Reminder: Exploring “Soft Skills” in Community Engagement
On February 27, the Office of Community Engagement & Outreach continues its Student Seminars. The session “Exploring “Soft Skills” in Community Engagement” takes place in Hodges Library, room 220E at 4:00–5:00 p.m. This workshop will examine engagement efforts from the standpoint of “soft skills” development. Download a schedule with information about the series, and you can contact Dr. Javiette Samuel at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions about this workshop or the series.
Reminder: Creating Mutually Beneficial Community Partnerships
On February 6, the Office of Community Engagement & Outreach continues its Student Seminars. The session “Creating Mutually Beneficial Community Partnerships” takes place in Hodges Library, room 252 at 3:00–5:00 p.m. Download a schedule with information about the series, and you can contact Dr. Javiette Samuel at email@example.com with any questions about this workshop or the series.
Deadline Approaching For W. K. McClure Scholarship
Just a reminder that the W. K. McClure Scholarship for the Study of World Affairs is accepting applications until March 7, 2018. This scholarship provides awards to undergraduate and graduate students of up to $5000 to support international projects aimed at enhancing and promoting education for world responsibility through legal, cultural, political, economic, social and scientific studies. Applications are submitted through the Center for International Education. If you have any questions contact Brittany Coats (firstname.lastname@example.org/865-974-3177).
Reminder: Boren Fellowships Available for Study Abroad
If you’re applying for the Boren Awards, you must complete a full draft of your Boren application materials to be reviewed by the Office of National Scholarships and Fellowships by January 12. The Boren Awards support undergraduate and graduate students with scholarships of up to $30,000 for study abroad in world regions underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. (Western Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand are excluded.) The current Boren application cycle will fund study abroad plans that fall between 6/1/2018 – 6/1/2019.
Deadline Approaching For DOE CSGF Program
The 2018–2019 application for the Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship (DOE CSGF) is available until January 17, 2018. Beginning in 2018, the DOE CSGF will offer a new track for those pursuing an advanced degree in applied mathematics, statistics or computer science with research interests that help use emerging high performance systems more effectively. Students in this track will focus on issues in high-performance computing as a broad enabling technology and not on a particular science or engineering application. Apply to the program before January 17, 2018, with supporting materials (reference letters, transcripts, etc.) also due that date.