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2014 EPA Great Research Opportunities (GRO) Fellowships for Undergraduate Environmental Study

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announces the posting of the Request for Applications for the GRO Undergraduate Fellowships program. It is offering undergraduate fellowships for bachelor level students in environmentally-related fields of study, with the goal of providing support for their junior and senior years of study, and an internship at an EPA facility during the summer of their junior year.  College sophomores should apply now in order to be eligible to receive financial support for their junior and senior years.  Subject to the availability of funding and other applicable considerations, EPA plans to award approximately 34 new fellowships in the summer of 2014.  The fellowship provides up to $20,700 per academic year of support and $8,600 of support for a three-month summer internship.

The GRO Fellowships program is in line with the EPA Sustainable and Healthy Communities (SHC) Research Program. EPA’s SHC Research Program provides useful science and tools for decision makers at all levels to help communities advance sustainability as well as achieve regulatory compliance. SHC is collaborating with partners to conduct research that will result in science-based knowledge to guide decisions that will better sustain a healthy society and environment in America’s communities.  The research is intended for decision-makers at the federal, regional, state, and community levels.

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Fulbright U.S. Student Program – UW Information Sessions

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 2015-16 academic year? Consider the Fulbright U.S. Student Program (http://us.fulbrightonline.org/home.html). 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.

The application cycle for the 2015-2016 Fulbright U.S. Student competition will open on May 1, 2014. The campus deadline for applications is September 10, 2014.

WHAT IS A U.S. STUDENT FULBRIGHT GRANT?
  • It allows for individually designed study/research or an English Teaching Assistantship. You can propose a project and/or study plan that will take place during one academic year in a country outside the U.S.
  • It provides support for study/research/teaching in a single country. (Limited opportunities exist for traveling to more than one country.) You can meet, work, live with and learn from the people of the host country, sharing daily experiences.
  • It facilitates cultural exchange. Through direct interaction on an individual basis in the classroom, field, home, and in daily tasks, you can gain an appreciation of others’ viewpoints and beliefs, the way they do things, and the way they think.
  • It promotes mutual understanding. Through engagement in the community, you can interact with your hosts on a one-to-one basis in an atmosphere of openness, academic integrity, and intellectual freedom.

INFORMATION SESSIONS

Attend an upcoming information session to learn more about the Fulbright U.S. Student program and how to apply. Please RSVP for one of these sessions, and register your interest in applying for Fulbright at http://catalysttools.washington.edu/survey/scholarq/36305:

ELIGIBILITY

To be eligible, you must be:

1) A U.S. citizen,

· International students interested in the Fulbright Program must apply through the binational Fulbright Commissions/Foundations or U.S. Embassies. Additional information is available at: http://foreign.fulbrightonline.org/.

2) A graduating senior or hold a B.S./B.A. degree, master’s or doctoral degree candidate, or a young professional or artist,

3) Thinking of studying, teaching or conducting research abroad, and

4) In good health. (Health conditions in some locations may be of concern and may require preventive measures to protect grantees and their families. In addition, medical facilities may be inadequate or unavailable for existing medical problems; this is the reason behind the requirement for a medical exam and medical clearance for a specific assignment.)

Complete eligibility details are at http://us.fulbrightonline.org/about/eligibility.

PROGRAM DETAILS

  • Awards grants in all fields of study.
  • Awards approximately 1,500 grants for travel to over 155 countries worldwide.
  • Offers one academic year of study, research, or teaching assistantship experience. Projects may include university course work, independent library or field research, or professional training in the arts.
  • Preference is given to candidates who have not had extensive recent experience abroad (excluding undergraduate study abroad) in the country of application.

Fulbright Program Advisors AT UW:

· For graduate and professional students or alumni at Seattle or Tacoma:

Marilyn Gray, megray, G-1 Communications

· For undergraduate students or alumni at Seattle or Tacoma:

Robin Chang, robinc, 171 Mary Gates Hall

  • UW Bothell students of all levels or alumni:

Natalia Dyba, NDyba, UW1-186

Please contact the appropriate advisor above if you have questions or concerns.

