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Linda Hall Library Fellowships

Linda Hall Library, Kansas City, MO, is pleased to announce that resident fellowships for 2013 are now available. Though the Library is open to anyone who wishes to use the collections, fellowships up to $3,500 per month will assist scholars in financing a research visit.

Resident fellowships are offered for the duration of 1 to 9 months in support of research projects in science, engineering, and technology; in the history of science, engineering, and technology; or in interdisciplinary topics that link science or technology to the broader culture. Applications from U.S. and international scholars are welcome.

Recipients of fellowships are expected to work full time on their research projects while at the Library, to engage with other resident scholars, and to offer a presentation on their work to the general public.

Eligibility
Doctorate-seeking scholars, post-doctorate scholars, and independent scholars who can demonstrate similar professional or academic experience are eligible to apply.

Application Information:
The application deadline for 2013 fellowships is January 3, 2013. Recipients will be notified in early spring 2013. Please see the Linda Hall Library Fellowships webpage for more information and application instructions: http://www.lindahall.org/fellowships/

 

Donna Swischer
Director, Fellowship Program
Linda Hall Library
5109 Cherry Street
Kansas City, MO 64110
816-926-8718

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APPA Student Research Grants/Internships

FROM:             Michele Suddleson, DEED Program Manager, American Public Power Association

It is my pleasure to inform you that the American Public Power Association (APPA) awards student research grants/internships each year to university students as part of its Demonstration of Energy-Efficient Developments (DEED) Program.  APPA is the service organization for the nation’s community-owned electric utilities.  DEED is APPA’s research program that funds innovative, energy related research.

Please assist us in notifying your students about our opportunities by posting copies of our student flyer in prominent locations at your university, sending out on appropriate university list servers, and providing copies of the notice to your university’s student financial aid office.  Below is a brief synopsis of the scholarships we offer.

Ten  $4,000 Student Research Grants/Internships

Ten $4,000 student research grants/internships are awarded each year to undergraduate/graduate university students to conduct research on a project/internship in conjunction with a DEED member utility or as part of the students’ curriculum requirements if approved by a DEED member.  A mid-project report, final report, and abstract are required.  A sample Grant/Internship application can be found here.

Annual Application Deadlines: February 15 and October 15

One $5,000 Technical Design Project (Research Grant)

DEED awards one Technical Design Project each year to a student or group of students studying in an energy related discipline.  This grant is geared towards engineering students working on their senior project.  The student(s) academic advisor must approve the project and a mid-project report, final report, and abstract are required.  Travel expenses (up to $3,000) are also included in this grant for the student(s) to present their work at APPA’s Engineering and Operations Technical Conference held each spring.  A sample Technical Design Project application can be found here.

Annual Application Deadline:  October 15

Applications offered here are only to be used as a sample of the questions and information that will be required as we are launching a on-line application process January 3, 2012.

For more information connect to DEED’s scholarship information on APPA’s DEED website, or contact DEED program staff at 202-467-2960 or DEED@PublicPower.org.

 

Virginia Space Grant Consortium Scholarships

Virginia Space Grant Consortium Announces (VSGC) 2012–2013 Scholarship and Fellowship Opportunities!  Visit http://www.vsgc.odu.edu for more info.

VSGC awards over $325,000 in scholarships and fellowships to students attending Virginia Space Grant member institutions and majoring in a science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM) field.  Research proposals from students majoring in any STEM field and working on a project that supports NASA’s mission are welcomed.  VSGC can assist students and faculty in identifying research projects and connecting to NASA.

The Undergraduate STEM Research Scholarship Program provides a one-year scholarship of up to $8,500 to support undergraduate students actively engaged in a research project with a faculty mentor.

The Graduate STEM Research Fellowship Program provides $5,000 in support to graduate students actively engaged in a research project with a faculty mentor.  The Graduate Fellowship is add-on support for students and is renewable for one year.

The Community College STEM Scholarship Program provides $2,000 scholarships to students attending any Virginia Community College and majoring in STEM.

The Teacher Education STEM Scholarship Program provides $1,000 awards to students majoring in a teacher education preparation program and demonstrating an interest in teaching in a STEM field.   Undergraduate and graduate students are eligible to apply.

The VSGC is especially seeking applications from underrepresented minorities, females, and persons with disabilities.

For more info, please contact Nick Koltun, VSGC Educational Programs Specialist at nkoltun@odu.edu or (757) 766-5210.

Post-Doc Fellowships for Women in Science

On October 18, the L’Oréal USA Fellowships For Women In Science program call for applications for the 2012 Fellowship Program will commence.  The program is entering its ninth year and since its launch in 2003, L’Oréal USA’s Fellowship program has recognized and rewarded 40 extraordinarily talented young women scientists engaged in breakthrough research projects at leading universities and research institutions across the country.

I invite you to communicate this special fellowship program for exceptional female post-doctoral researchers to your community.

The L’Oréal USA Fellowships For Women In Science awards five post-doctoral women scientists with grants of up to $60,000. Applicants are welcome from a variety of fields, including the life and physical/material sciences, technology (including computer science), engineering and mathematics.

I thank you for considering this fellowship opportunity for your community and appreciate your partnership in advancing the role of women in science.

More information on the Fellowships can be found on our website, http://www.lorealusa.com/forwomeninscience.  Should you have any questions or require more information, please e-mail me at vniz@us.loreal.com

Sincerely,

Virginia J. Niz
L’Oreal USA
575 Fifth Avenue – 34 Floor
New York, NY 10017
Tel:  212-984-4474

Linda Hall Library Fellowships

The Linda Hall Library in Kansas City, MO, is pleased to announce that resident fellowships for 2012 are now available.  Though the Library is open to anyone who wishes to use the collections, fellowships up to $3,000 per month will assist scholars to finance a research visit.

Resident fellowships are offered for the duration of 1 to 9 months in support of research projects in science, engineering, and technology; in the history of science, engineering, and technology; or in interdisciplinary topics that link science or technology to the broader culture.  Applications from U.S. and international scholars are welcome.

Recipients of fellowships are expected to work full time on their research projects while at the Library, to engage with other resident scholars, and to offer a presentation on their work to the general public.

Eligibility

Doctorate-seeking scholars, post-doctorate scholars, and independent scholars who can demonstrate similar professional or academic experience are eligible to apply.

Application Information:

The application deadline for 2012 fellowships is January 3, 2012.  Recipients will be notified in early spring 2012.  Please see the Linda Hall Library Fellowships webpage for more information and application instructions:  http://www.lindahall.org/fellowships/index.shtml.

For further information, you may also contact:

Donna Swischer
Linda Hall Library
5109 Cherry Street
Kansas City, MO 64110
816-9268718
fellowships@lindahall.org


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