General University Scholarship Program at University of Oregon

Award Amount: $1000–$3,000

Number of Awards: Not known

Deadline: January 15, 2018.

Winner Announcement: May 15.

Brief Description:

The University of Oregon is inviting the applications for the General University Scholarship Program. The program is open to undergraduate and graduate student who have 3.50 cumulative GPA, and law students who have 3.25 cumulative GPA. The aim of the program is to reward and encourage excellence of students.

Host Institution:

Founded in 1876, The University of Oregon is a public flagship research university in Eugene, Oregon. It is organized into five colleges and seven professional schools and a graduate school. Furthermore, UO offers 316 undergraduate and graduate degree programs.

Eligibility:

To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants must:

  • The undergraduate and graduate students must have a 3.50 cumulative GPA
  • The law students must have 25 cumulative GPA
  • Incoming freshmen are automatically considered for General University Scholarships by completing the undergraduate admission application

Instructions for Applying:

To apply, the applicant can submit an online application through the given link: https://financialaid.uoregon.edu/scholarships#apply

  • Freshmen: Incoming freshmen are automatically considered for General University Scholarships by completing the undergraduate admission application by January 15, 2018. http://admissions.uoregon.edu/index.php?q=apply
  • No separate General University Scholarship application is required for incoming freshmen.

Supporting Documents:

All Non-Freshman Applicants

  • Submit the General University Scholarship Application by February 20, 2018. In addition to the online application, all applicants must complete the following to receive full review:
  • Request that an instructor or professor submit the letter of reference by February 23, 2018. (via the online application)
  • If you are a transfer student, new graduate applicant, or a new law applicant you are also required to submit the following:
  • An application for admission to the University of Oregon submitted by February 15, 2018
  • Official transcripts and online recommendations must be received by the Office of Admissions by February 23, 2018. (Incoming graduate students will need to provide transcripts to the Office of Admissions even if they have already supplied them to their academic department)

Award Description:

The University of Oregon will provide individual awards ranged from $1000–$3,000. General University Scholarships are awarded for one year only. Students are encouraged to reapply each year.

Detailed Information Link:

https://financialaid.uoregon.edu/general_university_scholarship_program

NSCA Assistantship Program for Graduates or Undergraduates

Title: NSCA Assistantship Program

Salary Range: $10,000

Consideration Date: October 1

Brief Description:

Are you a young professional looking to broaden your knowledge and career horizons by working with a professional strength and conditioning coach? Apply for the NSCA’s Assistantship Program! The National Systems Contractors Association offers up to five assistantships. The purpose of the Assistantship Program is to link qualified CSCS-certified strength and conditioning specialists with experienced coaches to help develop the next generation of strength and conditioning professionals.

Hosted By:

The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) is the world-leading membership organization for thousands of elite strength coaches, personal trainers and dedicated researchers and educators.

Eligibility:

To be eligible, the applicants must possess

  • Candidates must have completed a graduate or undergraduate strength and conditioning curriculum from an accredited college or university.
  • Candidates should be involved in the strength and conditioning field. Work and/or volunteer experience as an assistant strength and conditioning coach will be considered.
  • Applicants must possess current certification as a NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and have or expect to receive CPR certification. Applicants must also be members of the NSCA.

How to Apply:

Application form can be downloaded by the given link:

https://www.nsca.com/uploadedFiles/NSCA/Resources/PDF/Education/Programs/RSCC/Assistantship%20Application_201702.pdf

Supporting Documents:

As part of your application, you must upload the following documents:

  • Resume
  • Official college transcripts
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Two essays

Detailed Information:

Complete application should be mailed or faxed (as specified) to the following address: Attn: Aubrey Watts National Strength and Conditioning Association Assistantship Program 1885 Bob Johnson Drive Colorado Springs, CO 80906 Fax: 719-632-6367

Financial Assistantship:

Each recipient will be awarded a $10,000 stipend over a 12-month period.

