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Thursday
02/14/19

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP) Workshops for First Year PhD Students and Rising Seniors

Posted by CURCA on February 14, 2019 in Scholarships

The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program awards three-year scholarships for graduate study in mathematical, physical, biological, engineering, and behavioral and social sciences, including the history of science. This fellowship carries a stipend of $32,000 per year plus a cost of education allowance to cover tuition and fees for three years. This is a significant graduate fellowship that affords students the freedom to focus on their research and lessen the time to degree completion.

To qualify, applicants must be U.S. citizens, have U.S. national status or be permanent residents, and intend to pursue a research-based master’s or PhD program in an NSF-supported field. Applications become available in August and the deadlines vary by discipline but are generally in late October and early November.

You will learn about review criteria for the NSF GRFP and other awards, what the review panels are looking for and how to write a strong research proposal. Students are required to commit to all four sessions.

Dates: March 6 and 27, April 10 and 24
Time: 10-11 a.m. or 1-2 p.m.
Place: 403 Capen Hall

RSVP to attend the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program Workshops

If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact the Office of Fellowships and Scholarships at fellowships@buffalo.edu.

Thursday
02/14/19

Fulbright Application Development Workshops for Rising Seniors and Graduate Students

Posted by CURCA on February 14, 2019 in Scholarships

Would you like to spend a year researching, teaching English or earning a master’s degree abroad? The Fulbright U.S. Student Program provides funded opportunities to do so and there are more than 150 countries from which to choose.

To qualify, an applicant must be a U.S. citizen and hold a bachelor’s degree by the time the Fulbright Scholarship starts. An applicant holding a doctoral degree at the time of application is ineligible. Applications will be due in the fall.  

In this program you will learn more about the Fulbright, country selection, affiliates and how to develop a strong proposal. Students are required to commit to all four sessions.

Dates: March 13, April 3, 17 and 24
Time: 10-11 a.m. or 1-2 p.m.
Place: 403 Capen Hall

RSVP to attend the Fulbright Application Development Workshops

Thursday
02/14/19

Syracuse University NSF-Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program in Trauma Research

Posted by CURCA on February 14, 2019 in Research Opportunities Outside of UB

This program brings together Veterans and non-veterans to pursue trauma research in a 6-weeks Summer program with mentored research development.  The program, a collaborative venture between Syracuse University, SUNY Oswego, and SUNY Upstate Medical University, is designed to improve access to research experiences for groups typically underrepresented in research, namely Veterans.  The faculty in this program bring a wealth of research, academic, and practical expertise in their respective fields.

PROGRAM INCLUDES

  • Hands-on research in state-of-the-art facilities 
  • Guest speakers, training seminars, field trips, outreach opportunities
  • Enrichment sessions, including how to apply for graduate school, mastering the GRE, and how to apply for fellowships
  • Opportunity for travel awards to present summer work at a national conference

ELIGIBILITY

  • Undergraduate students: Veteran status (U.S. Armed Forces).  Non-veteran students will be accepted as well.
  • GPA 3.0 or higher
  • U.S. Citizen or permanent resident
  • Minorities and women strongly encouraged to apply

AWARD

  • $3,370 stipend
  • Travel assistance (need-based)
  • Room and board

Application deadline is March 1st, 2019. Admission will be based on a combination of research interests, academic qualifications, and faculty recommendations.

Program Dates: May 20th – June 27th, 2019.

For more information and online application visit: http://traumaresearch.syr.edu/

Thursday
02/14/19

Alaskan Summer Internship Program- U.S. Dept. of Energy

Posted by CURCA on February 14, 2019 in Research Opportunities Outside of UB

Eligibility: U.S. Citizens only. Junior-Senior undergraduates and Master graduate students pursuing a degree or recent graduates who have a degree in a science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) discipline or in a discipline that supports the Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) mission. Must have demonstrated strong ties to Alaska.

Locations: Idaho National Laboratory, Ames Laboratory and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Duration: Appointments beginning Summer 2019 and are 10 weeks in length.

Deadline: April 1, 2019, 5:00 PM EST

Benefits: Stipends start at $600 per week depending on academic status. May be eligible to receive $150 per week housing allowance. Up to $1,000 to support travel to and from the appointment site for participants who live more than fifty miles, one-way from the assigned site.

Learn more and apply now! https://www.zintellect.com/

Questions? DOE-RPP@orise.orau.gov