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. 

Pipeline’s Literacy Arts Alternative Spring Break 2013

Staying in the area for your spring break? Looking to venture out of Seattle but stay in Washington?
Then the Pipeline Project may have a great experience for you! We are currently looking for UW undergraduates to volunteer in a literacy arts project in rural communities throughout Washington for Alternative Spring Break 2013. 

Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards winter scholarship search and application workshops for undergrads

The Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards will be offering upcoming sessions on searching for scholarships, writing personal statements, writing CVs/resumes, and getting great recommendations:
Freshman Scholarship 101: Getting Started in the Search for Scholarships
Specifically designed for freshmen and sophomores, this introductory workshop provides students with information to begin the scholarship search and to develop a competitive edge for merit-based scholarships. 

Environmental Humanities in Martinique

Martinique, a former French sugar colony and present-day French overseas department, is the ideal site to study the
interaction between “nature” and “culture” through the study of the island’s literature, cinema, social and environmental
movements, museums, tourism industry, nature preserves, and public sculpture. We will study the narratives that Martinican
authors, filmmakers and other cultural actors produce about the relation between human activity and the natural environment,
with the aim of understanding the island’s “natural wonders” as markers of Martinique’s cultural history. 

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. 

Gen Studies 391 D: Research Exposed! – space available

Please let your students know that there is still space available in our one-credit hour course, Research Exposed! Research Exposed! (GEN ST 391 D) offers students an opportunity to learn about current, exciting research in a wide variety of disciplines, including the process of discovery, how faculty come up with an idea for research, how inquiry is structured in the different disciplines, and how students can become involved in the knowledge-making process. 

$$$ – 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. 

Info Session: UW’s Marine Station Friday Harbor Labs 1/17 @ 4-5:30

NOTE: If you are looking for information on the April 8, 2013 FHL Info Session, please see this blog post for more information.
UW’s Friday Harbor Labs Information Session
Thursday 1/17
Fishery Sciences Building 203
Directions: http://washington.edu/maps/?F
Learn how you can get involved with Friday Harbor Labs (FHL), UW’s world renowned marine station on San Juan Island. FHL faculty and former students will share their experiences, talk about their research, and answer questions. 

Mindfulness Meditation groups

The Mental Health Clinic at Hall Health is offering mindfulness meditation groups for those looking to establish or maintain a meditation practice. Groups are open to anyone and may be covered by one’s health insurance plan.
Groups open for enrollment:
Mindfulness Meditation for Beginners is an 8-session series with two sections: Wednesdays from 10:30 – 12:00 starting January 16th and Thursdays from 4-5:30, starting on January 17th. 

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. 

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