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RSI for KAHO, PUHE, and PUHO NRCAs posted to grants.gov

The funding opportunity has been amended. The estimated funding has been increased to $120,000. The application window has been extended 2 days, to 4/16/14 at 2359 PDT, and our deadline to select a recipient has also been pushed to 4/28/14. We will still notify applicants by 4/29/14.

The amended RSI is attached.

The RSI and SOW for the KAHO, PUHE, and PUHO NRCAs have been posted to grants.gov, and the finalized documents are attached.

The full announcement may be accessed at grants.gov, under funding opportunity number P14AS00044, or by following this link:

http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=252674

AMENDED_P14AS00044_KAHO_PUHO_PUHE_NRCA_RSI.pdf

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Deadline Extended: 04.11.14 African Studies Program Ottenberg-Winans Fellowship 2014

Ottenberg-Winans fellowship applications for 2014 are now open!

Deadline Extended: 04.11.2014 (5 pm)

To apply: http://jsis.washington.edu/africa/fundingopportunities/

Ottenberg-Winans Fund

The Ottenberg-Winans Fellowship fund was established to honor the contributions of Professors Simon Ottenberg and Edgar V. Winans to the African Studies Program at the University of Washington as well as to recognize their contributions of the field of African Studies. During their distinguished careers, Professors Ottenberg and Winans taught and mentored numerous students and made important contributions to scholarship on Africa. The fellowship honors these contributions by supporting University of Washington undergraduate and graduate student research in Africa and by supporting students from universities in Africa who attend University of Washington as part of various exchange programs.

Eligible students may be enrolled in any undergraduate, graduate or professional school at the University of Washington. For UW students traveling to Africa, the fellowship can be used to support travel and related expenses, living expenses, and research materials. For students from African universities visiting or studying at UW, fellowship funds can be used to support these types of expenses as well as course materials or other expenses related to attending the University of Washington.Each year we grant multiple fellowships for amounts up to $750.

The fund is administered by the African Studies Program and housed in the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies.

Questions about the fellowship or the application process should be directed to: africa1@u.washington.edu

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Grist looking for editorial fellows — help spread the word!

For the fellowship cycle that begins August 2014, applications are due Friday, April 25. Here is a link to the full program description and application requirements:

grist.org/fellowships

About the Grist Fellowship Program

The Grist Fellowship Program is an opportunity for early-career journalists to hone their skills at a national news outlet and deepen their knowledge of environmental issues. The fellowship offers exposure to the leading sustainability thinkers and theories of our time, real-world experience at a fast-paced news site, and the occasional scrumptious snacks.

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NPSA NRCA posted to grants.gov (P14AS00043)

Please find information regarding a funding opportunity, Natural Resource Condition Assessment for National Park of American Samoa, in the email below and in the attached documents. You can also access this information via our Funding webpage:

http://www.cfr.washington.edu/research.cesu/funding.htm

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The RSI and SOW for the NPSA NRCA have been posted to grants.gov, and the finalized documents that were posted are attached.

The full announcement may be accessed at grants.gov, under funding opportunity number P14AS00043, or by following this link: http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=252534

We have decided to extend the application window slightly, with a revised closing date of April 11, 2014 at 23:59, to give applicants more time to assemble a team, and in recognition that universities may be on spring break during for a portion of the application period. We don’t anticipate changing any of the following dates.

P14AS00043_NPSA NRCA SOW.docx

P14AS00043_RSI.docx

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African Studies Program Ottenberg-Winans Fellowship 2014

Ottenberg-Winans fellowship applications for 2014 are now open!

Deadline: 04.04.2014 (5 pm)

To apply: http://jsis.washington.edu/africa/fundingopportunities/

Ottenberg-Winans Fund

The Ottenberg-Winans Fellowship fund was established to honor the contributions of Professors Simon Ottenberg and Edgar V. Winans to the African Studies Program at the University of Washington as well as to recognize their contributions of the field of African Studies. During their distinguished careers, Professors Ottenberg and Winans taught and mentored numerous students and made important contributions to scholarship on Africa. The fellowship honors these contributions by supporting University of Washington undergraduate and graduate student research in Africa and by supporting students from universities in Africa who attend University of Washington as part of various exchange programs.

