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Scholarships & Fellowships


 

Ernest F. Hollings Scholarship

The Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship Program is open to US citizens who will be juniors in the fall with a minimum 3.0 cumulative gpa, and majoring in NOAA mission disciplines, including math, engineering, oceanic or environmental sciences, physical and social sciences, or teacher education. Benefits include up to $8,000 in academic assistance per school year for up to two years for the 100 students who will be selected; a 10-week, paid summer internship; and housing subsidy during the summer internship. The application process opens in September each year, and closes January 30. Program information and application materials available at: www.oesd.noaa.gov/scholarships/hollings.html#page=timeline


Phi Kappa Phi Student-Faculty Research Scholarships

(administered by TCNJ Chapter of Phi Kappa Phi)
The TCNJ chapter of Phi Kappa Phi awards scholarships each semester to enable students to become involved in research with a faculty member.
Support: $400
Deadlines: Early November for Spring Semester, early April for Fall Semester
Contact: Nancy Freudenthal, Secretary of Phi Kappa Phi,
Office of Academic Affairs, Green Hall 212, x 3080.


Phi Kappa Phi Internship Support Grant Competition

(a nationally competitive grant; 10 awards annually)
Supports an undergraduate to seek knowledge and experience in his/her academic field by working outside of the academic setting.
Support: $ 1,000
Eligiblity: Must have at least 56 and no more than 90 semester hours, with at least one full year remaining in program.
Minimum GPA is 3.5. Internship must be at least 20 hrs/week for at least 6 weeks.
Deadline: varies – check website
Contact: Nancy Freudenthal, x 3080, TCNJ Phi Kappa Phi Chapter
or National Office at 1-800-804-9880
E-mail: awards@phikappaphi.org
Link: www.phikappaphi.org


Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Support Grant Competition

(a nationally competitive grant; 10 awards annually)
Supports an undergraduate to seek knowledge and experience through studies abroad.

Support: $ 1,000
Eligiblity: Must have at least 56 and no more than 90 semester hours, with at least one full year remaining in program.
Minimum GPA is 3.5. Must enroll at an accredited international institution during the study abroad period.
Deadline: varies – check website
Contact: Nancy Freudenthal, x 3080, TCNJ Phi Kappa Phi Chapter
or National Office at 1-800-804-9880
E-mail: awards@phikappaphi.org
Link: www.phikappaphi.org


Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship

(a nationally competitive scholarship; approximately 300 awarded annually)
Nationally competitive scholarship for students in mathematics, natural sciences, computer science, or engineering. Not intended for students going into medicine unless they are going into medical research.
Support: Up to $ 7,500 for up to two years
Eligibility: Full time students who apply during their sophomore or junior year (i.e., one or two years before
expected date of graduation)
Deadlines: Letter of intent Dr. Michelle Bunagan in the Dept. of Chemistry (bunagan@tcnj.edu) in October;
Draft application due in November.
Link: http://www.act.org/goldwater/


Sigma Xi Grants-In-Aid of Research

(a nationally competitive award, 500-600 awarded annually)
Provides financial to students to conduct research (covers only direct costs). Proposals are judged solely on the basis of their scientific merit.
Eligibility: Students or their faculty mentors must be members of Sigma Xi.
Support: Up to $1,000. (Eye/vision research up to $2,500)
Deadlines: October 15 and March 15 of each year
Contact: Committee on Grants-in-Aid of Research
Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society
P.O. Box 13975
Research Triangle park, NC 27709
Phone: 800-243-6534 or 919-549-4691
E-mail: giar@sigmaxi.org
Link: http://www.sigmaxi.org/giar/guidelines.htm


