Significant Opportunities in Atmospheric Research and Science (SOARS) is a summer program for students pursuing careers in atmospheric and related sciences. SOARS proteges can participate for up to four summers. SOARS encourages applications from individuals who are members of a group that is historically under-represented in the atmospheric and related sciences, including students who are Black or African American, American Indian or Alaska Native, and Hispanic or Latino, female, first generation college students, and students with disabilities. SOARS welcomes lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender students; students who have experienced, and worked to overcome, educational or economic disadvantage and/or have personal or family circumstances that may complicate their continued progress in research careers. SOARS offers educational and research opportunities, mentoring, career counseling and guidance, and financial support to participants. Applicants must be U.S. citizens who have completed two years of college with a 3.0 GPA or higher. This program has an application deadline of early February.Visit Url: www.fin.ucar.edu/soars
The Sloan Research Fellowships seek to stimulate fundamental research by early-career scientists and scholars of outstanding promise. These two-year fellowships are awarded yearly to 126 researchers in recognition of distinguished performance and a unique potential to make substantial contributions to their field. Candidates must possess a PhD in chemistry, physics, mathematics, computer science, economics, neuroscience, computational and evolutionary molecular biology, ocean sciences, or in a related interdisciplinary field. Candidates must also be members of the regular teaching faculty (i.e., tenure track) of a degree-granting college or university in the United States or Canada. In order to be eligible for a fellowship, candidates must be nominated by department heads or other senior researchers. For more information, please contact the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation by e-mail at [email protected], or by phone at 212-649-1649.Visit Url: www.sloan.org/sloan-research-fellowships
United Negro College Fund (UNCF)/Merck Undergraduate Science Research Scholarship Awards are intended to help African American undergraduate students who are interested in science to further their science education and potentially pursue science and engineering careers. The UNCF/Merck awards provide up to $30,000 in tuition support and opportunities for an internship and research experience in a state-of-the-art research facility. Applicants must be African American (black) and have a minimum GPA of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale. Award recipients will be selected based on their GPA, their demonstrated interest in their own scientific education and a career in scientific research or engineering, and their ability to perform in a laboratory or engineering environment. For further information on deadlines and requirements, please e-mail [email protected] or visit the program website.Visit Url: umsi.uncf.org/sif#ScienceResearchScholarshipA...
The Vietnam Education Foundation (VEF) Fellowship Program is one of the key components of VEF's mandate to enhance bilateral relations between the United States and Vietnam through international educational exchange programs that help improve Vietnamese science and technology capacities. VEF provides fellowships to the most talented Vietnamese for graduate study in the United States in science and technology. Fellows are selected through a highly competitive, open and transparent process. VEF maintains high standards of excellence by choosing only top-notch students who demonstrate the ability to thrive in an U.S. academic setting. In order to produce young scientists and faculty for Vietnam, the program strongly prefers Ph.D. candidates who are recent university graduates, including young college faculty. Working experience or government affiliation is not required. The fellowship is open to all qualified citizens of Vietnam, regardless of their gender, regional origin, and social or political background. For further information on deadlines and requirements, please visit the program website.Visit Url: home.vef.gov/m.php?mid=6
The purpose of the Alan T. Waterman Award is to recognize outstanding young researchers in any field of science or engineering supported by the Foundation. In addition to a medal, the awardee receives a $500,000 grant over a 3-year period for continued research or advanced study in the mathematical, physical, medical, biological, engineering, social, or other sciences at the institution of the recipient's choice. This scholarship requires a nomination from references outside of the home institution. Candidates must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents and must be 35 years of age or younger, or not more than seven years beyond receipt of the PhD by December 31 of the year in which they are nominated. Candidates should have demonstrated exceptional individual achievements in scientific or engineering research of sufficient quality to place them at the forefront of their peers. For more information, please visit the scholarship website or contact the Office of Integrative Activities at the National Science Foundation by phone at 703-292-8040 or by e-mail at [email protected].Visit Url: www.nsf.gov/od/waterman/waterman.jsp
The Whitaker International Fellowship sends emerging leaders in U.S. biomedical engineering (or bioengineering) overseas to undertake a self-designed project that will enhance their careers within the field. The goal of the program is to assist the development of professional leaders who are not only superb scientists, but who also will advance the profession through an international outlook. Along with supporting grant projects in an academic setting, the Whitaker International Fellowship encourages grantees to engage in policy work and propose projects in an industry setting. Fellows will conduct academic or scientific research in a university or laboratory, pursue coursework at an academic institution, or intern at a policy institute, industrial, or non-profit setting. For further information on application deadlines and eligibility requirements, please visit the program website.Visit Url: whitaker.org/grants/fellows-scholars