Eligible students may be enrolled in any undergraduate, graduate or professional school at the University of Washington. For UW students traveling to Africa, the fellowship can be used to support travel and related expenses, living expenses, and research materials. For students from African universities visiting or studying at UW, fellowship funds can be used to support these types of expenses as well as course materials or other expenses related to attending the University of Washington.Each year we grant multiple fellowships for amounts up to $750.

The fund is administered by the African Studies Program and housed in the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies.

Questions about the fellowship or the application process should be directed to: africa1@u.washington.edu.

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Crater Lake National Park Science and Learning Center: 2014 Student Fellowship RFP

Crater Lake National Park Science and Learning Center is excited to announce our first Student Fellowship Award program. It is open to Senior undergraduates, Masters, and Doctoral level students. General project areas include terrestrial and aquatic resources, social science, and technological applications to natural resource management. The RFP flyer is attached.

Crater Lake SLC Fellowships_2014.pdf

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Environment America Fellow

Become an Environment America Fellow: Fight for a green future. Learn what it takes to win.

My name is Monique Sullivan. I’m the Recruitment Director at Environment America. We’re about clean energy, clean air, clean water, and protecting open spaces – right now our top priority is doing our part to stop global warming. And, we’re hiring!

To learn more and apply, visit jobs.environmentamerica.org. Our next application deadline is March 1st.

Environment America is a federation of 29 state-based groups with nearly 100 professional staff and more than 1 million members, activists and allies across the country. Each year, we hire graduating seniors with the passion, the commitment and the talent it takes to stand up to polluting industries, fight for a green future and do what it takes to win. Our Fellowship Program is a two-year crash course in the nuts and bolts of environmental activism, organizing, advocacy and the type of institution-building that can sustain long-term battles. As a fellow, you’re not just learning how to make an impact; you’re making one. If you want to hear more straight from our current fellows, we put together a short video for you. You’ll find it on our website here.

After two years as a fellow, you’ll have learned the ropes, gained invaluable hands-on experience and you’ll have made a real difference for the environment. Hear from two former fellows about the work they’re doing now to fight fracking here.

To learn more and apply, visit jobs.environmentamerica.org. Our next application deadline is March 1st.

And if you’re not graduating this year, you should apply to be an Environment America intern – you’ll learn how to make an impact on critical environmental issues, and there’s no better way to get the experience to launch your career with us.

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

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. All applicants must be enrolled and in good standing during the quarter the application is due and must hold US citizenship or permanent resident status.

GRADUATE/PROFESSIONAL STUDENTS: All students in graduate or professional degree programs are eligible to apply.

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS: All undergraduate students (from the Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell campuses) with senior credit standing and a degree application on file, AND who also meet ONE of the following criteria are eligible to apply:
· at least a 3.8 cumulative UW GPA by the start of Winter 2014; OR
· participation and good standing in the University Honors Program (Interdisciplinary, Departmental or College Honors) or in UW Tacoma’s Global Honors Program, by the start of Winter 2014. Undergraduates
in one of these Honors programs DO NOT need to have 3.8 UW GPA or higher to apply, but simply must be in good standing in their respective programs, whatever that might mean.

David Bonderman – the donor – wishes to give students an opportunity to experience learning and growth in new and unexpected ways. Bonderman Fellows will undertake international travel on their own for
eight months, to six or more countries in two or more major regions of the world. Through solo travel the Fellows will focus on exploration and discovery, learning about the world and themselves in it.

Up to seven graduate and seven undergraduate Bonderman Fellowships will be awarded in Spring 2014. Each Fellowship carries a $20,000 award to be used only for extended solo international travel. Fellows
may not conduct research, pursue an academic project, or participate in a formal program or organization.

The application deadline is Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 12 noon (PST).

