on creative and sophisticated science and engineering research projects under the guidance of UW faculty. WRFFs target undergraduates who have already participated in undergraduate research for at least three quarters and who are working beyond an introductory level in a project that requires creativity and advanced knowledge. 

Getting Ready for Year 2: Kick-start Your Scholarship Search

Getting Ready for Year 2: Kick-start Your Scholarship Search
Specifically designed for freshmen or sophomores, this introductory workshop offered by the Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards, in collaboration with Housing & Food Services, provides students with information to begin the scholarship search and to develop a competitive edge for merit-based scholarships, many of which will have deadlines during fall quarter. 

REMINDER: Funding for student travel, conferences, meetings – CoEnv Student Meeting Fund

College of the Environment Student Meeting Fund
Spring Quarter Deadline: April 17, 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. 

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