Expired Student Fellowships and Assistanceships

Current Funding Opportunities
2011 East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes
NSF Due Date: 11/10/2010
See Website for Description
http://www.nsfsi.org Open to:  Graduate

The Science, Mathematics And Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship for Service Program
DOD Due Date: 12/1/2010
The SMART Scholarship for Service Program supports undergraduate and graduate students pursuing degrees in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines. The program aims to increase the number of civilian scientists and engineers working at DoD laboratories.
http://smart.asee.org/ Open to:  Undergrad/Grad

Research Experiences for Undergraduates
NSO Due Date: 12/31/2010
Interns work on a specific research project in close collaboration with a scientific staff mentor at one of the two NSO sites. Research programs will emphasize data reduction and analysis, computer programming, instrumentation, or theoretical modeling.
http://eo.nso.edu/reu Open to:  Undergraduate

U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Scholarship Program
DHS Due Date: 1/5/2011
U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Scholarship Program – Supporting students interested in pursuing the basic science and technology innovations that can be applied to the security mission of DHS.
http://www.orau.gov/dhsed/ Open to:  Undergraduate

NASA Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate Scholarships
NASA Due Date: 1/17/2011
NASA expects to award 20 undergraduate and five graduate scholarships to students in aeronautics or related fields. Undergraduate students entering their second year of study will receive up to $15,000 per year for two years and the opportunity to receive a $10,000 stipend by interning at a NASA research center during the summer. Graduate students will receive up to $35,000 per year for up to three years, with an opportunity to receive a $10,000 stipend interning at a NASA research center for up to two consecutive summers.
http://nasa.asee.org/ Open to:  Undergrad/Grad

2011 NASA Academy
NASA Due Date: 1/18/2011
The NASA Academies offer a ten-week summer experience for college students with emphasis on immersive and integrated multi-disciplinary exposure and training.
https://www.academyapp.com/ Open to:  Undergraduate

Space Scholars Program
Air Force Research Laboratory Due Date: 1/22/2011
The Space Scholars Program invites four-year college graduates through PhD-level students in the areas of science and engineering to participate in a unique summer program that may lead to graduate fellowships and full-time employment. These opportunities exist in the Air Force Research Laboratory's (AFRL) Space Vehicles Directorate, which has facilities at Kirtland Air Force Base in Albuquerque, New Mexico and the National Solar Observatory, Sunspot, New Mexico.
http://www.vs.afrl.af.mil/SpaceScholars/index.aspx Open to:  Undergrad/Grad

NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship/11
NASA Due Date: 2/1/2011
Solicits applications from accredited U.S. Universities on behalf of individuals pursuing Masters or Doctoral (Ph.D.) degrees in Earth and space sciences, or related disciplines.
http://nspires.nasaprs.com/external/solicitations/summary.do?method=init&solId={6803E463-A6EF-3164-F103-A1E4178E430D}&path=open Open to:  Graduate

Summer Research Assistantship Program
NSO Due Date: 2/4/2011
Interns work on a specific research project in close collaboration with a scientific staff mentor at one of the two NSO sites. Research programs will emphasize data reduction and analysis, computer programming, instrumentation, or theoretical modeling.
http://eo.nso.edu/sra/ Open to:  Undergrad/Grad

Joint Space Weather Summer Camp
UAHuntsville/DLR Due Date: 2/28/2011
A Space Weather Summer School, hosted jointly by UAHuntsville, the German Aerospace Center (DLR) and the University of Rostock will be July 16 - August 14, 2011. The School will consist of two, back-to-back two-week sessions; the first in Rostock, Germany, and the second at UAHuntsville. We will combine intensive site visits to various German and US Space Weather monitoring facilities, first-hand experience with operation and application of Space Weather related services, lectures and hands-on project work in a team environment. The School is open to UAHuntsville undergraduate and graduate students. Undergraduate students from any discipline are eligible to apply, provided that they have at least one year of college-level calculus and a 3.25 GPA. Graduate students should have an undergraduate or graduate degree in mathematics, physics, computer science, engineering or a comparable field and an excellent academic record.
http://cspar.uah.edu/conferences/space-weather-summer-school.html Open to:  Undergrad/Grad

Alabama Space Grant Consortium Graduate STEM Research Fellowship
ASGC Due Date: 3/1/2011
Annual fellowship renewable for up to 3 years. Must be U.S. citizen and full-time graduate student with at least 3.0 GPA pursuing a Masters or Doctoral level degree in any space-related field.
http://www.uah.edu/ASGC Open to:  Graduate

Alabama Space Grant Consortium Undergraduate STEM Scholarship
ASGC Due Date: 3/1/2011
One-year award renewable for up to 2 years. Must be U.S. citizen and full-time undergraduate student (junior/senior level) with at least 3.0 GPA pursuing any space-related field.
http://www.uah.edu/ASGC Open to:  Undergraduate

Alabama Space Grant Consortium Teacher Education Scholarship Program
ASGC Due Date: 3/1/2011
One-year nonrenewable. Must be U.S. citizen and student with at least 3.0 GPA enrolled in a track that leads to teacher certification in a precollege setting.
http://www.uah.edu/ASGC Open to:  Undergrad/Grad

