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Graduate Assistantship – Fall 2015 at Humboldt State University

The Department of Forestry and Wildland Resources at Humboldt State University is offering an exciting assistantship for students interested in pursuing a Master of Science Degree in Natural Resources, a graduate degree in Forestry, Watershed Management, or Rangeland resources and wildland soils.

This opportunity is part of the Climate change Adaptation and Management for Biodiversity to promote Inclusion and Opportunities for Hispanic students (CAMBIO), the program aims to increase the representation of Hispanic students in HSU’s Forestry, Watershed and Wildland Sciences graduate program, and ultimately in the Natural Resource professions.

We are seeking applications from highly motivated students and would appreciate if you would help distribute this opportunity.

Any questions can be directed to:
Dr. Andrew Stubblefield: andrew.stubblefield@humboldt.edu

For additional information, please see that attached flyer
Graduate flyer.PDF

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NASA Fellowships

The NASA Office of Education Minority University Research and Education Project (MUREP) solicits proposals from students pursuing graduate degrees in NASA relevant STEM disciplines. NASA OE MUREP ASTAR Fellowship seeks independently conceived fellowship proposals from student applicants, specifically in areas of projected deficiencies in the NASA future STEM workforce. Selected students will perform graduate student research at their respective campuses during the academic year as well as conduct research at a designated NASA field Center during an annual 10 – 15 week Center based research Experience (CBRE).

Funding is provided for a maximum of three years.

NASA OE MUREP ASTAR Fellowships:

* Financially support and advance individuals early in their careers in NASA related disciplines, who demonstrate the potential to contribute to NASA’s mission and NASA future STEM workforce, through the use of innovative research ideas;
* Increase the number of historically underrepresented and underserved populations, such as women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans, pursuing advanced degrees in STEM disciplines;
* Develop a highly trained quadrat of researchers and scientists whose skills and competencies directly contribute to the Nation’s STEM work force.

NASA OE MUREP ASTAR objectives are to:

* Improve the Nation’s future STEM Workforce by developing the skills and competencies of graduate students pursuing degrees in STEM disciplines;
* Provide opportunities for a diverse population to participate and contribute to NASA’s missions and projects;
* Use NASA’s unique mission content, workforce, and facilities in order to enhance and increase the capabilities, diversity and size of the Nation’s next generation workforce needed to enable future NASA discoveries.

This Amendment creates Appendix K. Phase I Applications are requested by May 5, 2015, and Phase II Submissions are due July 25, 2015.

On February 5, 2015, this Amendment to the NASA Research Announcement “Education Opportunities in NASA STEM (EONS) 2014″ NNH14ZHA001N was posted on the NASA research opportunity homepage at http://nspires.nasaprs.com/.

Questions concerning Appendix K, NASA OE MUREP ASTAR Fellowships, may be directed to Brenda Collins, NASA OE Fellowships Manager, NASA Ames Research Center (ARC), E-mail: NASA.Fellowships@nasaprs.com.

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Graduate Assistantship – Fall 2015 at Humboldt State University

The Department of Forestry and Wildland Resources at Humboldt State University is offering an exciting assistantship for students interested in pursuing graduate studies in Forestry, Watershed, and Wildland Resources.

This opportunity is part of the Climate change Adaptation and Management for Biodiversity to promote Inclusion and Opportunities for Hispanic students (CAMBIO), the program aims to increase the representation of Hispanic students in HSU’s Forestry, Watershed and Wildland Sciences graduate program, and ultimately in the Natural Resource professions.

Any questions can be directed to:
Dr. Andrew Stubblefield: andrew.stubblefield@humboldt.edu
Graduate flyer.PDF

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Gilman International Scholarship Info Session & Workshops

The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship is open to US undergraduates who are Pell-Grant eligible. The next scholarship deadline is March 3, 2015. Generally, 1 in 3 students is nominated for an award. Learn more about the Gilman scholarship program at the Gilman website. This is a fantastic opportunity for eligible students.

Below are the workshop dates for the Seattle campus. Students at UW-Bothell and UW-Tacoma should visit their Fellowships & Scholarships advisers for assistance with the application.

Next Week: Gilman Scholarship for Study Abroad workshop from Global Opportunities

Gilman Information Session & Workshops, MGH 171

· Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 12:30-1:30pm

· Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 12:30-1:30pm

· RSVP at https://expo.uw.edu/expo/rsvp/event/309. Drop-ins are also welcome to attend.

