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Fellowship Opportunity at EPA

Fellowship Opportunity: Small Communities to Assess Sustainability and Climate Resiliency

Organization: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Program: Office of Research and Development/National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory (ORD/NHEERL)

Academic Levels: Undergraduates

How To Apply: A complete application consists of:

  • An application
  • Transcripts
  • A current resume/CV, including academic history, employment history, relevant experiences, and publication list
  • Two educational or professional references
  • All documents must be in English or include an official English translation.

Description
A research opportunity is currently available at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Office of Research and Development (ORD)/National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory (NHEERL). This appointment will be served with the Western Ecology Division (WED) in Seattle, WA, and Corvallis, OR.

The goal of this research is to develop tools and datasets which will allow small communities to enhance their sustainability and climate resilience. Small (in range of 30,000 to 60,000 population or less) communities face many issues in terms of the environment and economics, but often have limited staff time and access to data, even when tools are available. Thus, compared to larger cities with greater visibility and more resources which allow them to develop unique sustainability plans, smaller communities would benefit from a readily accessible framework which would allow them to evaluate sustainability with available resources.

This research project will explore the use of Human Well Being Index (HWBI), and Final Ecosystem Goods and Services Survey and Reporting Tool (FEGSSRT) and other EPA community decision support tools in engaging communities, providing information about their environments, conducting community assessments, and in affecting decision making. The research project will include evaluating the utility of these tools, identifying how it was used, and the impact of its use on community perception and environmental quality. The research project will include development of a conceptual “dashboard” to illustrate the output of these tools to communities.

The research participant could be involved in the following activities:

  • Collaborating with a team to assist small communities in their assessment of sustainability and climate resiliency.
  • Evaluating of current sustainability and climate resiliency efforts and needs of cooperating cities such as Bremerton, WA.
  • Identifying key metrics of sustainability and climate resiliency.
  • Identifying and evaluating of existing assessment tools, with particular focus on those developed by ORD to address those metrics.
  • Conducting user experience research on selected topics and tools.
  • Collecting data for use with assessment tools.
  • Preparing an interim report on process to evaluate sustainability and climate resiliency by small cities, ability of current models and data to address needs of cooperating cities, and format for a dashboard or other procedure to summarize tool outputs for a community.

This program, administered by ORAU through its contract with the U.S. Department of Energy to manage the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education, was established through an interagency agreement between DOE and EPA.

Qualifications
Applicants must be currently enrolled pursuing a bachelor’s degree in public health, environmental health, environmental science, geographic information systems, or a closely related discipline at an accredited U.S. college or university. Proof of enrollment will be required each semester.

 

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XSP grant application deadline extended to May 19th

The deadline for grant applications for the XSP research grants has been extended to this Thursday, May 19th. To apply, visit https://catalyst.uw.edu/collectit/ dropbox/xsp/38290

Here is a summary of the program:

A total of $2,000 of XSP funds will be awarded to 2-3 undergraduate and/or graduate students who are currently enrolled in the School of Environmental and Forest Sciences at the University of Washington in late May 2016. One grant is guaranteed at $1,000. These grants are based on merit and financial need with the intention that the funds will be used for research activities and equipment. Please see the attached instructions and flyer for more details. Please email xsp with any questions!

xsp_grant_instructions.pdf

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Post-Grad Fellowship Opportunity

The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) has just posted a post-grad (MS or PhD) research experience opportunity at the Wenatchee Forestry Sciences lab with the Pacific Northwest Research Station of the Forest Service.

See the following link for more information: https://www.zintellect.com/Posting/Details/1842

They are looking for someone with strong quantitative skills to help with research on post-fire management, wildlife habitat, and climate-vegetation projects.

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Jackson Munro Public Service Fellowship

The Jackson Munro Public Service Fellowship (formerly the Sterling and Gene Munro Public Service Fellowship) encourages a life-long commitment to public service by providing outstanding undergraduates with the opportunity to explore their potential through service and leadership in the community.

Jackson Munro Public Service Fellows are selected based on the strength of a public service project proposed in collaboration with a public sector (non-profit or governmental) organization.

Selection of Jackson Munro Public Service Fellows

In 2016, we are piloting a summer intensive Jackson Munro experience with students funded to engage in a public service project between June 20-August 19th. 