FY 2011 National Network for Environmental Management Studies Fellowship Program Grant
EPA Due Date: 3/4/2011
In recognition of the growing interest in environmental issues and careers, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) established the National Network for Environmental Management Studies (NNEMS) Fellowship Program in 1986 to encourage students to pursue environmental careers. The NNEMS program is a comprehensive fellowship program that provides students an opportunity to participate in a fellowship project that is directly related to their field of study.
http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do?&mode=VIEW&oppId=66833 Open to:  Undergrad/Grad

PANAMA: Regional Research and Study Abroad Program on Climate Change and Sustainable Development
UAHuntsville/CATHALAC Due Date: 3/15/2011

Description: The Water Center for the Humid Tropics of Latin America and the Caribbean (CATHALAC) and the University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAHuntsville) are pleased to offer this summer an eight-week Study Abroad Program, focusing on Climate Change and Sustainable Development in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Through professional training, hands-on learning, and a four-week internship, students will experience how global climate change influences sustainable development in Latin America and the Caribbean. Students will have the opportunity to explore firsthand the direct and indirect effects of a changing climate on natural and human systems. To facilitate professional collaboration and cross-cultural communication students will receive Spanish training and will live with host families in Panama City.

The Program is accredited by UAHuntsville and qualifies for six undergraduate credits through the Earth System Science academic program. Applicants must have successfully completed at least 2 semesters of undergraduate work. Basic Spanish proficiency is plus, but NOT a must.

Program dates: June 5th - July 31st, 2011.

http://panama.uah.edu/ Open to:  Undergraduate

Minorities in Science and Engineering (MISE)
NASA Due Date: 3/15/2011

The Minority in Science & Engineering (MISE) Summer Internship program is a collaborative between NASA Marshall Space Flight Center and local institutions including: Alabama A&M University (AAMU), Oakwood University (OU), and the University of Alabama (UA) system. The goals of MISE are to promote the retention of minorities in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines and to provide students a hands-on NASA career awareness experience. MISE is a 10-week Summer Research Internship followed by directed mentoring and professional networking opportunities during the school year.

http://www.nasa.gov/offices/education/centers/marshall/minority/index.html#internship Open to:  Undergrad/Grad

Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE)--Erma Byrd Scholarship Program
Department of Education Due Date: 4/25/2011
The Erma Byrd Scholarship Program provides scholarships to individuals pursuing a course of study that will lead to a career in industrial health and safety occupations, including mine safety. This program is designed to increase the skilled workforce in these fields at both the fundamental skills level and the advanced skills level. The program has a service obligation component, which requires recipients of the scholarship to begin employment in a career position related to industrial health and safety no later than six months after completion of the degree program, and to continue to work in a career position related to industrial health and safety, including mine safety, for a period of one year.
http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do?&mode=VIEW&oppId=82673 Open to:  Undergrad/Grad

Department of Commerce Internship for Postsecondary Students
ORAU.org Due Date: 7/1/2011
opportunities to participate in hands-on education and training related to the Department of Commerce.
http://see.orau.org/ProgramDescription.aspx?Program=10038 Open to:  Undergrad/Grad

The 12th Annual ORAU/ORNL Graduate Student Recruitment Fair
ORAU/ORNL Due Date: 7/1/2011

Thursday, August 11, 2011
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Pollard Technology Conference Center
10 Badger Ave.
Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37830

If you anticipate participating in the poster sessions at ORNL, be aware that increased security concerns require that you have early approval to go to the lab. Let us know ASAP, if you plan to go to the lab. US Citizens must apply by July 28, and non-citizens, including permanent residents, will have to apply for visit approval by July 1. There will be no exceptions! Please provide the following information to Cheryl Terry in order to provide the information required for visit approval.

Full legal name:
Date of Birth:
Gender:
Social Security Number:
Employer:
Title:
Citizenship:
Have you been to ORNL before?
Event: Summer student poster session
You can fax the information to (865) 576-0287. If you have questions concerning the poster session or the laboratory, please contact Cheryl at cheryl.terry@orau.org.

Open to:  Graduate

SBE Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants (SBE DDRIG)
NSF Due Date: 8/16/2011
The National Science Foundation's Division of Behavioral and Cognitive Sciences (BCS), Division of Social and Economic Sciences (SES), National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics (NCSES), and the SBE Office of Multidisciplinary Activities (SMA) award grants to doctoral students to improve the quality of dissertation research.
http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=13453&WT.mc_id=USNSF_39&WT.mc_ev=click Open to:  Graduate

Fall 2012 EPA Science To Achieve Results (STAR) Fellowships For Graduate Environmental Study
EPA Due Date: 11/8/2011
Purpose: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as part of its Science to Achieve Results (STAR) program, is offering Graduate Fellowships for master’s and doctoral level students in environmental fields of study. Subject to availability of funding and other applicable considerations, the Agency plans to award approximately 80 new fellowships by July 31, 2012. Master's level students may receive support for a maximum of two years. Doctoral students may be supported for a maximum of three years, usable over a period of five years. The fellowship program provides up to $42,000 per year of support per fellowship.
http://www.epa.gov/ncer/rfa/2012/2012_star_gradfellow.html Open to:  Graduate

