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CoEnv Funding for student travel, conferences, meetings

College of the Environment Student Meeting Fund
Autumn 2014 Quarter Deadline: October 31, 2014
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. 

Woodrow Wilson-Rockefeller Brothers Fund Fellowship Nominations

Good morning,
We just got great news about the continuation of the Woodrow Wilson-Rockefeller Brothers Fund (RBF) Fellowships for Aspiring Teachers of Color for the 2015 cycle. This will probably be the last opportunity for students to apply. The Woodrow Wilson-Rockefeller Brothers Fund Fellowships for Aspiring Teachers of Color seeks to help recruit, support, and retain individuals of color as public school teachers in the United States. 

ANNOUNCEMENT – Nominations now open for 2013 W.F. Thompson Award

W.F. Thompson Award for Best Student Paper
Published in 2013
Nominations are open for the W.F. Thompson Award, which will be given by the American Institute of Fishery Research
Biologists (AIFRB) to recognize the best student paper in fisheries science published during 2013. The award will
consist of a check for $1000, a certificate, and a one-year membership in AIFRB at an appropriate level. 

AFS Graduate Students: Important Information about Autumn registration, tuition, and fees – tuition payment deadline October 10

Hi AFS Graduate Students,
The deadline to pay Autumn quarter student account balances (without incurring a late fee) is Friday, October 10 – please make a note of this deadline on your calendar.
If you are being paid in Autumn quarter as an RA, TA, SAFS Fellow, or other fellowship paid through the UW (ie. NSF), you must be registered for a minimum of 10 credits in order to be eligible for the appointment. 

Invite to August Conference at Seattle University

My name is Toby Meyer, and I am from the Center for Environmental Justice and Sustainability at Seattle University. Please see below for an invitation to our conference “Just Sustainability: Hope for the Commons”.

Dear Colleagues,
I’m writing to invite you to attend our inaugural conference at Seattle University on August
7th, 8th, and 9th titled “Just Sustainability: Hope for the Commons.” (If you have already
received information about our conference, please accept my apologies for the duplication
here.) Please feel free to share this invitation with others. 

MS Science for Teachers (MSST) now accepting applications

The College of the Environment is pleased to announce a new degree program, the Master of Science in Science for Teachers (MSST). MSST is an on-campus graduate level science degree program designed for practicing science teachers that offers an opportunity to both “do science” and to strengthen their content expertise.
MSST students will strengthen their science teaching by :
• Gaining direct experience with science practice by completing a scientific research project
under the supervision of a UW professor and their research group
• Gaining content expertise through a customized upper division and graduate science
courses taught by renowned UW researchers
Please share this information with anyone in your networks who might be interested in applying. 

Application Deadline Feb. 24 for Undergraduate Research Symposium!

The application deadline for the 17th Annual UW Undergraduate Research Symposium is Monday, February 24th!
The Sym­po­sium will be held on May 16, 2014 in Mary Gates Hall. Last year, more than 1,000 under­grad­u­ates par­tic­i­pated.
To learn more and complete an appli­ca­tion, visit the Under­grad­u­ate Research Sym­po­sium sec­tion of the URP web­site. All UW under­grad­u­ates involved in research are encour­aged to apply. 

Bonderman Fellowships: $20K to travel going once, going twice…

I’m writing to request your help in reminding students about the upcoming Bonderman Fellowship application deadline. We would greatly appreciate your help in notifying both graduate and undergraduate students that that applications for the 2014 Bonderman Travel Fellowship are due in less than a week, on Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 12 noon (PST)!

Please also note that the eligibility requirements for undergraduate students have been revised for 2014 and all eligibility criteria are listed below:

The Bonderman Travel Fellowships offer University of Washington graduate/professional and undergraduate students an opportunity to engage in independent exploration and travel abroad. 

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