Jackson Munro Public Service Fellows are selected for a summer intensive experience based on three primary factors:

  • An established partnership with a non-profit or public sector organization
  • A collaboratively thought out plan for a summer intensive project that will benefit the partnering organization while increasing student skills and learning
  • An articulation of how the work of the Fellow will contribute to their development as a public servant and leader

Made possible through the support of the Henry M. Jackson Foundation, the Fellowship is named for late Senator Henry M. “Scoop” Jackson and S. Sterling Munro, Jr., the former top aide to Senator Jackson and Administrator of the Bonneville Power Administration.

Benefits
Award amounts range from $3,000-$4,000, depending on the number of fellows selected.

In addition to a monetary award, Jackson Munro Fellows are also supported through workshops throughout the summer. In addition, Jackson Munro Fellows receive individualized coaching about their community involvement by staff in the Carlson Center.

Expectations

  • Active engagement in your Fellowship Project during summer quarter, 2016
  • Enrollment in summer quarter courses and/or enrollment in spring AND autumn, 2016 courses at the University of Washington
  • Willing to schedule and complete a site visit to your organization with a Carlson Center staff member
  • Available to present on your fellowship and associated learning at an event the week of August 8-12 (date and time TBD)

Deadline to Apply:
Applications for the 2016 Summer Intensive Jackson Munro Public Service Fellowship are due by Monday, May 9th at 11:59 pm

The online application can be accessed via this link. 

Learn more about the history of the Jackson Munro Public Service Fellowship (formerly the Sterling and Gene Munro Public Service Fellowship) 

Questions? Email Rachel Vaughn, director, Carlson Leadership & Public Service Center, engage@uw.edu

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ESRI/Audobon fellowship opportunity

The Dangermond fellowship is a newly formed opportunity through the partnership between National Audubon Society & Esri. The Audubon Enterprise GIS team is hiring 3 Dangermond Fellows to assist in supporting Audubon’s Enterprise GIS platform. This prestigious fellowship is designed with the aim to foster the next generation of leaders in Enterprise GIS. Fellows will receive extensive and immersive training in the full ArcGIS platform at both the Esri campus in Redlands, CA and at the Audubon headquarters in New York City. The position runs from June 2016 until June 2017.
Fellows will work full time over the summer to attend trainings, the Esri User Conference, and spend time on a GIS related project at a unique Audubon field location (center or an office). In the fall and until the end of the fellowship, fellows will work part time and remotely from their college location. This is an excellent opportunity for an exceptional GIS student to gain experience in using the entire suite of ArcGIS capabilities to support within a large nonprofit conservation organization that is a leader in enterprise GIS. Fellows will be mentored by experts in the GIS platform. Students from all types of colleges and all areas of the country are invited to apply. When submitting your application please include a link to a 3-5 minute YouTube video explaining your interest in the fellowship. Applications that do not include a cover letter with a video link will not be accepted.

https://careers-audubon.icims.com/jobs/2801/dangermond-fellow—enterprise-gis/job

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Apply for the Husky Seed Fund: Deadline April 11th!

Apply now for the Husky Seed Fund!
Pair your ideas with funds to shape the Husky Experience!

The brand-new Husky Seed Fund, created by students for students, is accepting proposals for innovative projects that will enhance the student experience for all. Your idea could become reality with a seed funding award of up to $5000, with average awards in the $1,000 to $3,000 range. Projects will be awarded seed funding this academic year and must be completed by May 12, 2017. Now is your chance to develop leadership and team building while creating something truly unique for your fellow Huskies!

 Winning projects will be: Inclusive, Impactful and Practical.  What change would YOU like to see at the UW?  What could YOU do with some seed funding to make it happen?  See application (https://catalyst.uw.edu/webq/survey/seedfund/297310) for more details.

 Who, How & When – Application details

  • Dream up your project and submit an initial application by 5 p.m. on Monday, April 112016.
  • All UW undergraduate, graduate and professional students at the Seattle campus are eligible to apply.
  • Projects can be submitted by individuals or teams based on the project scope.
  • The Husky Seed Fund is a pilot program starting at the Seattle campus and was developed by the Husky Experience Student Advisory Council (HESAC), a group sponsored by the UW Provost’s Office. HESAC will select semi-finalists and awardees.
  • Projects will be awarded seed funding this academic year and must be completed by Friday, May 12, 2017.
  • Semi-finalists will be contacted on Wednesday, April 20, 2016 and invited to submit additional information and interview with HESAC members in consideration of an award.
  • Note: This is not a scholarship.  Funding goes to bringing your project idea to life.

