THE GARDEN CLUB OF AMERICA
OFFERS SCHOLARSHIPS AND FELLOWSHIPS
FOR THE STUDY OF:
LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE, HORTICULTURE, MEDICINAL BOTANY, ECOLOGICAL RESTORATION, COASTAL WETLANDS, GARDEN HISTORY AND DESIGN, TROPICAL BOTANY, ENDANGERED BIRD HABITAT,FIELD BOTANY, URBAN FORESTRY, DESERT STUDIES, ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE, AND MUCH MORE
FOR UPDATED INFORMATION, APPLICATIONS, AND DEADLINES GO TO THE WEBSITE:
The Garden Club of America policy conforms with and strongly supports applicable federal and state laws that forbid discrimination on the basis of sex race, disability, religion, age, national origin, or sexual orientation with regard to the application for any of the scholarships The Garden Club of America sponsors.
Getting Ready for Year 2: Jump-start Your Scholarship Search
Specifically designed for freshmen or sophomores, this introductory workshop offered by the Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards, in collaboration with Housing & Food Services, provides students with information to begin the scholarship search and to develop a competitive edge for merit-based scholarships, many of which will have deadlines during fall quarter. Join us to start planning ahead and get a jump-start on the busy fall.
- Tuesday, May 24, 5:30-6:20pm, McCarty AB
- Wednesday, May 25, 5:30-6:20pm, Lander L-135
RSVP to attend either session at https://expo.uw.edu/expo/rsvp/event/230.
The Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards will be offering a plethora of workshops and information sessions throughout May for undergraduate students. Please feel free to share this information widely. Complete workshop and information session details and registrations are at https://www.washington.edu/students/ugrad/scholar/workshops.
Personal Statement Writing Workshop -
May 2, 2011, 3:30-5:00pm, MGH 120
CV Writing Workshop -
May 9, 2011, 2:30-4:00pm, MGH 120
For more info about particular Scholarships: Continue reading
Call for Applications! Announcing two great funding opportunities for advanced undergraduate researchers in science and engineering fields:
=> The Levinson Emerging Scholars Program supports talented and motivated UW juniors and seniors who want to pursue creative and highly independent research in genetics, neuroscience, biochemistry, bioengineering, bioinformatics, and related fields in the life sciences. More information and application available at: http://www.washington.edu/research/urp/levinson/index.html
DEADLINE: 5pm on FRIDAY, JUNE 3
=> Washington Research Foundation Fellowships (WRFF) for advanced undergraduates support promising students who work on creative and sophisticated science and engineering research projects under the guidance of UW faculty. More information and application available at: http://www.washington.edu/research/urp/students/wrff/wrff.html
DEADLINE: 5pm on FRIDAY, JUNE 3
Questions? Contact the Undergraduate Research Program (email@example.com; 543-4282)
The Research Award recognizes undergraduate students for excellent research and scholarship that demonstrates creative use of scholarly materials. Students may submit any research project they’ve completed between Spring 2010 and Spring 2011. In addition, they are asked to submit a short reflective essay about the research process.
- *Deadline*: Monday, May 16, 2011.
- Winners receive $1,000.
- Categories: Senior Thesis/Honors Thesis, Senior Non-Thesis, and Non-Senior
- Any media (project format) accepted.
Application information, previous winners, and selection criteria are available at:
The award jury is comprised of librarians and faculty evaluators, crossing disciplines and the three UW campuses.
Questions? Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The College of the Environment is pleased to announce the availability of student scholarships for the 2011-2012 academic year.
Deadline: May 4, 2011
For more information see: http://coenv.washington.edu/students/Scholarships/scholarships.shtml
- CLARENCE H. CAMPBELL ENDOWED LAUREN DONALDSON SCHOLARSHIP
- NANCY WILCOX SCHOLARSHIP
The Pew Leadership Year is now accepting applications for the 2011-2012 cohort. There are ten environment fellowships available!
