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Scientific Diving Certification Class – FHL, Summer 2013

Friday Harbor Labs
Scientific Diving Certification Class
August 12 – 25, 2013

This non-credit short course includes all the components required to achieve current scientific diving status with the American Academy of Underwater Scientists, www.aaus.org, and the University of Washington, www.uw.edu.
Included will be First Aid/CPR and Oxygen for SCUBA emergencies certifications and a full SCUBA rescue course resulting in PADI certification. 

American Fisheries Society British Columbia Student Subunit logo design contest

Are you creative, artistic, and passionate about aquatic biology?
The recently formed British Columbia Student Subunit of the American Fisheries Society (AFS) needs a logo! We’re having a design contest, and challenging interested students across BC to come up with a logo for the subunit.
The winning logo will be chosen by the subunit’s executive committee, and the winning designer will receive one year paid membership to AFS. 

LAST CALL – Nominations for the AIFRB W.F. Thompson Best Student Paper Award

Dear SAFS faculty, students, grads, and post-docs: SAFS people frequently win this award (see below) because (let’s face it) – we are the BEST. Not mentioned below – but the cash prize ($1,000) can be used for something fun. Go for it.
LAST CALL – Nominations for the AIFRB W.F. Thompson Best Student Paper Award
W.F. Thompson Award for Best Student Paper Published in 2011
Nominations are open for the W.F. 

Tillman Military Scholars program applications available Monday, due 2/15

The Tillman Military Scholars program provides scholarships for undergraduate, graduate or post-graduate degree students in all fields who are active or veteran servicemembers, or spouses of active or veteran servicemembers, from all branches of the U.S. Armed Forces. UW is now a partner university with this scholarship program, providing enhanced opportunities for our applicants and selected scholars.
Tillman Military Scholars Program
Applications due Feb. 

Study Abroad in 2013/14-University Exchange application deadline is January 15, 2013

STUDY ABROAD IN 2013/14- University Exchange application deadline is January 15, 2013.
Thinking about studying abroad in 2013/14 for UW credit? Would you like to enroll for a semester or an academic year in a top-rated university in another country? If your answer to these questions is “yes” then please apply to one of more than 70 university student exchanges available through UW Study Abroad. 

$$$ – Mary Gates Scholarships – now accepting applications

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 projects. 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 begin the application process and attend an information session and application workshop. 

University of Tokyo Research Internship Program (Summer)

University of Tokyo Research Internship Program (UTRIP):
http://www.s.u-tokyo.ac.jp/en/utrip/ (general info)
http://www.s.u-tokyo.ac.jp/en/utrip/program/ (2013 program details)
This program was launched by the Graduate School of Science (GSS) of the University of Tokyo (one of the world’s leading research-education universities) as part of its campaign begun in June 2010 for promoting the internationalization of the GSS by inviting talented young students from abroad. UTRIP is an intensive summer research program targeted at undergraduates who have a keen interest in pursuing an M.S. 

UW Environmental Innovation Challenge-Prototype Funding Deadline Sunday, Dec 16

UW Environmental Innovation Challenge – Prototype Funding
Due Sunday, Dec 16:
We have $25,000 available for prototype funding which has been provided by the UW College of Engineering. You can use this funding for purchasing materials to build your prototype, renting equipment, purchasing safety equipment, and hiring short-term work beyond your team’s capacity. We prefer to see requests between $500 and $1,500 but will consider both smaller and larger amounts. 

Morris and Stewart Udall Scholarship

The Morris and Stewart Udall Foundation expects to award 50 scholarships of up to $5000 and 50 honorable mentions to sophomore and junior level college students committed to careers related to the environment, tribal public policy, or Native American health care. Please forward the following information about the Morris and Stewart Udall Scholarship on to all students who are interested in and/or making an impact in these issues. 

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