Apply for a Gilman Scholarship if you are planning study abroad this summer or fall. Join us for the workshop to learn about the application process and to improve the competitiveness of your application. Bring your questions, ideas and personal statement drafts to this session.

http://expd.uw.edu/globalopportunities/global-opportunities

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Scholarship Search and Application Workshops this Week at UW Seattle!

THIS WEEK: Scholarship search and application workshops from the Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards

Curriculum Vitae Writing Workshop:

· TODAY, Monday, February 2, 2015, 4:30-5:30pm, MGH 171

· RSVP at https://expo.uw.edu/expo/rsvp/event/237, though drop-ins are also welcome!

Develop your undergraduate CV/Resume for use in scholarship, fellowship, research opportunities, and graduate school applications! Bring a working draft, such as an existing resume, and a list of activities, experiences, jobs, honors, etc.

UK & Ireland Scholarships:

· Wednesday, February 4, 2015, 1:30-2:30pm, MGH 171

· RSVP at https://expo.uw.edu/expo/rsvp/event/200, though drop-ins are also welcome!

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

Personal Statement Writing Workshop

· Wednesday, February 4, 2015, 3:30-4:30pm, MGH 171

· RSVP at https://expo.uw.edu/expo/rsvp/event/236, though drop-ins are also welcome!

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 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.

Scholarships 201: The Search for Undergraduate Scholarships & Graduate Fellowships

· Thursday, February 5, 2015, 4:30-5:30pm, MGH 171

· RSVP at https://expo.uw.edu/expo/rsvp/event/245, though drop-ins are also welcome!

This workshop provides assistance to continuing 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.

NEXT WEEK:

Getting Great Recommendation Letters

· Thursday, February 12, 2015, 3:30-4:30pm, MGH 171

· RSVP to attend at https://expo.uw.edu/expo/rsvp/event/289, though drop-ins are also welcome!

This workshop will help you plan ahead for developing strong relationships with faculty and other mentors, asking for letters of recommendation, and preparing your recommenders to write you stellar letters.

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Green Corps

Winter Application Deadline: Feb. 10th

Green Corps is looking for college graduates who are ready to take on the biggest environmental challenges of our day.

In Green Corps’ yearlong paid program, you’ll get intensive training in the skills you need to make a difference in the world. You’ll get hands-on experience fighting to solve urgent environmental problems — global warming, deforestation, water pollution, factory farming and many others — with groups like Sierra Club and Food & Water Watch. And when you graduate from Green Corps, we’ll help you find a career with one of the nation’s leading environmental and social change groups.

For more information, read on or visit http://www.greencorps.org.

In your year with Green Corps:

Be trained by the best: Green Corps organizers take part in trainings with leading figures in the environmental and social change movements: people like Phil Radford, Executive Director of Greenpeace USA, and Bill McKibben, author and founder of 350.org.

Gain experience across the country: Green Corps sends organizers to jumpstart campaigns for groups such as Corporate Accountability International, Food & Water Watch, and Toxics Action Center in across the nation.

Make an impact on today’s environmental challenges: Green Corps organizers have built the campaigns that helped keep pass the first GMO labeling law; led to new laws to support clean, renewable energy; convinced major corporations to stop dumping in our oceans; and much, much more.

Get paid! Green Corps organizers earn a salary of $25,000. Organizers also have a chance to opt into our health care program. We offer paid sick days and holidays, two weeks paid vacation and a student loan repayment program for those who qualify.

Launch your career: Green Corps will help connect you to environmental and progressive groups that are looking for full-time staff to build their organizations and help them create social change and protect our environment.

The application process:
In the next few months, we‘ll invite 35 college graduates to join Green Corps in 2015 – 2016. We’re looking for people who are serious about saving the planet, people who have taken initiative on their campus or community, and people who are willing to roll up their sleeves and work for change over the long haul.

If you think you’re one of those people, visit http://www.greencorps.org to apply to join the 2015-2016 class of Green Corps’ Field School for Environmental Organizing.

Green Corps’ yearlong program begins in August 2015 with Introductory Classroom Training in Boston, and continues with field placements in multiple locations across the U.S. Candidates must be willing to relocate.

For more information, visit http://www.greencorps.org or contact Victoria Leistman, Field Organizer at Victoria@greencorps.org

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Reminder: FLAS application due Jan 30 at 5 PM PST!

Reminder: the FLAS Fellowship application is due January 30,2015 at 5 PM PST!

