GTA@OIT Grant Program is Accepting Proposals
Are you looking to rework a course for online delivery? Graduate Teaching Assistants or Associates within an academic department at UT may be eligible to apply for the GTA@OIT grant program. This program provides an award of $1,000 which can be used for travel or professional development purposes. You will also get assistance from OIT in redesigning a course or course component for web-based delivery in Online@UT (Canvas). To submit your proposal, visit the call for proposals for all the details. Submissions are due by February 11, 2019.
Summer Fellowship Opportunity at the FDA
ORISE, the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education, has announced summer research opportunities at the National Center for Toxicological Research (NCTR), a center of the US Food and Drug Administration in Jefferson, Arkansas. Under this program, those who are selected will train alongside NCTR investigators conducting research to generate data for FDA decision-making. The deadline for applications is February 15, 2019 by 11:59 p.m. ET. US citizens are eligible and the appointment period is full-time for up to 10 weeks beginning May 28, 2019. Get more information about this program and apply.
US DOE Fusion Energy Sciences Postdoctoral Research Program
ORAU, Oak Ridge Associated Universities, announces the following program for those who will be receiving their doctoral degree in related science or engineering disciplines before the start date of the 2019 program:
The Fusion Energy Sciences Postdoctoral Research Program offers recent doctoral degree recipients the opportunity to conduct research in the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) fusion energy research and development programs. Participants acquire experience and training in areas of fusion energy science, interact with outstanding scientists and engineers, and have access to advanced equipment and facilities. Appointments are made to a wide range of fusion energy centers.
The deadline to apply is January 31, 2019 by 4:00 p.m. EST.
International House Looking for a Graduate Assistant to Start January 2019
Please note that this position is no longer accepting applications. The International House is hiring a graduate student to begin work during January 2019. Applicants should have experience/interest in the following: developing and implementing programs, supervising others, leading discussions/teaching, working with budgets, etc. Graduate assistants keep the International House functioning on a daily basis. They not only help manage the facility 5 days a week but they also serve as hosts to students from all over the world who come to the University of Tennessee. Get more information about the International House. Submit your application to Amanda Tompkins (firstname.lastname@example.org).
W. K. McClure Scholarship for the Study of World Affairs is Accepting Applications
The W. K. McClure Scholarship for the Study of World Affairs provides awards of up to $5000 for “international projects aimed at enhancing and promoting education for world responsibility through legal, cultural, political, economic, social and scientific studies.” The deadline for applications is March 6, 2019 and it is open to undergraduate and graduate students. This funding is to be used between May 12, 2019 and May 11, 2020. For more information and to apply, visit cie.utk.edu/mcclure-scholars or contact Brittany Coats at email@example.com.
Student/Faculty Research Awards Now Accepting Proposals for Spring 2019
The Student/Faculty Research Awards are now accepting proposals for spring 2019. These awards provide grants up to $5,000 to student/faculty pairs who submit proposals for funds to support research or creative projects. The deadline for these applications is January 22. Read more about the requirements of the proposal and how to submit and then start getting your materials together.
Deadline Approaching for NAGAP Graduate Student Research Grant
Just a reminder that NAGAP, the Association for Graduate Enrollment Management, has a Graduate Student Research Grant program for researchers working in areas such as alumni outreach, student retention, recruitment, and underrepresented student experiences. The deadline for applications is December 12, 2018. Find out more about the grant and the application process.
Ford Foundation Fellowship Programs
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine will be administering awards on behalf of the Ford Foundation. There are three fellowships being offered that have deadlines in early December: Predoctoral Fellowships, Dissertation Fellowships, Postdoctoral Fellowship Program. If you are interested in applying, notify Alan Rutenberg at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fellowship for Doctoral Candidates from CAORC
The Council of American Overseas Research Centers is now accepting applications for the Multi-Country Research Fellowship Program that may be of interest to doctoral candidates engaging in research outside the US. The deadline for submissions is January 24, 2019 and you can find out more about eligibility requirements and the application process.
Student/Faculty Research Awards Spring 2019
The Student/Faculty Research Awards will soon be accepting applications for spring 2019. These awards are intended to help support graduate student research/scholarship/creative activity, give students experience writing grants, and foster the mentoring relationship between faculty and graduate students. Grants up to $5,000 will be awarded to student/faculty pairs who submit proposals for funds to support research or creative projects. Information on the submission process will be available starting December 3, 2018, but you can get started by learning more about the award and the requirements.