The Pew Leadership Year provides individuals who are dedicated to building a leadership career in the public or nonprofit sectors with hands-on experience in solving today’s most challenging problems. By applying a rigorous, analytical approach to public policy advocacy, research, government relations and communications, Pew Leadership Year participants gain invaluable perspective on developing fact-based solutions to improve public policy, inform the public and stimulate civic life.
Called “fellows,” Pew Leadership Year participants have recently completed an undergraduate or advanced degree and serve in full-time, paid positions. Individuals selected for the program start in September and continue working through August of the following year.
All positions are based in the Washington, D.C. office.
Pew Leadership Fellow, International Marine Policy Master of Marine Affairs, 2010 College of the Environment University of Washington
Please remind students in all fields interested in the Fulbright U.S. Student Program (or interested in being abroad for a year in general) about these upcoming information sessions. Current juniors, seniors, alumni, graduate & professional students and alumni are eligible to apply in this upcoming cycle.
- April 12, 2011, 2:30-4:00pm, Miller 301
- May 11, 2011, 3:30-5:00pm, Miller 301
- June 24, 2011, 12:00-1:30pm, Paccar 291
RSVP to attend at: https://catalyst.uw.edu/webq/survey/scholarq/36305.
The Fulbright U.S. Student Program is designed to give students, artists, and other professional opportunities to pursue graduate study, research, or teach English in over 155 nations. A U.S. Student Fulbright Grant:
- Allows for individually designed study/research or an English Teaching Assistantship. You can propose a project and/or study plan that will take place during one academic year in a country outside the U.S.
- Provides support for study/research/teaching in a single country (for exceptions, see World Region Summaries). You can meet, work, live with and learn from the people of the host country, sharing daily experiences.
- Facilitates cultural exchange. Through direct interaction on an individual basis in the classroom, field, home, and in daily tasks, you can gain an appreciation of others’ viewpoints and beliefs, the way they do things, and the way they think.
- Promotes mutual understanding. Through engagement in the community, you can interact with your hosts on a one-to-one basis in an atmosphere of openness, academic integrity, and intellectual freedom.
The information sessions are opportunities for students interested in applying for the Fulbright Program to receive information about the application process and to have questions answered by UW faculty who have been involved in the Fulbright process, and the UW scholarship and fellowship advising staff.
Work for a Cleaner, Greener, Healthier Future
Environment America is currently recruiting University of Washington students for its Fellowship Program and will be holding first round interviews this week.
Environment America’s mission is to research and advocate the policies and build and mobilize the public support necessary to win positive change for our environment. A description of the fellowship position, including qualifications, placement, and salary & benefits, may be found below.
To apply: E-mail Kristina Dumas, Field Associate at Environment Washington, to set up a first-round interview. E-mail her at email@example.com and please include a resume.
Job description is at: http://www.environmentamerica.org/jobs/available-positions/fellowship-program
More information about organization is at: http://www.environmentamerica.org/
The Woodrow Wilson-Rockefeller Brothers Fund Fellowships for Aspiring Teachers of Color seeks to help recruit, support, and retain individuals of color as public school teachers in the United States. Funded through a $5 million grant from the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, the Fellowship offers support for Fellows to complete master’s degree programs in education and become excellent educators who ensure student success in high-need schools.
The Fellowship includes:
- a $30,000 stipend to apply toward the cost of a master’s degree at a participating graduate program
- preparation in a high-need public school
- support and mentoring throughout the three-year teaching commitment
- guidance toward teaching certification
- lifelong membership in a national network of Woodrow Wilson Fellows who are intellectual leaders
Information Session: Thursday, March 31, 2:00-3:20, Miller Hall, Room 222
RSVP to attend this session at: https://catalyst.uw.edu/webq/survey/scholarq/127292
More info: http://www.woodrow.org/teaching-fellowships/wwrbf/prospectives.php