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Graduate students (domestic and international) should also review the information in GradFunding Newsletters for other sources of financial support.
+ National Research Council of the National Academies - Graduate and Postdoctoral Fellowships and Senior Researcher Awards
- From Eric Betterton (ATMO): We are asking your assistance in forwarding this message to inform students and faculty in your department of these outstanding fellowship opportunities. More detailed information and an online application can be found at www.nationalacademies.org/rap.
- The National Research Council of the National Academies sponsors a number of awards for graduate, postdoctoral and senior researchers at participating federal laboratories and affiliated institutions.
- These awards include generous stipends ranging from $42,000 - $75,000 per year for recent Ph.D. recipients, and higher for additional experience. Graduate entry level stipends begin at $30,000.
- These awards provide the opportunity for recipients to do independent research in some of the best-equipped and staffed laboratories in the U.S.
- Research opportunities are open to U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and for some of the laboratories, foreign nationals.
- Detailed program information, including online applications, instructions on how to apply and a list of participating laboratories, is available on the NRC Research Associateship Programs Website.
- If seriously interested in applying, contact Dr. Eric Betterton (email@example.com) to discuss. (Betterton is former chair of the NRC selection committee.)
- Official questions should be directed to the NRC at 202-334-2760 (phone) or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- There are 4 annual review cycles.
- Review Cycle: November; Opens September 1; Closes November 1
- Review Cycle: February; Opens December 1; Closes February 1
- Review Cycle: May; Opens March 1; Closes May 1
- Review Cycle: August; Opens June 1; Closes August 1
- Applicants should contact prospective Adviser(s) at the lab(s) prior to the application deadline to discuss their research interests and funding opportunities.
+ Marie Curie Postdoctoral Fellowships
- Application deadline August 14
- Final call for Marie Curie Postdoctoral Fellowships under the EU FP7 is now open.
- All research areas are eligible.
- Eligible applicants must either have a Ph.D. at the time of the call deadline (August 14) or at least 4 years full-time research experience (inclusive of Ph.D.).
- The mobility rules require that the researcher has not resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in the country of their host organization for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to the reference date.
- The link to the calls and documents can be found at the Research and Participant Portal
- At the portal page, click on the term "Search" (upper right)
- At the Search menu, click on Call Search
- Use Search term(s): Marie Curie
- Framework Programme: F7
- Specific Programme: All
- Specific Theme: All
- Call Type: All
- Call Status: Open
- Sort by: Publication Date
- Click on the appropriate grant type: Intra-European, International Incoming, International Outgoing, etc.
+ Fulbright U.S. Fellowship Program for 2014-15
- UA Campus deadline September 10 (Contact Information: email@example.com)
- Fulbright deadline (online application) October 15 at 5:00 PM (Eastern Time)
- You must contact the UA Office of Nationally Competitive Scholarships (ONCS) at firstname.lastname@example.org for information and details about this application before applying at the national online website.
- Two types of Fellowships are available and both offer complete funding:
- English Teaching Assistantship (ETA) which supports a year of teaching English as a second language abroad
- Research/Study grant which supports a year-long project (research and study) abroad.
- Read more about the both types of Fellowship opportunities and begin the online application process at the Fulbright U.S. Fellowship program website
+ Churchill Scholarship in Science, Engineering, and Mathematics for 2014-15
UA Campus deadline October 15 (Contact Information: email@example.com)
Churchill online app deadline November 12
You must contact the UA Office of Nationally Competitive Scholarshipsp (ONCS) at firstname.lastname@example.org for information and details about this application before applying at the national online website. Only 2 nominees from the UA will be completing the application process.
An applicant must be a citizen of the United States, either natural or naturalized, and must be a senior who is enrolled in one of the participating institutions (UA is one) or who has recently graduated from one of those institutions.
Upon taking up the Churchill Scholarship, a scholar must be between the ages of 19 and 26, must hold a bachelor's degree or an equivalent, and may not have attained a doctorate.
Selection criteria include
exceptional academic talent and outstanding achievement, especially in the major;
capacity to contribute to the advancement of knowledge in the sciences, engineering, or mathematics by pursuing original, creative work at an advanced level as demonstrated by awards, prizes, research, and letters of recommendation (i.e. must demonstate extensive laboratory experience, internships, or other related work);
outstanding personal qualities, not so much "well rounded" as with "interesting jagged edges" including, but not limited to, activities outside academic pursuits, such as music, athletics, social service, among others.
Read more about this scholarship at the Winston Churchill Foundation Scholarship website
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