CHRISTINE MIRZAYAN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY POLICY GRADUATE FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM
ANNOUNCES ITS 2011 SESSIONS AND CALL FOR APPLICATIONS
Application Deadline Dates
Winter/spring program: OCTOBER 15, 2010
Fall program: MAY 1, 2011
Please visit www.national-academies.org/policyfellows for details on criteria, application instructions, and access to the online application and reference forms. Please note the requirement for submission of an online reference from a mentor/adviser.
ESE-IGP Travel Funds
Our own program may be able to provide funds or matching funds for graduate student travel to scholarly events. Contact the Program Head for information. Linda S. Lee, email@example.com
Frederick N. Andrews Environmental Grant
Deadline: October 29, 2010. Awarded by the Graduate School
The Andrews Environmental Grant was established in honor of Dr. Frederick N. Andrews to support research focused on improving the world environment.
Award and Qualifications
The Andrews Environmental Grant is a $1500 award to be used toward travel relating to the improvement of the world environment. This is a one-time award. The recipient must be a degree-seeking student enrolled in a graduate program researching means of improving the world environment.
Blosser Environmental Travel Grant
Deadline: October 29, 2010. Awarded by the Graduate School.
Award and Qualifications
The Blosser Environmental Grant is a $1500 award to be used towards travel relating to the improvement of the world environment. This is a one-time award. The Blosser Environmental Grant was established in honor of Dr. Russell O. Blosser to support graduate student majoring in an area of environmental sciences. Preference is given to students affiliated with the Chi Chapter of Kappa Sigma Fraternity. The recipient must be a degree-seeking student enrolled in a graduate program researching means of improving the world environment.
A.H. Ismail Interdisciplinary Doctoral Research Travel Award
Deadline: October 22, 2010. Awarded by the Graduate School
The A.H. Ismail Interdisciplinary Program Doctoral Research Travel Award competition provides funds to assist students in the presentation of their doctoral research at a national or international conference.
Award and Qualifications:
The amount of the award will vary, dependent on the conference destination and travel expenses. Any student who will participate in a conference during the period from January 1, 2010 to December 31, 2010 is eligible. Students who have received this award in previous years may compete, but they will receive lower priority for receiving awards.
Purdue Graduate Student Government Travel Grants
Deadline: Normally in Spring semester. Award: Normally $200
More information available on the web site: http://web.ics.purdue.edu/~pgsg/projects/travel-grants/
The aim of the Purdue Graduate Student Government (PGSG) Travel Grant is to assist Purdue University graduate students in attending technical conferences which in turn will help to develop graduate students professionally and augment the overall quality of research at Purdue. Grants are distributed among graduate students on a competitive basis.
Because the number of applications varies each semester and the total budget for Travel Grant varies year to year, the number and amount of awards will not determined until after all applications have been received. Grants are typically about $200 and are awarded to 20-40% of applicants. A few exceptional applications may receive slightly larger award amounts if funds are available. This year, $12,200 was awarded in grants.
D. Woods Thomas Memorial Fund to Support International Studies
Deadline: Normally in February. Award amount: Normally $1,000
This award is available to graduate students in any recognized post-baccalaureate program in any discipline or department in the College of Agriculture at Purdue University. The intent of the award is to help increase the capacity of young American scientists to contribute to international agricultural development. Therefore, only citizens are eligible for this award. Funds may be used to support research, study, or other scholarly activities in a developing country anywhere in the world, including travel expenses. The maximum individual award will be $1000, and recipients are asked to use their award within 12 months of receiving the funds. More information is available online: http://www.ag.purdue.edu/ipia/Pages/woodsthomas.aspx
Sigma Xi Graduate Student Research Awards Competition
Deadline for Abstracts: Normally late January or Early February
The Purdue University Chapter of Sigma Xi, the scientific research society, is conducting a Graduate Student Research Awards Competition in the format of a scientific poster session.
There will be a first prize of $200, provided by Sigma Xi and The Graduate School, and recognition for other outstanding posters in each of the four research areas:
- Physical Sciences
- Life Sciences
- Behavioral and Social Sciences