Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students Accepting Abstracts

The Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS) is one of the nation’s largest conferences for minority STEM undergraduates and encourages students to pursue higher education while providing resources to faculty for maintaining their success. This year, ABRCMS is will be held in Indianapolis, Indiana on November 14-17.

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ORISE Research Opportunities with Department of Defense Sponsors

The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) is recruiting candidates for  many ongoing ORISE research opportunities with a variety of Department of Defense sponsors. Most of the ORISE opportunities are twelve month research opportunities, with the possibility to be renewed for additional twelve month  research periods (5 years max).  U.S. Citizenship is required to participate at the DoD installations. 

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Biomedical Research Opportunities for HSTA Participants

 WV-INBRE program will provide funding for HSTA scholars attending WVU and Marshall University to participate in biomedical science research. A maximum of six internships (three for WVU/three for MU) will be available. Funding will be provided to pay the student $10/hour to work up to 15 hours per week for 25 weeks on the research for the 2018-2019 academic year. Projected start date of the internship is Oct. 1 and funding will continue until April 30, 2019.  For more information, go to the WV-INBRE website. Then, click on “Internship Programs, then click on “HSTA: Health Sciences Technology Academy.”

More information will be provided about the program and you will be able to view the Mentors Abstract Directory for researchers at WVU and Marshall University and their research interests. This directory can be viewed online at the WV-INBRE-Participating WVU/Marshall University Mentors Directory link.

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2018 Winners at Spring Symposium

Congratulations to our 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place poster winners in each of the six categories at the Second Annual Undergraduate Spring Symposium (2018) held on Saturday April 14 at WVU! Our winners are given below.

Humanities/Non-STEM Category (14 posters)

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Rowe Excellence Through Equity Award

Please see below for a scholarship opportunity available to women and men meeting the following eligibility requirements:

The deadline to apply has been extended to March 30th, 2018. Please feel free to share as you feel appropriate, and encourage your students to apply.

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VOLT Women's Excellence in Education Scholarship

Open to women enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate study program. This scholarship was created to provide women with educational and career opportunities and help diversify the workforce. To apply students will answer one of four essay topics. The scholarship is offered bi-annually from April 1 – July 31, 2018, and September 1 – December 31, 2018.  A selected student will be awarded $400, selected one week following each deadline.

Below is the URL for the VOLT Women’s Excellence in Education Scholarship:

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Rudolph Foundation STEM Scholarship

 The B.A. Rudolph Foundation invites women - especially women of color, Dreamers, and/or first generation college goers - to apply for a STEM scholarship opportunity to subsidize the cost of living during an unpaid or underpaid summer position (internship, fellowship, research assistantship, etc.) Scholarship applications are due by April 4 for STEM applicants and my be submitted online here.  

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