For more information and to apply, visit http://www.jsis.washington.edu/advise/flas/

Foreign Language & Area Studies Fellowships (FLAS) available to undergraduate, graduate and professional students FLAS fellowships award tuition and a living stipend as follows:

Academic Year Graduate: $18,000 tuition, $15,000 living stipend Academic Year Undergraduate: $10,000 tuition, $5,000 living stipend Summer Graduate/Undergraduate: $5,000 tuition, $2,500 living stipend

The FLAS Fellowship is available to U.S. citizens and permanent residents. FLAS Fellowships support study of the following languages and their world regions:
-Arabic -Bangla -Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian -Bulgarian -Burmese -Canadian First Nations -Chinese -Czech -Danish -Estonian -Fi! lipino/Tagalog -Finnish -French -German -Hebrew -Hindi-Indonesian/Malay -Italian -Japanese -Kazakh -Khmer -Korean -Latvian -Lithuanian -Norwegian -Persian -Polish -Portuguese -Russian -Slovenian -Spanish -Swahili -Swedish -Tajik -Thai-Turkish -Uighur -Urdu -Uzbek -Vietnamese

Questions: email rldavis@uw.edu

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Mary Gates Scholarships – Info Sessions This Week!

The Mary Gates Endowment for Students is currently accepting scholarship applications. Mary Gates scholarships provide up to $4,000 ($2,000 per quarter for up to two quarters) for students to pursue leadership or research/scholarly activities. 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.

Information Sessions (select one):

Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2:30-3:20 p.m.

Thursday, Jan. 8, 3:30-4:20 p.m.

Friday, Jan. 9, 12:30-1:20 p.m.

Leadership Application Workshop:

Wednesday, Jan. 21, 4:30-6:20 p.m. RSVP

Research Application Workshops (select one):

Thursday, Jan. 22, 4:30-6:20 p.m. RSVP

Monday, Jan. 26, 4:30-6:20 p.m. RSVP

Leadership Deadline:Jan. 26, 5:00 p.m.

Research Deadline:Feb. 2, 5:00 p.m.

All information sessions and application workshops will be held in the Center for Experiential Learning & Diversity (EXPD) in Mary Gates Hall (MGH) room 171.

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UW Career Center Workshops & Events for Winter Quarter 2015

Workshop Descriptions Winter 2015.pdf

Workshops & Events Winter 2015 PDF.pdf

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2015 Bonderman Travel Fellowship – Deadline Approaching

A reminder that the 2015 Bonderman Travel Fellowship application is available and the deadline is next week, January 12, 2015!

You may also join us for weekly Q&A webinars on Tuesdays from 12:15-12:45 pm – this is a great chance to ask quick questions as you work on your application.

UW Honors students are privileged to have unique eligibility for this opportunity via their good standing in Honors (see full eligibility criteria below). We encourage and look forward to receiving your application!

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The Bonderman Fellowship offers University of Washington graduate/professional and undergraduate students (from the Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell campuses) an opportunity to engage in independent exploration and travel abroad.

Eligibility:

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

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

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS: All undergraduate students 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 3.7 cumulative UW GPA by the start of Winter 2015; 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 2015. Undergraduates
in one of these honors programs DO NOT need to have 3.7 UW GPA or higher to apply, but simply must be in good standing in their respective programs, whatever that might mean.

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 2015. 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.

To learn more about this opportunity, please attend one of the information sessions listed on the website.

Applications must be submitted by 12:00 pm (noon) January 12, 2015.

More information about the fellowship and the application can be found at: bonderman.uw.edu

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Deadline Approaching: 2015 Bonderman Travel Fellowship

A reminder that the 2015 Bonderman Travel Fellowship application is available and the deadline is next week, January 12, 2015!

You may also join us for weekly Q&A webinars on Tuesdays from 12:15-12:45 pm – this is a great chance to ask quick questions as you work on your application.

UW Honors students are privileged to have unique eligibility for this opportunity via their good standing in Honors (see full eligibility criteria below). We encourage and look forward to receiving your application!

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The Bonderman Fellowship offers University of Washington graduate/professional and undergraduate students (from the Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell campuses) an opportunity to engage in independent exploration and travel abroad.

Eligibility:

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

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

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS: All undergraduate students 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 3.7 cumulative UW GPA by the start of Winter 2015; 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 2015. Undergraduates in one of these honors programs DO NOT need to have 3.7 UW GPA or higher to apply, but simply must be in good standing in their respective programs, whatever that might mean.

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 2015. 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.

To learn more about this opportunity, please attend one of the information sessions listed on the website.