 Apply here: https://catalyst.uw.edu/webq/survey/seedfund/297310

Deadline: 5pmMonday, April 11, 2016

 Questions? Contact HESAC members at seedfund@uw.edu

More information is at (https://www.facebook.com/huskyseedfund/)

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Sustainability Resources for Environmental & Forest Sciences Masters and PhD Students

The Campus Sustainability Fund is a student-led, student-funded grant organization housed in the UW Sustainability Office in Gerberding Hall. Their funding agreement with the Services and Activities Fee (SAF) makes available over $300,000 each year for student-led sustainability projects. Since their founding in 2010, they have funded 60+ projects totaling over 1.3 million dollars of funding. For more information, please check out their website at http://csf.uw.edu/
CSF LOI Deadline.pdf
CSF Small Projects.pdf

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Crater Lake SLC 2016 Student Fellowship RFP

Announcing the 2016 Student Fellowship request for proposals Background

Crater Lake National Park preserves America’s natural and cultural heritage, is a source of public enjoyment and inspiration and provides an outstanding outdoor laboratory and classroom. With more than 74,000ha encompassing 1300m of elevation, the park includes vast mixed conifer forests, aspen glades, alpine meadows, and freshwater streams and springs. Thousands of years of volcanic activity have created a complex landscape of craters, cones, pumice, ash, and pinnacles in addition to the Lake’s caldera. Furthermore, the park sits atop the watersheds of both the Klamath and Rogue River Basins. More than 88Km of hiking trails, in addition to 53Km of the Pacific Crest Trail provide access throughout the park.

In 2006 the National Park Service established the Crater Lake Science and Learning Center (SLC) to expand research and educational programs and to promote technology to aid park management. The Center is operated through a partnership between the National Park Service, Oregon Institute of Technology and Southern Oregon University and is funded through an endowment from the Oregon Community Foundation.
In 2016 the Crater Lake Science and Learning Center will offer up to four fellowships to support undergraduate or graduate student investigations. Each fellowship may be funded up to $4,000.

Who is eligible?
Senior undergraduate and graduate students currently enrolled in a degree-seeking program at a college or university are eligible to apply. Research Fellows must be self-directed individuals, have a dedicated faculty advisor in the field of the proposed research, and propose research that will contribute to issues of management concern at Crater Lake National Park. A Fellow must be able to complete the proposed project within one year from receipt of the fellowship award.

For more information refer to the attached PDF
CRLA SLC Fellowship RFP_2016.pdf

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“Funding Opportunities for Fieldwork & Graduate Certificates Information Session”

TODAY Friday, Jan 29, 2016, 12 – 1 p.m.

Student Union Building (HUB) Room 214

Department of Global Health Fellowships

Come learn about the Department of Global Health’s five funding opportunities for travel support and fieldwork experiences for graduate and professional students, and medical residents at the University of Washington. The purpose of these fellowships is to provide financial assistance to a graduate student, professional student, or medical resident at the University of Washington to help support fieldwork experience in global health.

  • George Povey Social Justice and Activism in Global Health Fellowship
  • Global Opportunities in Health (GO Health) Fellowship
  • Strengthening Caring Opportunities through Partnership in Ethiopia (SCOPE) Fellowship
  • Stergachis Endowed Fellowship in International Exchange
  • Thomas Francis, Jr. Global Health Fellowship

These funding opportunities are administered by the Global Health Resource Center and provide assistance for costs associated with doing fieldwork outside of Seattle. Applications for each may be submitted via a Common Application and Catalyst Dropbox. Visit the Funding for Fieldwork page to learn more!

The fellowship application will be available beginning Monday, February 1, 2016 and will close Monday, March 14, 2016.

Department of Global Health Graduate Certificates

Come learn about the Department of Global Health’s graduate certificate programs. A graduate certificate is a linked series of graduate courses that constitute a coherent body of study. It is designed to enhance the education of matriculated graduate and professional students beyond the requirements for a graduate degree, or to provide continuing education to graduate non-matriculated (GNM) students. The Department of Global Health offers four certificates in the following fields:

  • Global Health
  • Program in HIV & STIs
  • Global Injury & Violence Prevention
  • Global Health of Women, Adolescents & Children

Visit the Department of Global Health Graduate Fellowships page to learn more!