Information about the fellowship and the application can be found at: http://depts.washington.edu/bondermn

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African Studies Program Ottenberg-Winans Fellowship 2014

Ottenberg-Winans Fellowship applications for 2014 are now open!

Deadline: 04-04-2014 (5 pm)

To apply: http://jsis.washington.edu/africa/fundingopportunities/

The Ottenberg-Winans Fund

The Ottenberg-Winans Fellowship fund was established to honor the contributions of Professors Simon Ottenberg and Edgar V. Winans to the African Studies Program at the University of Washington as well as to recognize their contributions of the field of African Studies. During their distinguished careers, Professors Ottenberg and Winans taught and mentored numerous students and made important contributions to scholarship on Africa. The fellowship honors these contributions by supporting University of Washington undergraduate and graduate student research in Africa and by supporting students from universities in Africa who attend University of Washington as part of various exchange programs.

Eligible students may be enrolled in any undergraduate, graduate or professional school at the University of Washington. For UW students traveling to Africa, the fellowship can be used to support travel and related expenses, living expenses, and research materials. For students from African universities visiting or studying at UW, fellowship funds can be used to support these types of expenses as well as course materials or other expenses related to attending the University of Washington.Each year we grant multiple fellowships for amounts up to $750.

The fund is administered by the African Studies Program and housed in the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies.

Questions about the fellowship or the application process should be directed to: africa1@u.washington.edu.

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PINEMAP Undergraduate Fellowship 2014

The PINEMAP Undergraduate Fellowship Program is now accepting applications from undergraduate students for its 2014 cohort. Information and details about this unique research experience can be found through the attached flyer and on our website at: http://www.pinemap.org/education/undergraduate. We are seeking applications from undergraduates, particularly from under-represented groups.
PINEMAP Undergraduate Fellowship posting.pdf

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Fellowship Application Deadline Extended

The Humane Studies Fellowship, administered by the Institute for Humane Studies, is offering awards up to $15,000 annually for graduate students whose research interests are related to the ideas of a free society. Current and prospective full-time graduate students (including law students) from accredited universities here and around the world are encouraged to apply.

In addition to its monetary component, the Fellowship provides individual advising and a responsive, enthusiastic support network to help students pursue their research work and their advanced degrees.

Since the Fellowship’s inception more than a decade ago, the Institute for Humane Studies has awarded more than $6.5 million to 1800 students. These awards help graduates address financial and resource challenges that too often are barriers to successful program completion.

Additional information and the online application are available at: http://www.theihs.org/ihs-humane-studies-fellowships. Students must use code WinterHSF to waive the application fee and qualify for the extended deadline application.

Again, the deadline has been extended solely for the specially selected recipients of this email to allow more qualified candidates to apply.

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Research Fellow Position Announcement

Research Fellow
College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences at the Cloquet Forestry Center Cloquet, MN

This position will focus on several research and outreach projects based out of the Cloquet Forestry Center (CFC), with responsibilities encompassing experimental design, implementation, evaluation, analysis of research projects, preparation of publications and presentations, and professional training workshop design and delivery. There will be a strong emphasis on communication of climate change adaptation and silviculture principles and practices to a broad provisional community . Further, the Center and this postilion are closely linked with the College’s Department of Forest Resources based in St Paul and it’s associated faculty located there, at the CFC, and at the North Central Research and Outreach Center in Grand Rapids. The position may include some supervisory responsibilities.

Application deadline: 2/28/14

View full details and MUST apply at: employment.umn.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=117840

Research Fellow CFC UMN2014.pdf

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Jobs for SEFS Seniors

U.S.PIRG Fellowship Program

The U.S.PIRG Fellowship Program is looking to hire 25 graduating college students. Fellows with U.S. PIRG will do research, advocacy and grassroots organizing on critical public interest issues. They will receive extensive training while working side-by-side with experienced staff in one of our 30 state campaign offices. And after two years on the front lines tackling important problems and pushing for smart solutions, Fellows will have the skills and experience it takes to become a leader with us, or other organizations working to make change happen.

