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Summer Graduate Research Assistantship Program 2018

The Office of Research and Engagement is pleased to announce that applications for the FY18 Summer Graduate Research Assistantship (GRA) Program are now being accepted. This program provides awards of $3,600 to graduate students to supplement and enhance research support. This program is supported by the ORE Scholarly and Research Incentive Funds (SARIF) to help foster excellence in research, scholarship and creative activity across all disciplines. ORE welcomes applications from members of the faculty in all academic disciplines. The GRA positions will be awarded on a competitive basis for support of the proposed research/scholarship endeavors. Applications are due no later than noon on February 28, 2018. Visit the GRA Fund Announcement for instructions on submitting application materials online and eligibility requirements. Please send any questions to AVCRD@utk.edu.

Graduate Assistantships for New Graduate Students in Entomology and Plant Pathology

Are you looking to start your graduate education in Entomology and Plant Pathology? The Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology is looking for two graduate research assistantships, one for a new MS candidate, and one for a new PhD candidate. Get more information about these positions at the Graduate School, or contact Kimberly Campbell (kcamp@utk.edu) or Prof. Bode Olukolu (bolukolu@utk.edu).

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.

Graduate Student Part-Time Job Position in the Chancellor’s Honors Program

The Chancellor’s Honors Program (CHP) seeks to hire a graduate student assistant who will assist with program administration and event planning. This position will work closely with the program’s Associate Director and will interact with other university administrators and faculty members on a regular basis. Note: this position does not come with a tuition waiver. Download more information about the position and how to apply.

Graduate Research Assistantship in EAP

The Educational Advancement Program is looking for a graduate research assistant to provide data management, web page design and management, computer LAN management, and newsletter copy editing. This position would also assist the program director in data collection, manipulation and report writing. Get more information about the position, or contact Robert McFadden (mcfadden@utk.edu)

Deadline Approaching For DOE NNSA Stewardship Science Graduate Fellowship

The DOE NNSA Stewardship Science Graduate Fellowship is for exceptional graduate students planning full-time study toward a PhD in the areas of interest to stewardship science, such as high-energy density physics. low-energy nuclear science, or properties of materials under extreme conditions. Applicants must apply online. The deadline for 2018–2019 is January 10, 2018.

Graduate Research Position in the Rising Engineering Education Program

Please note that this position has been filled. The Rising Engineering Education Program (REEFE) is a short term program that connects graduate students in engineering education with faculty members in traditional departments for the purpose of developing, disseminating, and adopting research based practices in engineering education. This position would be responsible for assisting with the coordination, implementation, and assessment of the REEFE program, including curriculum development and implementation, and conducting and analyzing research and assessment interviews. Students from any program, department, or college may apply; however preference will be given to students pursuing a master’s degree in college student personnel or a PhD in higher education administration. Get more information about this position, including how to apply.

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