East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes for U.S. Graduate Students (EAPSI)
NSFSI Due Date: 11/9/2011
The East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes (EAPSI) provide U.S. graduate students in science and engineering: 1) first-hand research experiences in Australia, China, Japan, South Korea, New Zealand, Singapore or Taiwan; 2) an introduction to the science, science policy, and scientific infrastructure of the respective location; and 3) an orientation to the society, culture and language. The primary goals of EAPSI are to introduce students to East Asia and Pacific science and engineering in the context of a research setting, and to help students initiate scientific relationships that will better enable future collaboration with foreign counterparts. All institutes, except Japan, last approximately eight weeks from June to August. Japan lasts approximately ten weeks from June to August (specific dates are available and updated at www.nsfsi.org) Grants are made to individuals only.
http://www.nsf.gov/publications/pub_summ.jsp?ods_key=nsf10591 Open to:  Graduate

STUDENT CLERICAL POSITIONS GS-0326-01/02/03/04/05
NSF Due Date: 11/14/2011
Ever wonder who discovers a black hole? Who tracks monarch butterfly flight patterns or hosts a conference for robots? Believe it or not, the National Science Foundation helps to make all of these things possible! In addition to funding research in traditional academic areas, the agency supports innovative ideas, novel collaborations and numerous projects that may seem like science fiction today, but become the reality of tomorrow. Our flexible work opportunities for students allow you to gather real professional experience and meaningful contacts as you begin your career. You will have the opportunity to see how both the federal government and our agency operate. Together, we ensure that the daily operations at NSF run smoothly and serve the needs of the science, engineering and education communities to produce results. Join us today! More about NSF.
http://jobview.usajobs.gov/GetJob.aspx?OPMControl=2385302 Open to:  Undergrad/Grad

Falkland Research Grants
American Philosophical Society Due Date: 12/1/2011
Since 1933 the American Philosophical Society has awarded small grants to scholars in order to support the cost of research leading to publication in all areas of knowledge. In 2010–2011 the Franklin Research Grants program awarded $330,000 to 62 scholars, and the Society expects to make a similar number of awards in this year’s competition. The Franklin program is particularly designed to help meet the costs of travel to libraries and archives for research purposes; the purchase of microfilm, photocopies, or equivalent research materials; the costs associated with fieldwork; or laboratory research expenses.
http://www.amphilsoc.org/grants/franklin?CFID=10130029&CFTOKEN=75203500 Open to:  Post-Doc

Fall 2012 EPA Greater Research Opportunities (GRO) Fellowships For Undergraduate Environmental Study
EPA Due Date: 12/12/2011
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as part of its Greater Research Opportunities (GRO) Fellowships program, is offering Greater Research Opportunities (GRO) undergraduate fellowships for bachelor level students in environmental fields of study. See Section I.D for information on the different funding descriptions. The deadline for receipt of applications is December 12, 2011 4:00 PM ET for receipt of paper applications, and December 12, 2011, at 11:59:59 PM ET for submittal of electronic applications to Grants.gov. Subject to availability of funding, and other applicable considerations, the Agency plans to award approximately 40 new fellowships by July 30, 2012. Eligible students will receive support for their junior and senior years of undergraduate study and for an internship at an EPA facility during the summer of their junior year. The fellowship provides up to $19,700 per academic year of support and $9,500 of support for a three-month summer internship.
http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do?&mode=VIEW&oppId=116693 Open to:  Graduate

Fellowship and Grant Opportunities
American Museum of Natural History Due Date: 12/15/2011
The American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) and our Richard Gilder Graduate School (RGGS) are leaders in the education and training of young scientists in the natural history disciplines represented in this institution. Our fellowships and research grants programs provide training across these disciplines, including comparative biology and the fields of anthropology, invertebrate zoology, paleontology, physical sciences (astrophysics and earth and planetary sciences), and vertebrate zoology.
http://rggs.amnh.org/pages/academics_and_research/fellowship_and_grant_opportunities#grad_fellow Open to:  Graduate

NASA-Marshall Space Flight Center Co-Op
NASA Due Date: 12/31/2011
A Student Career Experience Program (SCEP)/Cooperative Education Program (Co-Op) announcement was posted on the USA Jobs website in August. This announcement was pulled in September due to upgrades being performed on the USA Jobs website. Minor changes were made for clarification, so a new job announcement was created and reposted on October 25th. All applicants who applied prior to the September deadline were notified by e-mail to reapply on the new announcement (#MS12N0001)
http://usajobs.gov Open to:  Undergrad/Grad

Opportunities for Graduate and Undergraduate Students
National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) Due Date: 12/31/2011
Description: Contribute to the mission of the NRO while you complete your degree. Students assigned to the NRO will be provided an opportunity to learn multiple aspects of the organization from some of the nation's top scientists and engineers. Students will be assigned meaningful and challenging projects while earning a competitive income and gaining invaluable and resume building experience.
http://www.nro.gov/careers/student.html Open to:  Undergrad/Grad