Apply online at uspirg.org/apply by February 8th.

U.S.PIRG and the state PIRGs have won real victories for the public interest. In recent years we’ve won high-speed rail funding in California, cut $150 million of health insurance waste in Oregon, and helped create the Consumer Financial Protect Bureau to protect consumers from Wall Street tricks.

The U.S.PIRG fellowship is designed to give recent college graduates the training they need to be public interest advocates and organizers. As a PIRG fellow, you will recruit and train activists, research problems, find practical solutions, demonstrate public support through media events, and lobby decision makers.

Responsibilities include:
· Developing issue expertise through research and report writing · Planning campaigns and developing strategies to win
· Building and demonstrating public support through media events and by working with activists and like-minded organizations
· Making the case to decision-makers in one-on-one meetings and through legislative testimony · Building your program through fundraising
· Building the organization by canvassing for portions of the year, in addition to running a citizen outreach office in the summer months

Qualifications:
· Strong work ethic
· Outstanding verbal and written communication
· Proven leadership skills
· Strong commitment to getting results
· Passion for social change
· We value experience with campus groups or student government, and academic achievement

Training & Experience

Fellows participate in regional and national trainings throughout the year. Training includes fieldwork with experienced U.S. PIRG staff and a classroom training of lectures, briefings, discussions and role-plays. Throughout the year you gain valuable skills and hands-on experience.

Salary & Benefits

In an entry-level position, you will earn $24,500 over the course of your first year with U.S. PIRG and $26,000 in your second. Salary for experienced candidates is commensurate with relevant professional experience. In addition, full-time staff can opt in to our fully-covered state health care coverage, are eligible for paid sick days and vacation days, can apply for our college loan assistance program, and are also eligible to join our 401(k) program in their second year.

Application Deadline: February 8

Apply online at uspirg.org/apply

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Conservation and Ocean-Related Jobs in Multiple Locations

This week’s openings:

1. Canada Research Chair Tier 2 – Integrated Coastal and Ocean Management, Dalhousie University

2. Supervisory IT Specialist, NOAA

3. Senior Associate, U.S. Oceans, Northeast, Pew Charitable Trusts

4. Panel Members, Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel (STAP) Of the Global Environment Facility (GEF)

5. Director International Marine Policy, The Nature Conservancy

6. Regional Director, Americas, Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)

7. Grant Writer, Ocean Conservancy

8. Biological Technician II, NMFS

9. Statistician, NOAA

10. Post-doc position, University of Queensland

11. POSTDOCTORAL SCHOLAR, COASTAL RESILIENCY PLANNING & POLICY, TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY

12. Assistant Outreach Coordinator Position, NC Aquarium at Fort Fisher‏

13. County Extension Agent – Coastal and Marine Resources – Matagorda County, Texas Sea Grant

14. MADE CLEAR Project Manager, UMCES

15. Director, Marine Environment Science/Biology, IAGC

16. Project Manager – Marine Ecologist (Benthic, oceanography, fisheries, data), South Atlantic Environmental Research Institute

17. Project Manager – Marine Ecologist (Higher Predators), South Atlantic Environmental Research Institute

18. Communications and Development Intern, Blue Frontier Campaign

19. PIFSC BIOLOGICAL RESEARCH ASSISTANT, Joint Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Research.

20. Marine Animal Rehabilitation & Education Internship, NMLC

21. Marketing/Development Internship, NMLC

22. Education and Research Intern – Marine Conservation Programme, Marine Dimensions

23. Science Communications Intern, Toledo Institute for Development and Environment (TIDE), Belize

Biodiversity-ToRs.pdf
Chemicals-ToRs.pdf
P11-form (2).docx
Postdoc job ad.pdf
Dalhousie Chair.pdf

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Environmental Studies in India, Jordan, & Brazil – 2014 Fellowships Available Now

Summer Ecosystem Experiences for Undergraduates (SEE-U)

The Earth Institute Center for Environmental Sustainability (EICES) invites you to Apply Now for the 2014 Summer Ecosystem Experiences for Undergraduates (SEE-U) Program:

- Students at all colleges and universities may apply*
- Earn 6 points of science credit from Columbia University in just 5 weeks.
- Takes place in one of three environmental hotspots or human impacted field sites.
- Designed for students of all majors. No prerequisites required to enroll.