NIH Undergraduate Scholarship Program

Offers competetive scholarships to students from disadvantaged backgrounds who are committed to careers in biomedical research. The program is designed to improve access to education leading to research careers for those who have had fewer opportunities than others. The program is primarily designed to provide an incentive for exceptional scholars to pursue biomedical research careers at NIH.
Eligibility: Applicant must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a full-time student for the 2000-2001 academic
year at an accredited undergraduate institution; must be from disadvantaged background; GPA of 3.0 or
top 5% of class.
Support: Up to $20,000/academic year
Deadline: March 31, 2000
Contact: US Department of Health and Human Services
Public Health Service
National Institutes of Health
7550 Wisconsin Ave., Rm 604
Bethesda, MD 20892-9121
Phone: 800-528-7689
Fax: 301-480-5481


Libbie Hyman Memorial Scholarship

Provides assistance to students to take courses or to conduct research on invertebrates at a marine, freshwater, or terrestrial field station.
Eligibility: Intended to help support a FIRST field station experience for a first or second year graduate students, or
an advanced undergraduate.
Support: About $700
Deadline: March
Contact: Dr. Gordon Hendler
Chair, SICB Libbie Hyman Scholarship Committee
Research and Collections Division
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
900 Exposition Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90007
Fax: 213-746-2999
E-mail: hendler@nhm.org


Morris Udall and Stuart Udall Foundation $5,000 Scholarship

One-year scholarships for undergraduates who intend to pursue careers related toa wide spectrum of environmental fields, and to Native American and Alaska Native undergraduate students who intend to pursue careers in health care and tribal public policy. Applicants must be a full-time, matriculated sophomore or junior-level student pursuing a degree, and be committed to a career related to the environment, or to tribal public policy or healthcare; must have a gpa of “B” or better; and be a US citizen, US national, or US permanent resident. Further details and application materials are available at http://www.udall.gov.

The application deadline is usually in early February.


Garden Club of America Scholarships

The Garden Club of America provides a wide range of financial support through a variety of specific scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students who wish to pursue summer studies doing field work, research, or classroom work in areas such as botany, horticulture, conservation and or the environment.

Link: http://www.gcamerica.org/scholarships.php3

Email: scholarships@gcamerica.org

Deadlines vary, but range primarily between Nov 15 and February 15


Study and Internship in Germany

The SIP Scholarship is a unique opportunity for students to accelerate their personal and intellectual growth and to add invaluable academic and professional credentials to their resume. The program consists of a tuition waiver for a full academic semester at one of the UAS7 universities in Germany, a stipend of 700 Euros per month for one academic semester, and a 6-month internship with a German company or research institute. No German language ability required, and it includes a “life sciences’ component, which should include biology.

Link: http://www.uas7.org

Deadline: on or about February 15


Microscopy Society of America

Support is provided for scholarships with the intent to foster the educational and research potential of full-time undergraduate students interested in pursuing microscopy as a career or major research tool. Applications for research involving any area of microscopy are suitable for the program. The maximum award is $3,000.

Link: http://www.microscopy.org/awards/scholarships.cfm

Deadline: 12/31 each year

See also National Competitive Scholarships & Fellowships


Helen Fellowship

The BridgeUP: STEM program at the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) is excited to announce that the  application for the Helen Fellowship is now open.  This fellowship is a one-year residency for post-baccalaureate women to devote time immersed in computational scientific research and educational outreach at the AMNH. This fellowship is an initiative at the AMNH dedicated to increasing the diversity of the talent pipeline by providing underrepresented students access to the skills and tools required for the 21st Century. Please click on BridgeUP link to learn more about this opportunity.

Application due by January 21, 2018

 


NJWEA Scholarships

The New Jersey Water Environment Association (NJWEA) is pleased to offer its Scholarship Awards Program, named in honor of Dr. Raymond M. Manganelli, former Professor of Environmental Science at Rutgers University, and former Chair of the Association’s Student Programs and Scholarship Awards committees. NJWEA scholarship awards are available each year, with over 28 awards totaling an annual value of $71,500.

These awards are intended for both graduate and undergraduate students, including those attending county college and technical schools, as well as high school seniors.

For more information, and to apply, please visit NJWEA Scholarship Awards. Applications are due March 1.

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