Month: November 2014

US. D.O.E. Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship Program (MLEF) – Application due Jan. 2

U.S. Department of Energy Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship Program (MLEF)

The Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship (MLEF) Program provides students with an opportunity to gain and develop research skills with the Department of Energy’s Office of Fossil Energy for 10 weeks over the summer. For 20 years, this program has increased awareness of DOE research opportunities to students pursuing STEM degrees (science, technology, engineering and math). The goal of the program is to improve opportunities for women and minority students in these fields, however all eligible candidates are encouraged to apply.  Stipends start at $600 per week and eligible Fellows will receive an additional travel and housing allowance.  For more information, visit http://orise.orau.gov/mlef/.
Eligibility

*   Be at least 18 years of age at time of application;
*   Be a U.S. Citizen;
*   Have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0;
*   Be currently enrolled full-time in an accredited college or university (sophomore year or higher) or had a Ph.D. conferred on or after January 2, 2014 in a science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) degree

Application closes Friday, January 2, 2015 – click http://orise.orau.gov/mlef/ to get started NOW!

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Oswego Global Lab 2015 – Apply today for research opportunities abroad!

The Global Laboratory is an innovative undergraduate research experience offering students hands-on, immersive problem-solving opportunities in international laboratories in the most promising fields of study—science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

http://www.oswego.edu/academics/research/global_laboratory.html

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SUNY LSAMP Bridge to the Doctorate at Binghamton University – Apply!!!

Pending NSF funding, the SUNY Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation Bridge to Doctorate (LSAMP BD) program at Binghamton University, is slated to begin in August 2015.

This program establishes a bridge helping students to obtain a PhD by providing the financial support to pursue graduate study, faculty mentors to guide students academically and professionally, and a support network to assist them in accomplishing their goals.
Eligibility Criteria:

*   Participation in a LSAMP program during undergrad
*   Bachelor’s degree in a STEM discipline with a 3.0 GPA or better
*   U.S. citizen or permanent resident
*   Acceptance into a STEM graduate program at Binghamton University
*   Desire to pursue a Ph.D. in a STEM discipline

The benefits of becoming a SUNY LSAMP BD Fellow include:

*   Tuition, fees and student health insurance waiver for first two years
*   Stipend of $30,000 annually for first two years
*   Level funding in years 3, 4, & 5 if qualified to advance to PhD
*   Faculty mentoring
*   Participation in professional conferences and meetings
*   Links to research and professional opportunities
*   Enriched academic services and support
Applicants to the program are evaluated on the basis of their record of achievement, as well as their research experiences, motivation, and connection to their field of study. Please encourage all qualified students to apply. The Binghamton University Graduate School provides an Application Fee Waiver<http://www.binghamton.edu/grad-school/prospective-students/apply.html> to LSAMP students.
For more information or to apply, please visit http://binghamton.edu/lsamp/bd/.

University of Wisconsin-Madison Bridge to the Doctorate (Pending NSF Approval)

The University of Wisconsin-Madison has submitted a proposal for a Bridge to the Doctorate, which if funded will enroll a cohort of 12 students in fall 2015. The WiscAMP Bridge to the Doctorate (WiscAMP-BD) program will provide generous support for LSAMP-eligible students who have completed their STEM bachelor degrees at an LSAMP institution within the last 2 years. All 4-year campuses for institutions in WiscAMP qualify as LSAMP institutions.

WiscAMP-BD students will be part of a diverse community of graduate research scholars in STEM, receive individualized faculty mentoring, and have access to ongoing academic and career development resources.

In order to apply for the award, students must first be accepted into a graduate program in STEM at UW-Madison and complete the attached application form. The graduate school deadline for application varies according to department and program. Please encourage your LSAMP-eligible students who will be ready to begin their graduate school studies in fall 2015 to apply now to ensure timely consideration and admission into the graduate program of their choice.

There are over 50 STEM graduate programs at UW-Madison that students can apply to and qualify for WiscAMP-BD support. If students have questions about which program(s) they should apply to, please encourage them to contact the Kelly Burton (kburton@engr.wisc.edu) with questions about physical and engineering disciplines and Abbey Thompson
(akthomp1@wisc.edu) with questions about biological and natural science disciplines.

Thank you for your support for LSAMP and WiscAMP!

WiscAMP-BD Application form

Igor Sikorsky Scholarship Program/Internship – Apply before Nov. 30th

Igor Sikorsky Scholarship Program/Internship 2015 (Sikorsky)

Stratford, Connecticut Job Code: 131562-02

The Igor Sikorsky Scholarship Program (ISSP) is an integral part of Sikorsky¿s intern recruitment effort. The ISSP is designed to increase the level of interest in and awareness of careers in the rotorcraft industry amongst engineering students. The ISSP is also a reflection of our values and is awarded to recognize outstanding students and the achievements they have made. We provide students with the opportunity to work as an intern to gain insight into the rotorcraft industry, our company, and culture.

To be considered, the following requirements must be met: – Must at least be a full-time Sophomore or Junior and have a graduation date no earlier than Dec 2016 – Pursuing an undergraduate degree at a nationally accredited U.S. college or university in one of the following engineering disciplines: Aerospace, Mechanical, Materials Science, Systems, Electrical, Computer and Computer Science. – Able to participate in a minimum of two 10-week paid summer internships. – In good standing with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale – Two letters of recommendation from the Dean of Engineering, a Faculty member or an Advisor. – Resume & Respond to two essay questions -Why a career with Sikorsky Aircraft interests you? -Name some situations in which a leader may fail. Tell us about a time you failed as a leader and how you recovered? Participants in the Igor Sikorsky Scholarship Program receive: – $10,000 annual award for tuition and education related fees – Paid summer internships in a US domestic office – Reimbursable summer housing stipend of $3,500 (if relocation is necessary) – Mentoring – Employment opportunity with Sikorsky upon graduation

Candidates interested in applying to the scholarship program must complete the online application process. Resumes will be forwarded to the ISSP program coordinator based on qualifications. If selected as a scholarship candidate supplemental materials will be sent to the selected candidates and will have to be submitted prior to consideration for an interview. – U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident Alien; Proof of citizenship is required. United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.