DHS HS-STEM Summer Internship Program
DHS Due Date: 1/5/2012
  • Undergraduate students
  • 10 week research experience
  • $5,000 stipend plus travel expenses
  • Areas of research:
    • Engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics, chemistry, biological/life sciences, environmental science, emergency and incident management, social sciences
  • Projects offered at:
    • National research laboratories: Argonne, Idaho, Lawrence Livermore, Los Alamos, Oak Ridge, Pacific Northwest, Sandia, Savannah River
    • DHS laboratories: Transportation Security Laboratory
    • Other research facilities, including Air Force Research Laboratory, Homeland Security Studies and Analysis Institute, National Institute of Standards and Technology
  • Locations include CA, CO, ID, IL, MD, NM, NJ, OH, SC, TN, WA, VA
  • U.S. citizenship required
http://www.orau.gov/dhseducationprograms Open to:  Undergraduate

NASA Seeks Space Technology Graduate Fellowship Applicants
NASA Due Date: 1/11/2012

NASA is seeking applications from graduate students for the agency's second class of Space Technology Research Fellowships.

This e-mail update was generated automatically based on your subscriptions. Some updates may belong to more than one category, resulting in duplicate notices.

http://www.nasa.gov/home/hqnews/2011/nov/HQ_11-373_Fellowships_Space_Tech.html Open to:  Graduate

2012 National Fellowships Program
Sigma Delta Epsilon/Graduate Women in Science) Due Date: 1/15/2012
The SDE/GWIS (Sigma Delta Epsilon/Graduate Women in Science) National Fellowships Program is proud to offer fellowships in 2012 to help increase knowledge in the fundamental sciences and to encourage research careers in the sciences by women. Endowment funds, mostly generated from bequests, provide the annual income that supports scientific research done by SDE/GWIS award winners. For the 2011-2012 academic year, we distributed just under $60,000 in fellowship funds to ten deserving women scientists. This year’s application deadline is January 15, 2012 with awards being announced on or before July 1, 2012 for funding in the 2012-2013 academic year. The SDE/GWIS National Council will determine exact fellowship amounts with the maximum allowable award being $10,000.
http://gwis.org/programs.html Open to:  Assistantship

NASA Accepting Applications For Aeronautics Scholarships
NASA Due Date: 1/15/2012
NASA's Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate is accepting scholarship applications from graduate and undergraduate students for the 2012 academic year. The application deadline is Jan. 15, 2012
http://www.nasa.gov/home/hqnews/2011/sep/HQ_11-279_AERO_Scholars.html Open to:  Undergrad/Grad

IIASA Young Scientists Summer Program 2012
IIASA Due Date: 1/16/2012
Each summer, the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), located in Schloss Laxenburg near Vienna, Austria, hosts a selected group of graduate students, primarily doctoral, from around the world in its Young Scientists Summer Program (YSSP). These students work closely with an IIASA senior scientist mentor on a project proposed by the student, related to his or her graduate research.
http://www.iiasa.ac.at/ Open to:  Graduate

FY 2012 National Network for Environmental Management Studies (NNEMS) Fellowship Program Grant
EPA Due Date: 1/30/2012
The National Network for Environmental Management (NNEMS) Fellowship Program is a comprehensive fellowship program that provides students the opportunity to increase their knowledge of environmental issues while participating in a fellowship project that is directly related to their field of study. The fellowships are organized among four key areas: Environmental Policy, Regulation and Law; Environmental Management and Administration; Environmental Science; and Public Relations and Communications.
http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do?&mode=VIEW&oppId=133493 Open to:  Undergrad/Grad

2012 Planetary Geology and Geophysics Undergraduate Research Program
PGGURP Due Date: 1/30/2012

The Planetary Geology and Geophysics Undergraduate Research Program, or PGGURP, pairs qualified undergraduate students with NASA-funded investigators at research locations across the U.S. for eight weeks during the summer. Students will spend the summer at the NASA scientists' home institutions. Selected students receive a cost-of- living stipend and compensation for housing and travel.

Undergraduate students interested in learning about research in planetary geoscience are eligible to apply. Students graduating in 2012 who have not started graduate school yet are also eligible.

Preference is given to U.S. citizens and permanent residents.
http://www.acsu.buffalo.edu/~tgregg/pggurp.html Open to:  Undergrad/Grad

Natural History Research Experiences (NHRE)
NMNH Due Date: 2/1/2012
This summer The National Museum of Natural History at the Smithsonian Institution (NMNH) will again be home to the NSF-funded Research Experience for Undergraduates Site: Natural History Research Experiences (NHRE). The 10 week paid research internship for undergraduates will run from May 29th - August 3rd. Interns are selected through a competitive process and applications are due February 1st. Please circulate this information widely to your undergraduate students.
http://www.mnh.si.edu/NHRE/ Open to:  Undergraduate

NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship (NESSF) Program
NASA Due Date: 2/1/2012

NASA announces a call for graduate fellowship proposals to the NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship (NESSF) program for the 2012-2013 academic year. This call for fellowship proposals solicits applications from accredited U.S. universities on behalf of individuals pursuing Master of Science (M.Sc.) or Doctoral (Ph.D.) degrees in Earth and space sciences, or related disciplines. The purpose of NESSF is to ensure continued training of a highly qualified workforce in disciplines needed to achieve NASA's scientific goals. Awards resulting from the competitive selection will be made in the form of training grants to the respective universities.