Applications must be submitted by 12:00 pm (noon) January 12, 2015.

More information about the fellowship and the application can be found at: bonderman.uw.edu

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Up to $10,000 for Study Abroad and Fellowships!

The Canadian Studies Center in the Jackson School of International Studies has two great opportunities for study abroad and fellowships: the Killam Fellowship and the Corbett Fellowship. Both programs offer the chance to study in Canada and you can earn up $10,000! Please see the programs below for more information.

Killam Fellowships Program provides an opportunity for exceptional UW undergraduate students to spend one semester or a full academic year in Canada. The Killam Fellowships Program offers a fellowship award of $5,000 per semester (up to $10,000 for two semesters). Click to view website.

Corbett Fellowships Program provides an opportunity for exceptional UW undergraduate students to spend a full academic year at University of British Columbia in Vancouver. The Corbett Fellowships Program offers a fellowship award of $7,000 for two semesters (September through April). Click here to view website and application.

Students should visit the UBC exchange program page to learn more about the program and begin their application here: https://studyabroad.washington.edu/index.cfm?FuseAction=Programs.ViewProgram&Program_ID=10429.

Deadlines are at the end of this month! If you have any questions, please feel free to contact:

Monick Keo
Arctic Academic Program Coordinator
CANADIAN STUDIES CENTER
Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies
University of Washington, Seattle
206-221-6374

Center Website – http://jsis.washington.edu/canada/

Physical Location
Thomson Hall, Room 503

Mailing Address
Box 353650
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington 98195

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Happy New Year and Upcoming Scholarship information from UW Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards

Happy New Year from OMSFA! 2015 brings with it many upcoming scholarship deadlines and workshops for students that we wanted to share with you as well. Please feel free to follow up with any of us with questions, to discuss opportunities to deepen our collaborations with you and your students, and feel free to refer students to us for scholarship advising.

Upcoming Scholarship Deadlines

  • Jan. 12, 2015:
    • Beinecke Scholarship
  • Jan. 14, 2015:
    • Department of Energy NNSA Stewardship Graduate Fellowship Program
    • Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Fellowship Program
  • Jan. 15, 2015:
    • German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) RISE
    • Scan|Design @ UW Fellowship
  • Jan. 16, 2015:
    • Pride Foundation Scholarships
    • Greater Seattle Business Association Scholarships
    • Thomas R. Pickering Graduate Foreign Affairs Fellowship
  • Jan. 19, 2015:
    • Samuel Huntington Public Service Award
  • Jan. 20, 2015:
    • Killam Fellowship
    • USAID Donald M. Payne International Development Graduate Fellowship
  • Jan. 23, 2015:
    • Thomas R. Pickering Undergraduate Foreign Affairs Fellowship
  • Jan. 26, 2015:
    • Mary Gates Endowment Leadership Scholarship
  • Jan. 30, 2015:
    • Foreign Language & Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship
    • Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship
  • Jan. 31, 2015:
    • DAAD German Academic Exchange Service Undergraduate Scholarship Programs
  • Feb. 2, 2015:
    • Mary Gates Endowment Research Scholarship

Upcoming Winter Workshops: (all in MGH 171)

  • Scholarships 101: Getting Started
    • January 21, 2015, 2:30-3:30pm
    • January 27, 2015, 4:30-5:30pm
  • Scholarships 201: for Continuing Students
    • January 28, 2015, 3:30-4:30pm
    • February 5, 2015, 4:30-5:30pm
  • Curriculum Vitae Writing
    • January 22, 2015, 2:30-3:30pm
    • February 2, 2015, 4:30-5:30pm
  • Getting Great Recommendation Letters
    • January 26, 2015, 2:30-3:30pm
    • February 12, 2015, 2:30-3:30pm
  • Personal Statement Writing
    • January 29, 2015, 4:30-5:30pm
    • February 4, 2015, 3:30-4:30pm

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Donald Payne Fellowship Deadline Approaches – January 20, 2015

The Donald Payne International Development Graduate Fellowship deadline is January 20, 2015. Any interested applicants should act quickly if they want to apply for the 2015 fellowship. Applications are available online at www.paynefellows.org.