More Information:

https://www.nsca.com/Education/Programs/NSCA-Assistantship-Program/#anchor1

Contact Information:

For more information, you may contact aubrey.watts-at-nsca.com.

Worcester State University Undergraduate Research Assistant

Title: Undergraduate Research Assistant                 

Salary Range:  Rate of pay is $11.00 – $12.00 

Consideration Date: Ongoing

Location: Worcester MA

Brief Description:

At Worcester State University an Undergraduate Research Assistant posts available. Students who have enrolled WSU Chemistry or Biotechnology programs can apply for this job.  Under the supervision of Dr. Xu, carry out the reactions and modify the conditions, perform the synthesis and structure analyses of drug-like molecules, clean, and organize them.

Hosted By:

Worcester State University is an American liberal arts and sciences university located in Worcester, Massachusetts. In 1874, The Worcester Normal School was founded by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as a teacher-training school. The school started offering Bachelor of Science in Education degrees in 1921. In 1932, the name was changed to Worcester State Teachers College and relocated to its present location on Chandler Street.

Eligibility:

To be eligible, the student must possess

  • Must be enrolled in either WSU Chemistry or Biotechnology programs
  • Organic chemistry background preferred
  • Respectful team player

Responsibilities:

  • Work under the supervision to carry out designed syntheses, purify the compounds, use 1HNMR, 13C NMR, HPLC and LC-MS to analyze the compounds.
  • Perform other research-related assignments.
  • Collaborate with other labs to check the bio-activities of the compounds.
  • Follow the chemistry lab safety rules, keep the lab clean and tidy.

How to Apply:

You must check the given link to apply

https://worcester.interviewexchange.com/candapply.jsp?JOBID=89231#pageTop

Financial Assistantship:

The rate of pay is $11.00 – $12.00 based on class year.

More Information:

https://worcester.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp;jsessionid=385B682F5CA8EDAC94704E13F6DADB34;jsessionid=863C65877BFA9F1CD1EBB7990BBFB0CC?JOBID=89231&lowVisibility=true

Pennsylvania State University Undergraduate Research Assistant Criminal Justice

Job/Position Title: Undergraduate Research Assistant, Criminal Justice

Work Hour: Approximately 15 hours per week

Deadline: Open until filled

Brief Description:

The Pennsylvania State University is pleased to announce the Undergraduate Research Assistant, Criminal Justice. Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants. If you are a Penn State employee, student, or you have a Friends of Penn State (FOPS) account, you may apply the Undergraduate Research Assistantship.

Hosted By:

The Pennsylvania State University is a public, land-grant, research-intensive university with campuses and facilities throughout Pennsylvania. Founded in 1855, the university has a stated threefold mission of teaching, research, and public service.

Eligibility:

All qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

How to Apply:

To apply, the applicants can submit an online application by creating an account through the given link: https://psu.jobs/security/startlogin

Financial Aid:

The student will assist a faculty member on a research project analyzing the PA Youth Survey. The student will analyze data in SPSS and produce tables and reports as needed. Approximately 15 hours per week.

More Information:

https://psu.jobs/job/74416

Contact Information:

If you have any questions, contact the Talent Acquisition Division at vacancy-at-psu.edu or 814-865-1387.

University Of Utah Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program

Hired Range: $10.00 per hour for up to 120 hours of work during the semester

Assistantship: $1,200 for students

Deadline: November 3, 2017

Brief Description:

Are you looking to get involved in research, but not sure how to get connected? This is a great place to start.The Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) at the University Of Utah is pleased to offer the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP). The UROP provides undergraduate students and mentors the opportunity to work together on research or creative projects. The Office of Undergraduate Research provides a connection to numerous presentation and publication opportunities on a local, state, and nation-wide basis.