The NESSF call for proposals and submission instructions are located at the NESSF 12 solicitation index page at http://nspires.nasaprs.com/ - click on "Solicitations" then click on "Open Solicitations" then select the "NESSF 12" announcement. Also refer to "Proposal Submission Instructions" and "Frequently Asked Questions" listed under "Other Documents" on the NESSF 12 solicitation index page.

http://nspires.nasaprs.com/ Open to:  Undergraduate

Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship Program
DOT Due Date: 2/10/2012
Purpose: The EISENHOWER GRADUATE FELLOWSHIP (provides funding for the pursuit of Masters or Doctorate Degrees in Transportation related discipline. The program objectives are: 1) to attract the nations's brightest minds to the field of Transportation, 2) to enhance the careers of Transportation professionals by encouraging them to seek advanced degrees, and 3) to retain top talent in the Transportation industry of the United States. The Program is intended to bring innovation and enhance the breadth and scope of knowledge of the entire Transportation community in the United States. The Eisenhower Graduate Fellowship Program encompasses all modes of Transportation.
http://apply07.grants.gov/apply/opportunities/instructions/oppDTFH64-12-RA-00001-cfda20.215-instructions.pdf Open to:  Graduate

Hazing Awareness Scholarship
collegegreekbooks.org Due Date: 3/6/2012
Hazing Awareness Scholarship Renewed for Fall 2011/Spring 2012 School Year
http://www.collegegreekbooks.com/cashaward.html Open to:  Undergrad/Grad

Fiscal Year 2013 National Sea Grant College Program Dean John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship
NOAA Due Date: 3/30/2012
This notice announces that applications may be submitted for the National Sea Grant College Program Dean John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship (Sea Grant Knauss Fellowship Program). Sea Grant anticipates funding not less than 30 selected applicants, of which those assigned to the Legislative branch may be limited to 10. Each award will be funded at a total of $52,500 in federal funding.
http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do?&mode=VIEW&oppId=134753 Open to:  Graduate

27th Annual Hampton University Graduate Studies Program
Hampton University Due Date: 4/2/2012

HUGS is a summer school designed for second and third year experimental or theoretical Nuclear/Particle physics graduate students who have finished (or nearly finished) their coursework. Students who are well into a research project are encouraged to apply as well. Acceptance into the program is competitive. Students will receive one transferable credit hour from Hampton University. The 2012 school will focus primarily on experimental and theoretical topics of high current interest in strong interaction physics.

Each fellowship will cover tuition, fees, room and board, in addition to reimbursement of most, if not all, of the student's domestic, second-class round-trip airfare or mileage, whichever is less. Students will need to supply funds for incidentals, extra meals, etc.

http://www.jlab.org/hugs/ Open to:  Graduate

National Academy of Education/Spencer Dissertation Fellowship Program
NAED Due Date: 10/31/2012
The NAEd/Spencer Dissertation Fellowship Program seeks to encourage a new generation of scholars from a wide range of disciplines and professional fields to undertake research relevant to the improvement of education. These $25,000 fellowships support individuals whose dissertations show potential for bringing fresh and constructive perspectives to the history, theory, or practice of formal or informal education anywhere in the world. Fellows will also attend professional development retreats and receive mentorship from NAEd members and other senior scholars in their field. This highly competitive program aims to identify the most talented emerging researchers conducting dissertation research related to education. The Dissertation Fellowship program receives many more applications than it can fund. This year, up to 600 applications are anticipated and about 25 fellowships will be awarded. Additional guidelines and the fellowship application form will be available on our website later this summer.
http://naeducation.org/NAEd_Spencer_Dissertation_Fellowship.html Open to:  Undergrad/Grad

Hertz Foundation Grant
Hertz Foundation Due Date: 11/2/2012
The Hertz Foundation selects, supports, and mentors the brightest technical people in the nation, giving them all possible freedom to find their creative limits. By further providing them opportunities to interact as a community, we help equip them to meet John Hertz’s challenge to serve the nation.
http://www.resadmin.uah.edu/resadminweb/documents/Hertz-poster2012-lettersize.pdf Open to:  Graduate

Joint Fire Science Program 2013 Graduate Research Innovation (GRIN) Award (FA-FON0013-0003)
JFSP Due Date: 11/16/2012
In partnership with the Association for Fire Ecology, the Joint Fire Science Program (JFSP) invites current MS and PhD graduate students in the fields of wildland fire and related human dimensions and ecological sciences to apply for a Graduate Research Innovation (GRIN) award. JFSP recognizes that graduate students of today are the managers, scientists, and leaders of tomorrow. These awards allow graduate students to conduct research that will supplement and enhance the quality, scope, or applicability of their thesis or dissertation, and to build skills needed for independent inquiry. Proposals must describe new, unfunded work that extends ongoing or planned research that is the subject of a thesis or dissertation that has been approved by the graduate student's advisory committee. Proposals must be written by the student and must be reviewed and submitted by the student's advisor, who acts as the formal Principal Investigator (PI) for the project.
http://www07.grants.gov/search/synopsis.do;jsessionid=TBqMQp5Ymqbnv8qJNZX86fJL5K3jGkcQKgT7pmxl4nhqkz8NMc2W!-48270356 Open to:  Graduate