Special fellowship funding is available from EICES.

SEE-U is held in beautiful, yet human impacted, ecological settings – your choice of:

India | Bangalore & The Western Ghats *New Field Site*
India is globally recognized as a megadiverse country, containing 70% of the world’s biodiversity. Embark on a journey to explore India’s ecology in the Western Ghats, a unique biologically rich ecosystem home to many of the world’s plants and animals.

Brazil | The Atlantic Forest & Serra do Mar State Park
The Atlantic Forest is one of the most endangered regions in the world. You will work and live in some of the largest remaining tracts of this diverse forest. Tropical flora and fauna abound here, including several endangered primates.

Jordan | Amman, Aqaba, Dana, & Ajloun
You will embark in the exploration and appreciation of Jordan’s ecology through coursework and field research. This location is ideal for biodiversity studies, as a wide variety of flora and fauna are found in Jordan’s wetland, marine, freshwater, desert, and forest ecosystems.

Rolling Admissions. Our next application review date is FEBRUARY 1, 2014.

Application Information
*You are responsible for confirming that the credits from the SEE-U program are transferable and may be applied to your current academic program. If you have any questions or if your academic advisor would like to speak with one of our faculty members please contact us.

Online Information Sessions
- Friday, January 24, 2014; 2:30 – 3:30PM
- Wednesday, January 29, 2014; 2:30 – 3:30PM

Offered via Webinar. Contact eices@columbia.edu to join the Webinar.

Who we are:
EICES, the Earth Institute Center for Environmental Sustainability at Columbia University is dedicated to building environmental leadership and solving complex issues in environmental sustainability. Now in its fourteenth year, SEE-U is among our premiere educational offerings taught by faculty who are dedicated to communicating the science that supports deep understanding of the issues of sustainability.

Interested in Learning More? Contact:
Desmond Beirne, Director of Education Programs
E-Mail: djb2104@columbia.edu
Phone: 212-854-0149

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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 for undergraduates (and alumni) on scholarships for graduate study in the UK, searching for scholarships generally, writing personal statements, writing CVs/resumes, and getting great recommendations. And as always, undergraduates applying for any scholarships are encouraged to use our advisers for application support and feedback.

UK + Ireland Scholarships Information Sessions
• Thursday, January 23, 2014, 3:30 – 5:00 p.m., 173R MGH Conference Room
• Tuesday, February 4, 2014, 1:30 – 3:00 p.m., 173R MGH Conference Room
• Wednesday, February 19, 2014, 2:30 – 4:00 p.m., 173R MGH Conference Room
• Monday, March 3, 2014, 3:30 – 5:00 p.m., 173R MGH Conference Room
• RSVP to attend any of these sessions at https://expo.uw.edu/expo/rsvp/event/200.

The UK + Ireland Scholarship application process provides students with the opportunity to present their qualifications for the campus nomination for scholarships that support graduate studies at colleges and universities in England, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales. These scholarships are the Churchill, the Marshall, The Mitchell and the Rhodes. The Gates Cambridge does not require a campus endorsement or nomination; however, notifying the Office of your intentions to apply allows us to connect you with resources and to support the development of a competitive application.

Winter Quarter Scholarship Workshops

Scholarships 101: Getting Started in the Search for Scholarships • Tuesday, January 14, 2014, 2:30-3:20, MGH 171 • Monday, January 27, 2014, 4:30-5:20, MGH 171

Specifically designed for freshmen or first-quarter sophomores, this introductory workshop provides students with information to begin the scholarship search and to develop a competitive edge for merit-based scholarships. RSVP to attend at https://expo.uw.edu/expo/rsvp/event/244, though drop-ins are also welcome.