2015 Donald M. Payne International Development Graduate Fellowship

The Payne Program is designed to attract outstanding young people to careers in international development as USAID Foreign Service Officers. The Payne Fellowship Program provides benefits valued at up to $90,000 over two years toward a two-year master’s degree, arranges internships in Washington D.C. and at USAID missions overseas, and provides professional development and support activities. Fellows who successfully complete the program become USAID Foreign Service Officers. Fellows may use the fellowship to attend a two-year master’s program in a U.S. institution to study an area of relevance to the USAID Foreign Service, including international development, international relations, public policy, business administration, foreign languages, economics, agriculture, environmental sciences, health, or urban planning at a graduate or professional school approved by the Payne Program. At the end of the two-year fellowship, Fellows enter the USAID Foreign Service. Applicants must be college seniors or graduates looking to start graduate school in the fall of the year they apply, have GPAs of at least 3.2 and be U.S. citizens. The program welcomes applications from those with any undergraduate major and encourages applications from members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the USAID Foreign Service and those with financial need. Information and application materials for the program are available at www.paynefellows.org. The application deadline is January 20, 2015. The Program is funded by USAID and managed by Howard University.

2015 Donald M. Payne International Development Graduate Fellowship

Number of Fellowships Offered: 5

Eligibility Requirements: U.S. citizenship; GPA of 3.2/4.0; seeking to start two-year relevant grad program in fall 2015

Online Application Opens: October 14, 2014 www.paynefellows.org

Application Deadline: January 20, 2015 – Finalists selected by the end of February – Fellows selected by mid-March

Contact: paynefellows; 202-806-4367, (877) 633-0002; or Tessa Henry, Program Officer, (Tessa.henry) 202-806-5952.

Tessa Henry

Program Officer

USAID Donald M. Payne Int’l Development Program

Office: (202) 806-5952

tessa.henry

www.paynefellows.org

2015 Payne Flyer.pdf

USAID-HUbrochure2015.pdf

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FLAS Fellowship Web Chat, Wed, Dec 17, 3:30-4:30 PM PST

Applying for the FLAS Fellowship over break? Have questions? Join the FLAS Web Chat on Wed Dec 17, 3:30-4:30 PM PST!

Sign in as a guest here: https://uofw.adobeconnect.com/jsis/

For more information and to apply, visit http://www.jsis.washington.edu/advise/flas/

Foreign Language & Area Studies Fellowships (FLAS) available to undergraduate, graduate and professional students FLAS fellowships award tuition and a living stipend as follows:

Academic Year Graduate: $18,000 tuition, $15,000 living stipend Academic Year Undergraduate: $10,000 tuition, $5,000 living stipend Summer Graduate/Undergraduate: $5,000 tuition, $2,500 living stipend

The FLAS Fellowship is available to U.S. citizens and permanent residents. FLAS Fellowships support study of the following languages and their world regions:
-Arabic -Bangla -Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian -Bulgarian -Burmese -Canadian First Nations -Chinese -Czech -Danish -Estonian -Filipino/Tagalog -Finnish -French -German -Hebrew -Hindi -Indonesian/Malay -Italian -Japanese -Kazakh -Khmer -Korean -Latvian -Lithuanian -Norwegian -Persian -Polish -Portuguese -Russian -Slovenian -Spanish -Swahili -Swedish -Tajik -Thai-Turkish -Uighur -Urdu -Uzbek -Vietnamese

Questions? Email rldavis@uw.edu

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Opportunity in Global Health – IHME Post-Bachelor Fellowship

IHME Post-Bachelor Fellowship Program
Meeting Global Health’s Greatest Challenges Through Education and Innovation

The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington offers a Post-Bachelor Fellowship in Global Health that combines a full-time professional position, academic research, and education with progressive on-the-job training and mentoring from renowned group of professors. This program provides Post-Bachelor Fellows the option to pursue for a fully-funded Master of Public Health at the University of Washington.

Further information about the Post-Bachelor Fellowship program and how to apply can also be found at on the IHME Post-Bachelor Fellowship page. There will also be an information session on January 6, 2015 at 3:00 pm (Pacific Time).

Post-Bachelor Fellowship 2014 Job Announcement.pdf

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Announcing the 2015 Bullitt Foundation Environmental Fellowship!

The Bullitt Foundation will start accepting applications for the Bullitt Environmental Fellowship on January 1, 2015. Each year, one outstanding graduate student from a university located in the Pacific Northwest or British Columbia is selected for this prestigious award of $100,000, distributed over two years. The Fellowship was established in 2007 to honor Priscilla Bullitt Collins, the late chair of the Bullitt Foundation who donated her time, energy and money working for the public good.

Candidates must have a strong academic record, a demonstrated capacity for leadership, the promise of emerging as an environmental leader, and a faculty member nomination. Students of color, or those who come from a disadvantaged background or who have overcome significant hardship are highly encouraged to apply for this award.