Fall 2013 EPA Science to Achieve Results (STAR) Fellowships for Graduate Environmental Study
EPA Due Date: 11/27/2012
Purpose: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as part of its Science to Achieve Results (STAR) program, is offering Graduate Fellowships for master’s and doctoral level students in environmental fields of study. The deadline for submission of applications is November 27, 2012 at 11:59:59 PM. Subject to availability of funding and other applicable considerations, the Agency plans to award approximately 80 new fellowships in the late summer of 2013. Master's level students may receive support for a maximum of two years. Doctoral students may be supported for a maximum of three years, usable over a period of five years. The fellowship program provides up to $42,000 per year of support per fellowship.
http://www.epa.gov/ncer/rfa/2013/2013_star_gradfellow.html Open to:  Graduate

National Academy of Education /Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship Program
NAED Due Date: 11/30/2012
The NAEd/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship Program supports early-career scholars working in critical areas of educational scholarship. Fellows will receive $55,000 for one academic year of research, or $27,500 for each of two contiguous years, working half time. Fellows will also attend professional development retreats and receive mentorship from NAEd members and other senior scholars in their field. Applicants must have had their PhD, EdD, or equivalent research degree conferred between January 1, 2007, and December 31, 2012. This fellowship is non-residential, and applications from all disciplines are encouraged. Up to twenty NAEd/Spencer Fellowships will be awarded. Additional guidelines and the fellowship application form will be available on our website later this summer.
http://naeducation.org/NAEd_Spencer_Postdoctoral_Fellowship.html Open to:  Post-Doc

http://www.nasa.gov/home/hqnews/2012/oct/HQ_12-356_OCT_Fellowships_2013.html
NASA Due Date: 12/4/2012
NASA is seeking applications from graduate students for the agency's Space Technology Research Fellowships. Applications will be accepted from students pursuing or planning to pursue master's or doctoral degrees in relevant space technology disciplines at accredited U.S. universities. The fellowship awards, worth as much as $68,000 per year, will coincide with the start of the fall 2013 term.
http://www.nasa.gov/home/hqnews/2012/oct/HQ_12-356_OCT_Fellowships_2013.html Open to:  Graduate

CDC-OADP -2011-0037
ORAU.org Due Date: 12/31/2012
One position is available in the Office of the Associate Director for Policy (OADP), within the Office of the Director at CDC.   The OADP provides technical assistance to the Office of the Surgeon General in the management of the National Prevention Council and the Implementation of the National Prevention Strategy (NPS).  The NPS was called for under the Affordable Care Act and outlines the ways that public and private partners can join all Americans in their goal to stay healthy and fit and improve our nation’s prosperity.
http://orise.orau.gov/science-education/internships-scholarships-fellowships/description.aspx?JobId=2327 Open to:  Undergrad/Grad

NASA Harriett G. Jenkins Predoctoral Fellowship Project
NASA Due Date: 12/31/2012
The JPFP aims to increase the U.S. talent pool of underrepresented groups, including women, ethnic minorities, and persons with disabilities who receive Master's and Doctoral degrees participating in the STEM workforce.
http://www.uncfsp.org/cms/default.aspx?page=program.view&areaid=12&contentid=893&typeid=jpfp Open to:  Graduate

Social Science Division Student Travel Awards
Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) Due Date: 12/31/2012
The Social Science Division is offering a limited number of travel grants, up to $200 each, for undergraduate students presenting the results of research that they have conducted at a regional or national, discipline-specific meeting during the academic year 2011-12. Award recipients are required to acknowledge CUR for support of their travel in their talk or poster. After the meeting, a brief report about the experience is expected. Minority students are encouraged to apply. Eligibility Criteria: Undergraduate student must be a junior or senior, student’s mentor must be a CUR member or the student’s home institution must be a CUR institutional member, and student’s home institution must match the travel grant. Applications for a travel grant to a spring 2012 meeting are now being accepted. Award decisions will be made on a first come, first serve basis. For application requirements and more details visit: www.cur.org/socscistudenttravel.html . Contact Dave Cook at David.Cook@uah.edu if you intend to apply.
http://www.cur.org/socscistudenttravel.html Open to:  Undergraduate

Earth Sciences Graduate Research Assistants Program
GESTAR Due Date: 12/31/2012
Goddard Earth Sciences Technology and Research (GESTAR), a cooperative agreement between USRA and GSFC, is offering a Graduate Research Assistants Program in conjunction with its university partners, Morgan State University and Johns Hopkins University. The program would provide graduate students access to MSU and JHU faculty as well as the opportunity to work alongside scientists at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. Additional information may be found at http://gestar.usra.edu/students/.
http://gestar.usra.edu/students/ Open to:  Graduate