Hosted By:

The mission of the University Of Utah Office of Undergraduate Research is to facilitate and promote undergraduate student-faculty collaborative research and creative works in all disciplines throughout the University of Utah campus.The Office of Undergraduate Research hosts workshops on research-related topics, offers small & travel grants, and advising for aspiring undergraduate student researchers.

Eligibility:

  • Applicants must have an established relationship with a faculty research mentor at the time of application.
  • Applicants must be matriculated and degree-seeking undergraduate students at the University of Utah.
  • Applicants must not be on academic probation, disciplinary probation, or suspension.
  • Applicants must be attending the University of Utah full-time (at least 12 credit hours) during the award semester.
  • The summer registration requirement is waived for students who are registered full-time in the previous spring and following fall semesters.
  • Applicants must be eligible for University employment.
  • If ineligible for University employment, students may still participate in the program but cannot be compensated for their work.
  • Applicants must have faculty mentors who are current University of Utah faculty members. This means that the faculty mentor position title must include “professor.”
  • Graduate students and post-docs who have successfully completed the Undergraduate Research Mentor Development Program are also eligible to mentor for UROP.
  • A student may be awarded a maximum of two semesters of UROP funding, one (1) new semester and one (1) renewal semester.

How to Apply:

To apply, the applicants can submit an online application and proposal through the given link: https://our.utah.edu/urop/apply/

Supporting Documents:

In collaboration with your faculty mentor, prepare a four to the six-page proposal. The student must write the proposal. The proposal must include only the following sections:

  • Statement of the problem or topic of the research or creative work

Purpose: To clearly set out what topic or issue you will be addressing in your UROP project and to make clear that it is concrete and important.

  • Relevant background/literature review

Purpose: To make clear that you understand where the project lies in broader context and to exhibit that you are engaged in the project enough already to be able to effectively pursue the project.

  • Specific activities to be undertaken and a timetable allotted for each activity

Purpose: Provide both larger context and concrete achievable timeline within 120 hours. The project is part of a much larger project, but what are we funding? Show evidence that work will be done with a mentor.

  • Relationship of the proposed work to the expertise of the faculty mentor

Purpose: You are utilizing your faculty’s specific expertise and really gleaning what you can from their very specialized knowledge, you can convey that expertise, you can demonstrate that they will actually be mentoring you.

  • Relationship of the proposed work to the student’s future goals

Purpose: To show that your project facilitates your educational or career goals, that you have thought about how the project fits into your larger personal goals, and that your project will actually facilitate those goals for you.

Financial Aid:

  • UROP provides assistantships up to $1,200 for students who assist with a faculty member’s research or creative project, or who carry out a project of their own under the supervision of a faculty member.
  • Students may apply for an assistantship any semester and may be eligible for a one-semester renewal.
  • UROP awardees are hired by the Office of Undergraduate Research and are paid $10.00 per hour for up to 120 hours of work during the semester.

Application Deadlines:

Spring 2018 Deadlines:

  • Friday, November 3: Student Application Due
  • Friday, November 10: Faculty Reference Due

Summer 2018 Deadlines:

  • Friday, March 23: Student Application Due
  • Friday, March 30: Faculty Reference Due

Fall 2018 Deadlines:

  • Friday, June 30: Student Application Due
  • Friday, July 7: Faculty Reference Due

More Information:

https://our.utah.edu/urop/

Contact Information:

If you have any questions, contact Rachel Hayes-Harb at r.hayes-harb-at-utah.edu.

PSY 39000 Undergraduate Research Opportunities by Purdue University

Title: PSY 39000 Course

Salary Range: Not Known

Consideration Date: October 6, 2017

Brief Description:

Purdue University would like to announce a course program named as PSY 39000 for students. PSY 39000 is a course where students work as research assistants on projects managed by a faculty member or graduate student in the Department of Psychological Sciences. Psychological Sciences prepares students to work in all areas of psychology as well as multiple areas of business, social services, and healthcare.

