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Johns Hopkins Macksey Symposium Applications Open

The Johns Hopkins University's Richard Macksey National Undergraduate Humanities Research Symposium was designed to offer students across the country the chance to gather together and disseminate their humanities and interdisciplinary research on a national scale. The third annual Richard Macksey National Undergraduate Humanities Research Symposium will be held virtually on April 8-10, 2022.  

The 2022 Macksey Symposium will feature the following:

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NOAA Hollings Scholarship Applications Open

The Hollings Scholarship Program provides successful undergraduate applicants with awards that include academic assistance (up to $9,500 per year) for two years of full-time study and a 10-week, full-time paid ($700/week) internship at a NOAA facility during the summer.

The internship between the first and second years of the award provides the scholars with hands-on, practical experience in NOAA-related science, research, technology, policy, management, and education activities. Awards also include travel funds to attend a mandatory NOAA Scholarship Program orientation and the annual Science & Education Symposium, scientific conferences where students present their research, and a housing subsidy for scholars who do not reside at home during the summer internship.

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National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) Abstracts Submission Open

CUR is excited for another year of the National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR). We can't wait to share important details, deadlines, and more with you in the coming weeks. CUR has been working diligently on preparing an amazing, interactive, and meaningful experience for all students and mentors. Due to the increase levels and community spread of the Delta variant and campus travel restrictions, NCUR will remain virtual. This year, however, will be planned out a little differently. Please note the following:

Some of the many new offerings: 

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Psychology Research and Travel Funding Awards

The Council of Undergraduate Research, Psychology Division is offering a limited number of research (e.g., supplies or expenses) or presentation (travel/conference registration) awards for undergraduate students conducting original psychological research (up to $400 per project). 

Please note that while multiple applications from the same lab/mentor will be accepted, we will typically only fund one per lab/mentor in an application year.  Additional funding per lab may vary based on total overall number of applications for the year.

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WVU AGE-ADAR Scholars Program 2022 Summer Applications Open

The WVU AGE-ADAR Scholars Program is recruiting for the 2022 Summer Research Internship. This program is funded by the National Institute on Aging giving hands-on research experience to underrepresented MSTEM students (rising sophomores and juniors by the end of spring 2022) who are interested in aging research or health disparities in Appalachia. 

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Researcher Needed: Mindfulness and Second Language Proficiency

Dr. William Morgan's lab is seeking an undergraduate researcher for assistant on a project investigating the impact of mindfulness on second language proficiency. This position is currently volunteer, though there are opportunities for funding in the future.

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Applications open for Fulbright Canada Mitacs Globalink Internship Program

The Fulbright Canada Mitacs Globalink Internship Program is now accepting applications for the Summer Semester of 2022. Successful applicants will receive funding to spend 10-12 weeks (May-August) in Canada conducting research on a project within their field of interest under the supervision of Canadian university faculty in such fields as science, mathematics, engineering, social sciences, and the humanities. A complete list of potential projects can be found here: https://globalink.mitacs.ca/#/student/application/projects.

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