Scholarships 201 for Continuing Students
• Wednesday, January 22, 2014, 3:30-4:20, MGH 171 • Thursday, February 6, 2014, 4:30-5:20, MGH 171

This workshop provides assistance to continuing undergraduate students looking to fund undergraduate academic years and graduate school. This will include information on discipline specific scholarships, campus funding opportunities, scholarship search sites, and tips to develop competitive applications. RSVP to attend at https://expo.uw.edu/expo/rsvp/event/245, though drop-ins are also welcome.

CV/Resume Writing
• Friday, Jan. 24, 2014, 12:30-1:20, MGH 171 • Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, 4:30-5:20, MGH 171

Develop your undergraduate CV/Resume for use in scholarship, fellowship, research opportunities, and graduate school applications! A Curriculum Vitae (“CV” or “vitae”) is a comprehensive, biographical statement emphasizing your professional qualifications and activities. A CV is similar to a resume, but an advantage to the CV format is the significant freedom to choose the headings and categories for your information and the strength reflected in their arrangement. Bring a working draft, such as an existing resume, and a list of activities including: Honors, Awards & Prizes received no longer than 5 years ago, Academic and Research Activities, Community Service Involvement, Work History, and Activities outside of the Academic Environment. In this workshop you will have the opportunity to work with Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards staff to develop and strengthen a draft of your CV! RSVP to attend at https://expo.uw.edu/expo/rsvp/event/237, though drop-ins are also welcome.

Personal Statement Writing
• Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, 3:30-4:20, MGH 171 • Monday, Feb. 3, 2014, 2:30-3:20, MGH 171

The Personal Statement is an important part of an application package. Applying for scholarships, internships, and graduate/professional programs often requires a personal statement or application letter. This type of writing requires you to outline your strengths confidently and concisely, which can be challenging. Personal Statement workshops will provide students with essential information to develop an understanding of not only writing about their interests, eligibility and suitability for applications, but also to learn how their statements provide evidence of their achievements that aren’t reflected in other parts of an application. RSVP to attend at https://expo.uw.edu/expo/rsvp/event/236, though drop-ins are also welcome.

Getting Great Letters of Recommendation
• Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, 2:30-3:20, MGH 171
• Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, 3:30-4:20, MGH 171
Strong letters of recommendation can give your applications an edge, but many students wonder who to ask for letters and what is the best way to ask for a strong letter. Getting great letters of recommendation requires thought and planning, and this workshop will guide students through the process. Getting Great Letters of Recommendation Workshops provide tips and strategies for developing strong relationships with potential letter writers, an overview of the necessary materials and information needed by letter writers, strategies for asking for a letter, and advice on follow-up. RSVP to attend at https://expo.uw.edu/expo/rsvp/event/289, though drop-ins are also welcome.

Thank you,

Robin Chang
Associate Director
Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards
Center for Experiential Learning and Diversity
University of Washington
171 Mary Gates Hall, Box 352803
Seattle, WA 98195-2803
206-543-2603 FAX: 206-616-4389
http://expd.washington.edu/scholarships
Winter 2014 workshop poster.docx
Scholarship announcements Winter 2014.doc

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Reminder: FLAS Fellowship application due January 15 by 5 PM

Dear Advisers,

Please send this reminder to your students about the upcoming FLAS fellowship deadline on January 15 at 5:00pm, and feel free to contact me and refer your students to me with any questions.

The application is on the FLAS website: http://www.jsis.washington.edu/advise/flas

Best,
Robyn Davis
Fellowships Coordinator
Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies
Thomson Hall, Room 126, Box 353650
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195 USA
Tel: 206-616-8679
Email: rldavis@uw.edu

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PINEMAP Undergraduate Fellowship 2014

The PINEMAP Undergraduate Fellowship Program is now accepting applications from undergraduate students for its 2014 cohort. Information and details about this unique research experience can be found through the attached flyer and on our website at: http://www.pinemap.org/education/undergraduate. We are seeking applications from undergraduates, particularly from under-represented groups.

PINEMAP Undergraduate Fellowship posting.pdf

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