Please help us spread this announcement widely by sharing with your colleagues and encourage any graduate candidate student with the desired qualities to submit an application by April 1, 2015. More information, FAQ’s, and application instructions can be found on our website. http://www.bullitt.org/programs/environmental-fellowship/

Contact us at:
The Bullitt Center | 1501 E Madison St., Suite 600 | Seattle, WA 98122 | 206-343-0807 | grants@bullitt.org

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Foreign Affairs Fellowships: Thomas Pickering Graduate, and Charles Rangel Graduate international Affairs Program

Information Session: Foreign Affairs Fellowships – Pickering Graduate Fellowship and Rangel Graduate international Affairs Program

Thursday, December 4, 2014, 3:30 pm to 4:20 pm

171 Mary Gates Hall, Conference Room 171R

RSVP: https://expo.uw.edu/expo/rsvp/event/311

If the academic program you are currently pursuing is relevant to international affairs, political and economic analysis, administration, management, and science policy, you may want to take time to learn about Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship and the Rangel Graduate International Affairs Program.

These Foreign Service Fellowship Programs provides funding to participants as they are prepared academically and professionally to enter the United States Department of State Foreign Service. Selected fellows will receive support for graduate school and will enter into one of the most exciting and rewarding careers available. They seek highly motivated and academically excellent college graduating seniors or college graduates who have an interest in pursuing a Foreign Service career in the U.S. Department of State.

National Application Deadlines:

Rangel International Affairs Program – Wednesday, January 14, 2015 (Applicant and Recommenders’ Letters)

Pickering Fellowship – Friday, January 16, 2015 (Applicant); Friday, January 23, 2015 (Recommenders’ Letters)

If you have questions, please contact Mona Pitre-Collins, mpitre@uw.edu in the Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards.

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Upcoming FLAS Fellowship Information Session: this Thursday, Dec 04, 3:30-4:30 in Thomson 317

UPCOMING FLAS INFORMATION SESSIONS:
-Thomson Hall Rm 317: Th Dec 4, 3:30-4:30 -Denny Hall Rm 205: Th Dec 11, 12:30-1:20 -Online Web Chat: Wed Dec 17, 3:30-4:30 -Thomson Hall Rm 317: Wed Jan 7, 12:30-1:30 -Online Web Chat: Tue January 13, 12-1 PM

Applications now open! Due January 30, 2015. Questions: email rldavis@uw.edu

For more information and to apply, visit http://www.jsis.washington.edu/advise/flas/

Foreign Language & Area Studies Fellowships (FLAS) available to undergraduate, graduate and professional students FLAS fellowships award tuition and a living stipend as follows:

Academic Year Graduate: $18,000 tuition, $15,000 living stipend Academic Year Undergraduate: $10,000 tuition, $5,000 living stipend Summer Graduate/Undergraduate: $5,000 tuition, $2,500 living stipend

The FLAS Fellowship is available to U.S. citizens and permanent residents. FLAS Fellowships support study of the following languages and their world regions:
-Arabic -Bangla -Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian -Bulgarian -Burmese -Canadian First Nations -Chinese -Czech -Danish -Estonian -Filipino/Tagalog -Finnish -French -German -Hebrew -Hindi -Indonesian/Malay -Italian -Japanese -Kazakh -Khmer -Korean -Latvian -Lithuanian -Norwegian -Persian -Polish -Portuguese -Russian -Slovenian -Spanish -Swahili -Swedish -Tajik -Thai -Turkish -Uighur -Urdu -Uzbek -Vietnamese

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PINEMAP Undergraduate Fellowship 2015

Looking for Summer Research?
The PINEMAP Undergraduate Fellowship
– Study climate change and natural resources – Full time, up to 12 weeks over summer – Work at a collaborating university
– Be mentored by a graduate student – Earnup to$5,250/summerand$1,750/fall

This program includes a fall distance course
– Independent study credits through your school
– Learn about and improve communication skills
– Develop an engaging lesson presented to nearby secondary school students – Produce scientific research communications

Qualifications:
– Will have completed your freshman year –
– Are interested in natural resources
– Agree to participate in both components

How to Apply: Details and applications are online at: http://www.pinemap.org/education/undergraduate/ – Deadline is February 13, 2015 – Awards in March, 2015

Contact: John Kidd, coordinator
jbkidd@vt.edu
(540) 231-774
PINEMAP Undergraduate Fellowship flyer 2015.pdf

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