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Science-to-action graduate fellowship — deadline March 15

2016 Science to Action Fellowship for Graduate Research: Open for Applications! The National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center, in partnership with Michigan State University, is accepting applications for the 2016 Science to Action Fellowship. Two fellowships of $10,000 will be awarded to policy-relevant research projects that investigate climate change impacts on fisheries and/or wildlife. Graduate students in Michigan State’s Department of Fisheries and Wildlife or at any Climate Science Center consortium institution are invited to apply. The application deadline is March 15, 2016.

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TREE Fund’s Hyland R. Johns Research Grants

Hyland R. Johns Grant Program

http://www.treefund.org/grants/research-grants/johns

Established in 1995 to honor one of the leaders in the arboriculture industry and a founder of the ISA Research Trust, the Hyland R. Johns Grant Program funds longer term research and technology transfer projects that have the potential of benefiting the everyday work of arborists.

Projects are expected to be completed within three to five years; with a maximum award value of $50,000. TREE Fund requires a match of at least 10% cash or in-kind. No project may receive more than one award from this program. No university or institutional overhead expenses may be funded by this grant.

Applications are due April 1 and will only be accepted through the online application form.

 

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Grad/Undergrad Fellowships! – Deadline January 29th

GRAD FELLOWSHIPS

U.S. Department of Education Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships program grant provides allocations of academic year and summer fellowships to assist meritorious graduate students undergoing training in modern foreign languages and Canadian Studies. Each fellowship includes an institutional payment and a subsistence allowance. The Canadian Studies Center is extremely proud in having awarded several Fellowships in least-commonly taught Canadian Aboriginal languages including Inuktitut, Dane-zaa, Musqueam Salish, and Anishinaabemowin. Click to view website.

UNDERGRAD FELLOWSHIPS

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 to view website.

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FLAS Fellowship Information Session on Tuesday, January 5, 1:30-2:30 PM in Thomson 317

This is a reminder that there is a FLAS Fellowship Information Session on Tuesday, January 5, at 1:30 in Thomson Hall Room 317. Undergraduates, graduates and professional students are welcome!

Interested in studying a foreign language and learning about different cultures? FLAS Fellowships award $7,500-$33,000 to UW students studying foreign languages!

FLAS Information Sessions will be held at the following dates and times:

Tuesday, January 5, 1:30-2:30, Thomson Hall 317

Thursday, January 14, 2:30-3:30 Web Chat*

*see FLAS website for access instructions for web chat sessions and virtual office hours.

Applications due January 29, 2016. Questions: email rldavis@uw.edu

For more information, visit http://www.jsis.washington.edu/advise/f! unding/flas/ The FLAS Fellowship is available to U.S. citizens and permanent residents.

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FLAS Fellowship Application Now Open

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

FLAS Information Sessions, covering FLAS benefits and requirements, the application process, and the use of FLAS awards abroad, will be held at the following dates and times:

Tuesday, November 10, 10-2 UW Study Abroad Fair, HUB North Ballroom, Funding Info Session, 12:30-1:30 HUB 214 Thursday, November 12, 2-3 PST Web Chat*
Wednesday, November 18, 3:30-4:30 in Thomson Hall 317
Tuesday, December 1, 2;30-3:30 in Thomson Hall 317
Tuesday, December 8, 3:30-4:20, Smith 309
Wednesday, December 16, 3:30-4:30 PST Web Chat*
Tuesday, January 5, 1:30-2:30, Thomson Hall 317
Thursday, January 14, 2:30-3:30 Virtual Office Hour
*see FLAS website (link below) for access instructions for web chhat sessions and virtual office hours

Applications due January 29, 2016. Questions: email rldavis@uw.edu

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

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Fellowship Opportunity: Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange/ Germany/open to students in all fields of study

I am pleased to announce that the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals (CBYX), a fully-funded scholarship opportunity, is currently accepting applications from students.

The Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals (CBYX) is a year-long fellowship that gives your students and recent graduates the opportunity to study and work in Germany. CBYX is open to students in all fields of study and at all levels of study, including graduating students who can participate after receiving their degrees. Students in the fields of agriculture, business, STEM, and vocational fields are especially encouraged to apply!

The program is funded by the US and German governments through a grant provided by the US Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, under the authority of the Fulbright-Hays Act of 1961, as amended. More information and the online application can be found at www.CBYX.info.