NASA Aeronautics Scholarships
NASA Due Date: 1/14/2013
Purpose: NASA expects to award 20 undergraduate and five graduate scholarships to students in an aeronautical engineering program or related field. Undergraduate students who have at least two years of study remaining will receive up to $15,000 per year for two years and the opportunity to receive a $10,000 stipend by interning at a NASA research center during the summer. Graduate students will receive a $35,000 stipend per year and $11,000 for educational expenses for up to three years, with an opportunity to receive a $10,000 stipend interning at a NASA research center for up to two consecutive summers. Graduate students also must apply under a specific research topic to align with NASA's aeronautics research programs. Students not committed to a specific academic institution or program still may apply. If accepted, they must be admitted by fall 2013 into an aeronautical engineering program or related field of study at an accredited U.S. university.
http://nasa.asee.org/ Open to:  Undergraduate

Summer Internships at the Center for Exploration in Space Science and Technology
USRA Due Date: 2/1/2013
The CRESST partnership is planning to select between six and fifteen students, on a competitive basis, to participate in summer internships on-site at GSFC for the summer of 2013. These are nominally 10-week paid internships ($5,000 for undergrads and $6,000 for graduate-level students), primarily but not exclusively for undergraduate level college students. It is expected all students would be attending U.S. universities. Students need not be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
http://cresst.umd.edu/Opportunities/internship2013.html Open to:  Undergrad/Grad

Graduate Student Measurement Science and Engineering (GMSE) Fellowship Program
NIST Due Date: 2/15/2013
NIST is soliciting proposals from eligible applicants for a Graduate Student Measurement Science and Engineering (GMSE) Fellowship Program that will provide doctoral-level graduate students with opportunities and financial assistance to obtain laboratory experiences within the NIST laboratories in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines. The recipient will work with NIST to foster collaborative research relationships among NIST, doctoral-level graduate students and the students’ academic institutions in STEM. Review, selection, and award processing is expected to be completed in March 2013. The earliest anticipated start date for awards under this FFO is expected to be May 1, 2013
http://www.nist.gov/iaao/upload/2013-NIST-GMSE-01.pdf Open to:  Undergraduate

NASA Postdoctoral Program Fellowships
NASA Due Date: 3/1/2013

The NASA Postdoctoral Program (NPP) supports NASA's goal to expand scientific understanding of the Earth and the universe in which we live.

Selected by a competitive peer-review process, NPP Fellows complete one- to three-year Fellowship appointments that offer scientists and engineers unique opportunities to conduct research in fields of science relevant to NASA.

These opportunities advance NASA's missions in Earth science, heliophysics, planetary science, astrophysics, space bioscience, aeronautics and engineering, human exploration and space operations, and astrobiology. Opportunities are available at NASA Centers and other NASA-approved sites.

As a result, NPP Fellows contribute to national priorities for scientific exploration, confirm NASA's leadership in fundamental research, and complement the efforts of NASA's partners in the national science community.

http://nasa.orau.org/postdoc/ Open to:  Post-Doc

28th Annual Hampton University Graduate Studies Program
Hampton University Due Date: 4/2/2013

HUGS is a summer school designed for second and third year experimental or theoretical Nuclear/Particle physics graduate students who have finished (or nearly finished) their coursework. Students who are well into a research project are encouraged to apply as well. Acceptance into the program is competitive. Students will receive one transferable credit hour from Hampton University. The 2012 school will focus primarily on experimental and theoretical topics of high current interest in strong interaction physics.

Each fellowship will cover tuition, fees, room and board, in addition to reimbursement of most, if not all, of the student's domestic, second-class round-trip airfare or mileage, whichever is less. Students will need to supply funds for incidentals, extra meals, etc.

http://www.jlab.org/hugs/ Open to:  Graduate

Applications for the 2013 Summer Fellowship Program are now being accepted!!
USRA Due Date: 4/30/2013
The Center for Space Nuclear Research (CSNR) invites undergraduate and graduate level students to experience cutting-edge research in nuclear power and propulsion technologies through our Summer Fellowship Program. As a CSNR Summer Fellow, you will work as part of a team of students and with scientists at the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) to complete a research project of current interest to NASA in potential nuclear technology performance. The Summer Fellows program allows participants to experience a real research environment, to learn from top-notch nuclear scientists, and to preview careers in research.
http://csnr.usra.edu/ Open to:  Undergrad/Grad

U.S. Department of State 2014 Spring Student Internship Program (unpaid)
Department of State Due Date: 7/1/2013

This program offers U.S. citizen undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to participate in 10-week, unpaid internships that provide intensive educational and professional experience within the environment of America’s principle foreign affairs agency.