Hosted By:

Purdue University is a public research university located in West Lafayette, Indiana and is the main campus of the Purdue University system. The university was founded in 1869 after Lafayette businessman John Purdue donated land and money to establish a college of science, technology, and agriculture in his name.

How to Apply:

Applicants can go through the given link to download the application form

https://www.purdue.edu/hhs/psy/undergraduate/beyond_the_classroom/documents/undergraduate-funds-request.pdf

Submitting Details:

Application must be emailed to Swithers-at-purdue.edu

Financial Assistantship:

  • Students can apply to the department for funds to offset some costs associated with student projects in faculty labs.

Benefits of the PSY 39000 experience include

  • Gaining hands-on experience in data collection
  • Learning research skills like data analysis, interpretation, and writing
  • Helping you assess whether research is a component you want in your career
  • Developing contacts for future letters of recommendation and job references
  • Enhancing competitiveness in applications for graduate school in psychology or other professional schools or as candidates for employment in various fields (e.g., marketing, pharmaceutical sales, human resources, etc.)

More Information:

https://www.purdue.edu/hhs/psy/undergraduate/beyond_the_classroom/research.html

Contact Information:

Have any query please contact Psychological Sciences at hhswebhelp-at-purdue.edu.

AIDS United Pedro Zamora Public Policy Fellowship

Award Amount: Varies

Number of Awards: Not known

Deadline: November 15th for spring

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

In the spirit of AIDS activist, educator, and reality-show trailblazer Pedro Zamora’s work to combat the spread of HIV, the AIDS United is pleased to offer a public policy fellowship named as the “Pedro Zamora Public Policy Fellowship”. To eligible, the Fellows must commit to working a minimum of 30 hours per week for a minimum of 16 weeks.The fellowship program is an excellent opportunity for both undergraduate and graduate students who are seeking experience in public policy and government affairs focused on HIV/AIDS issues.

Host Institution:

AIDS United’s grant-making portfolio dates back to the founding of the National AIDS Fund in 1988. AIDS United’s mission is to end the AIDS epidemic in the United States.  They seek to fulfill their mission through strategic grantmaking, capacity building, policy/advocacy, technical assistance and formative research.

Eligibility:

To eligible, the applicants must meet all the following criteria:

  • Candidates should have strong research, writing and organizational skills and willingness to work in a professional office.
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment is critical.
  • Familiarity with HIV-related issues and the legislative processes is preferred. Both graduate and undergraduate students are welcome to apply.
  • Fellows must commit to working a minimum of 30 hours per week for a minimum of 16 weeks.
  • All people including people of color, women, gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender individuals, and HIV positive individuals are encouraged to apply.
  • Candidates must be a U.S. citizen or have secured the necessary visa for authorized work in the U.S. prior to application.
  • Proof of eligibility to work in the U.S. required prior to final acceptance.

Instructions for Applying:

To apply, the applicants must submit all the following through the email. The completed applications must include:

  • A cover letter indicating areas of interest,
  • Resume
  • Three to four-page writing sample
  • An essay answering the following questions, the essay should not exceed three pages.
  • Describe your participation in any school or extracurricular activities related to HIV/AIDS (peer prevention programs, volunteer activities, etc.).
  • Describe your participation in any school, work, or extracurricular activities related to advocacy (lobbying, political campaigns, etc.).
  • Why would you be the best candidate for the Pedro Zamora Fellowship?
  • How would you use the skills you acquire from this fellowship?
  • Indicate the time period you are applying for (spring, summer, or fall) and a number of weeks you are available.

Submitting Details:

The applicants must email their completed applications to Zamora-at-aidsunited.org

Award Description:

Through the program, Fellows must commit to working a minimum of 30 hours per week for a minimum of 16 weeks.

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.aidsunited.org/Job-Opportunities/The-Pedro-Zamora-Public-Policy-Fellowship.aspx

Contact Information:

If you have any question, contact the Fellowship Coordinator via e-mail at Zamora-at-aidsunited.org