The CBYX program annually provides up to 75 participants with:

– 2 months intensive German language training

– 1 semester of study at a German university or university of applied sciences

– 5-month internship with a German company in the participant’s career field

– Homestays with German host families, in shared apartments, and student dorms

– Transatlantic airfare, health insurance, and monthly living expense stipends

– Local in-country support throughout the program

Prior German language knowledge is not required, though it is preferred. Applicants should have clear career goals and some relevant work experience in their career field, which may include summer, part-time, or internship work. Participants must be between the ages of 18-24, possess a high school diploma or equivalent, and be US citizens or permanent residents.

Please inform your students of this unique opportunity. Should you require promotional materials, or would like a CBYX alumnus or alumna to visit your college and give a presentation on the program to your students, please feel free to contact me! I also encourage you to share about the program on social media, using our CBYX Social Media Toolkit for guidance.

Interested applicants can apply online at CBYX.info. The application deadline for the 2016-2017 program is December 1, 2015. We look forward to receiving applications from your students!

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Payne International Development Fellowship Program: 2016 Application Now Open!

The USAID Donald M. Payne International Development Graduate Fellowship Program seeks to attract outstanding young people who are interested in pursuing careers in the Foreign Service of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). If you want to work on the front lines of some of the most pressing global challenges of our times — poverty, hunger, injustice, disease, environmental degradation, climate change, conflict and violent extremism – the Foreign Service of the U.S. Agency for International Development provides an opportunity to advance U.S. foreign policy interests and reflect the American people’s compassion and support of human dignity. The Payne Fellowship, which provides up to $90,000 in benefits over two years for graduate school, internships, and professional development activities, provides a unique pathway to the USAID Foreign Service.

The Payne Fellowship encourages the application of members of minority groups who have historically been underrepresented in international development careers and those with financial need. The fellowship is named in honor of longtime development champion, the late Congressman Donald Payne. The initiative is funded by USAID and administered by Howard University. Fellowship recipients can use the award to attend U.S. graduate programs throughout the country; they will join the USAID Foreign Service upon completion of the program, as long as they success fully complete the Payne Program and USAID entry requirements.

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PAID Local Service Fellowships through the Carlson Center, applications due 10/19

The Carlson Leadership & Public Service Center is pleased to announce three PAID FELLOWSHIP OPPORTUNITIES for University of Washington undergraduate students. Through the Carlson Civic Fellowship program, the Carlson Center will “hire” three Fellows to work with three local non-profits during Winter and Spring quarters.

The host sites for 2016 Carlson Civic Fellows will be:

● Asian Counseling and Referral Service // Civic Engagement Fellow (Engaging the API Community)

● Puentes // Community Mobilization Fellow (Ending Migrant Detention)

● Solid Ground // Advisory Council Fellow (Racial and Economic Justice)

Students selected as Carlson Civic Fellows will commit to working with their community non-profit for a minimum of 10 hours per week from January-June 2016 and will receive a $2,500 stipend to help make their investment of time and effort in Fellowship activities more feasible. In addition to their work with their host site, and to deepen their professional, leadership and personal capacities, Carlson Civic Fellows will also:

● Participate in a 3-credit (credit/no-credit) Community-Based Leadership course offered through the Carlson Center during Winter Quarter (“GEN ST 348: Critical Perspectives on Service and Community Engagement”)

● Engage in structured activities and ongoing reflection about their goals, personal strengths, leadership practice, and professional development; regular coaching sessions with a Carlson Center staff member to track progress and growth throughout the Fellowship — and will work to integrate this understanding and awareness into service with their community organization.

● A series of community events.

Brief descriptions of the three 2016 Fellowship opportunities are outlined in the attached flyer. For a detailed description of each opportunity, more information about Carlson Civic Fellowship program and requirements, and application materials, please visit the Carlson Center website: http://www.washington.edu/carlson/public-service-fellowships-and-awards/carlson-civic-fellowship-students/.

Applications are due to engage@uw.edu by Monday, October 19 at 5:00 PM.

Questions? Contact Talya Gillman in the Carlson Center, 206.616.2885 or engage@uw.edu!