The unpaid internships are available at many of the over 265 U.S. embassies, consulates and missions to international organizations around the world, as well as at the Department of State in Washington, D.C. and other locations throughout the U.S. Participants gain first-hand, hands-on experience, and learn the realities of working in – and with – Foreign and Civil Service professionals who are at the forefront of America’s diplomatic efforts.

https://state.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/344319200 Open to:  Undergrad/Grad

USRA Research Opportunity
USRA Due Date: 8/1/2013

USRA is accepting applications this summer for the 2013 USRA Undergraduate Scholarship Awards.

These are awards made to undergraduate students who have shown a career interest in science or engineering with an emphasis on space research or space science education. Three Scholarship Awards have been established to honor individuals who have made contributions to science and the US Space Program. A fourth Scholarship Award has been established to broadly support undergraduate science and engineering education. Students will be matched to the scholarship award most appropriate for their area of study.

http://www.usra.edu/about/outreach/scholarship Open to:  Undergraduate

East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes for U.S. Graduate Students
NSF Due Date: 9/25/2013

NOTE: Proposals are submitted by individual graduate students. NSF and selected foreign counterpart science and technology agencies sponsor international research institutes for U.S. graduate students in seven East Asia and Pacific locations at times set by the counterpart agencies between June and August each year.

http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2013/nsf13593/nsf13593.pdf Open to:  Graduate

U.S. Department of State 2014 Summer Student Internship Program (unpaid).
DoS Due Date: 11/1/2013
This program offers U.S. citizen undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to participate in 10-week, unpaid internships that provide intensive educational and professional experience within the environment of America’s principle foreign affairs agency. The unpaid internships are available at many of the over 265 U.S. embassies, consulates and missions to international organizations around the world, as well as at the Department of State in Washington, D.C. and other locations throughout the U.S. Participants gain first-hand, hands-on experience, and learn the realities of working in – and with – Foreign and Civil Service professionals who are at the forefront of America’s diplomatic efforts.
https://state.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/351699900 Open to:  Undergraduate

Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP)
NSF Due Date: 11/4/2013

The purpose of the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) is to help ensure the vitality and diversity of the scientific and engineering workforce of the United States. The program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students who are pursuing research-based master's and doctoral degrees in fields within NSF's mission. The GRFP provides three years of support for the graduate education of individuals who have demonstrated their potential for significant achievements in science and engineering research.

http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2013/nsf13584/nsf13584.htm Open to:  Graduate

NASA Space Technology Research Fellowships (NSTRF 14)
NSF Due Date: 11/13/2013
NASA is seeking applications from U.S. graduate students for the agency's Space Technology Research Fellowships. The research grants, worth as much as $68,000 per year, will coincide with the start of the 2014 fall term. Applications will be accepted from students pursuing or planning to pursue master's or doctorate degrees in relevant space technology disciplines at accredited U.S. universities. The grants will sponsor U.S. graduate student researchers who show significant potential to contribute to NASA's strategic space technology objectives through their studies. To date, NASA has awarded grants to 193 student researchers from 68 universities located in 33 states and one U.S. territory. Sponsored by NASA's Space Technology Mission Directorate, the fellowships are improving America’s technological competitiveness by providing the nation with a pipeline of innovative space technologies. The deadline for submitting applications is Nov. 13.
http://tinyurl.com/NSTRF14 Open to:  Undergraduate

RISE World-Wide (Research Internships in Science and Engineering)
DAAD Due Date: 11/24/2013
Purpose: The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) is inviting research groups from all over the world to host a German undergraduate to assist with their research in the summer of 2014. For more information and to submit internship project proposals, please visit: http://www.daad.de/rise-weltweit/en/index.html The database for project proposals is open from October 07, 2013 through November 24, 2013.Students in Germany participating in this program come from the fields of biology, chemistry, physics, earth science, engineering, medicine, or a closely related field, and will receive a DAAD scholarship to help cover living expenses and travel costs. Each student applying for an internship may apply for up to three projects, between December 2, 2013 and January 12, 2014. The prospective hosts are then asked to provide DAAD with a ranking of the applications for their projects which will be taken into account when matching students to projects.
https://www.daad.de/rise-weltweit/en/index.html Open to:  Undergraduate

CRESST Summer Internships 2014
NASA/GSFC Due Date: 2/2/2014
The CRESST partnership at NASA/GSFC is planning to select between six and fifteen students, on a competitive basis, to participate in summer internships on-site at GSFC for the summer of 2014. These are nominally 10-week paid internships ($5,000 for undergrads and $6,000 for graduate-level students), primarily but not exclusively for undergraduate level college students attending U.S. universities. For the most part, students need not be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. The standard internship period for 2014 will be June 2nd through August 8th. Deviations from this specific period are possible with the agreement of the designated sponsor. Applications received by our closing date of February 3, 2014 will be given full consideration. For detailed information and application instructions, visit the CRESST website at http://cresst.umd.edu/Opportunities/internship2014.html.
http://cresst.umd.edu/Opportunities/internship2014.html Open to:  Graduate

U.S. Department of State 2014 Fall Student Internship Program (unpaid).
USAJobs Due Date: 3/3/2014
This program offers U.S. citizen undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to participate in 10-week, unpaid internships that provide intensive educational and professional experience within the environment of America’s principle foreign affairs agency.
https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/359486600 Open to:  Undergrad/Grad

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