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Responsive Preservation Initiative for Cultural Heritage Resources

Supported by the J.M. Kaplan Fund, the Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC) has announced the Responsive Preservation Initiative (RPI) for Cultural Heritage Resources. The RPI program is designed to fund projects for urgent, emergent, or priority issues that need to be addressed quickly. Small grants are available for rapid emergency projects in Algeria, Cyprus, Egypt, Greece, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Libya, Morocco, The Palestinian Territories, Tunisia, Turkey, and Yemen. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. Available funds are limited and priority is given to projects applying between April – August 2017.

ONSF Deadline Extended

The deadline for the ONSF Scholarships and Fellowships Campus Pre-Application has been extended to Monday, May 15. If you plan to apply in 2017—or are at least considering applying—for the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, UK & Ireland Scholarships (Rhodes, Marshall, Mitchell, Gates Cambridge), or Schwarzman Scholars in China, you must first complete ONSF’s brief online pre-application found here: http://onsf.utk.edu/preapplication/ The UT Office of National Scholarships & Fellowships uses this application not to make selections/nominations, but rather as a starting point to help students develop sound applications. If you have any questions about these fellowships, the processes for applying, and so forth, please e-mail Andrew Seidler (aseidler@utk.edu), Director of ONSF.

Graduate Research Position for the Faculty Senate Open for Applications

The UT Faculty Senate is seeking to fill a Graduate Research Assistantship to support the research, scholarship, and creative activities of the Faculty Senate President as qualified, assist the Faculty Senate President with research efforts related to the Faculty Senate as well as provide administrative assistance to the Faculty Senate. Interested applicants should submit a letter of intent summarizing his or her qualifications, a resume, and a writing sample to Faculty Senate President-Elect Beauvais Lyons (blyons@utk.edu). Applications will be accepted through Monday, May 22, 2017 or until the position is filled. Find out more about the position.

Fulbright Grants Webinar on Wednesday, May 10

Graduating students at the University of Tennessee, or recent PhD graduates, are invited to register and attend the Fulbright Grants for Postdoctoral and Early Career Candidates webinar on Wednesday, May 10, from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. For more information about the Fulbright program and available awards, visit the Graduate School’s External Funding Sources page or visit the Fulbright Scholar Program website.

UT Post-Graduate Scholarships and Fellowships Campus Pre-Application Info Session

The UT Post-Graduate Scholarships and Fellowships Campus Pre-Application is live. By May 8th, UT students—undergrads, recent grads, and grad students—interested in applying in 2017 for the Fulbright, UK & Ireland Scholarships (Rhodes, Marshall, Mitchell, Gates Cambridge), Schwarzman, and/or new Knight-Hennessy program must first complete the brief online pre-application found here at ONSF: http://onsf.utk.edu/preapplication/. In order to help students complete the pre-application and learn more about these prestigious awards and the processes for applying, the Office of National Scholarships & Fellowships (ONSF) is hosting an info/help sessions at 5pm today in Greve 330. Full details can be found here: http://onsf.utk.edu/programming-overview/news-events/ In addition, students seeking appointments to discuss their application plans should e-mail onsf@utk.edu. ONSF also welcomes referrals from faculty/staff using the online form or via email.

Fulbright Kick-Off and Open House

The Office of National Scholarships & Fellowships is hosting a Fulbright Kick-Off & Open House this Tuesday, April 18, 4:00–6:00 p.m., in the McClung Tower 12th Floor Conference Room (Room 1210). It will be part social hour, part info session. ONSF will provide materials on the Fulbright application—including where/how to start and complete the UT preliminary application. They will also facilitate broader discussion about what the Fulbright U.S. Student Program is and how the campus process unfolds. UT students of all class years (including graduate students and soon-to-be alumni) are welcome, so feel free to drop by.

Graduate Assistantship Position in CEHHS

The College of Education, Health and Human Sciences has a position open for a graduate teaching assistant to co-teach Education 100, a service learning course for students interested in teaching at the PreK–12 level. Interested parties should submit a resume and cover letter to Jamia Stokes at jamiastokes@utk.edu. More information is available on our Graduate Assistantships page and at ehhsstudentservices.utk.edu.

Boyd Venture Challenge Now Accepting Applications

The Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation is accepting applications for the Boyd Venture Challenge through April 12. This seed fund grant awards up to $20,000 to startup companies owned by University of Tennessee, Knoxville students. Any legally formed company owned by a UT Knoxville or UT Institute of Agriculture undergraduate, master’s or PhD student is eligible to apply. To date, this fund has awarded $277,000 to 33 startups. For more information on submission requirements, visit https://tiny.utk.edu/Boyd-spring17.

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