Carlson Civic Fellowship Flyer 2016.pdf
2016 Carlson Civic Fellowship Position Descriptions.pdf

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UW Undergraduate Scholarship & Fellowship Fair – Oct. 29, 2015

Join us on Thursday, Oct. 29 for the 2015 Undergraduate Scholarship & Fellowship Fair, 10am-2pm in the Mary Gates Hall Commons. This event is an opportunity for UW undergraduates and alumni to learn about and explore the variety of scholarships, fellowships, and other funded programs to consider for undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate years. Program representatives from over 30 UW, local and national organizations, agencies, departments, etc. will be tabling, as well as offering information sessions throughout the day.

The list of participating scholarship programs is available at http://expd.washington.edu/scholarshipfair.

Information sessions offered during the Fair include (all held in MGH 171): Foreign Language & Area Studies Fellowship – 10:30am
Summer Medical Dental Education Program (SMDEP) – 11:30am Marshall Scholarship Program – 12:30pm

Please see http://expd.washington.edu/scholarshipfair/forstudents for complete information session details and to RSVP for sessions.

Plan to stop by the Fair on Oct. 29! And please contact us if you have questions.

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Jackson Munro Public Service Fellowship Applications Due November 9th

The Jackson Munro Public Service Fellowship (formerly the Sterling and Gene Munro Public Service Fellowship) encourages a life-long commitment to public service by providing outstanding undergraduates with the opportunity to explore their potential through service and leadership in the community.

Jackson Munro Public Service Fellows are selected based on the strength of a public service project proposed in collaboration with a public sector (non-profit or governmental) organization.

Factors influencing the selection of Munro Public Service Fellows include:

– Historical commitment to and involvement with community engagement activities – Depth of partnership/relationship with proposed public sector partner – Scope and impact of proposed work during the Fellowship
– Potentially sustainability of proposed project, how will the organization sustain this work at the end of your Fellowship?
– Connection between proposed project, academic studies, and professional/educational goals and objectives

Made possible through the support of the Henry M. Jackson Foundation, the Fellowship is named for late Senator Henry M. “Scoop” Jackson, S. Sterling Munro, Jr., the former top aide to Senator Jackson and Administrator of the Bonneville Power Administration, and Gene Munro, a lifelong advocate for public service and the wife of S. Sterling Munro Jr.

The application deadline for the 2016 Fellowship is 11:59PM on Monday, November 9th. Application instructions and Fellowship expectations can be found at http://www.washington.edu/carlson/public-service-fellowships-and-awards/jackson-munro-public-service-fellowship/

Questions? Contact Rachel Vaughn, Director, Carlson Leadership & Public Service Center at engage@uw.edu.

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Undergraduate scholarship information sessions & workshops

The Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards has a very full schedule of scholarship-related information sessions and workshops for undergraduates during fall quarter!

Students can also find all this info and more on our website at http://expd.washington.edu/scholarships.

Scholarships 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. RSVP to attend at https://expo.uw.edu/expo/rsvp/event/244.

* Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015, 4:30-5:30pm, MGH 171
* Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015, 12:30-1:30pm, MGH 171
* Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015, 3:30-4:30pm, MGH 171

Scholarships 201: The Search for Undergraduate Scholarships & Graduate Fellowships

This session provides assistance to continuing students looking to fund undergraduate academic years and graduate school. It will include information on discipline specific scholarships, national funding opportunities, scholarship search sites, and tips to develop competitive applications. RSVP to attend at https://expo.uw.edu/expo/rsvp/event/245.

* Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015, 3:30-4:30pm, MGH 171
* Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015, 12:30-1:30pm, MGH 171
* Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015, 4:30-5:30pm, MGH 171

Curriculum Vitae Writing Workshop

Develop your undergraduate CV 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.

* Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015, 4:30-5:30pm, MGH 171
* Friday, Nov. 6, 2015, 12:30-1:30pm, MGH 171
* Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015, 4:30-5:30pm, MGH 171

Personal Statement Writing Workshop

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.

* Monday, Oct. 19, 2015, 3:30-4:30pm, MGH 171
* Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015, 4:30-5:30pm, MGH 171
* Friday, Nov. 13, 2015, 12:30-1:30pm, MGH 171

Getting Great Recommendation Letters Workshop

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. RSVP to attend at https://expo.uw.edu/expo/rsvp/event/289.

* Friday, Oct. 16, 2015, 12:30-1:30pm, MGH 171
* Monday, Nov. 9, 2015, 4:30-5:30pm, MGH 171
* Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015, 3:30-4:30pm, MGH 171

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