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Honors students and first-generation college students,
Please consider registering for SPTP 293 "Ambassadors for Change" for the Spring 2020 semester (3 credit hours). We'll have a lot of fun *AND* make actual positive changes in the system of STEM education.
Are you interested in interdisciplinary research, especially that focused on gender? Are you just beginning to figure out your research ideas and want to incorporate gender? If so, the ULIB 301 course may be of interest.
ULIB 301: Gender in the Research Process
Nov 18, 2019 / Application Deadline, Trimmer Travel Award, CUR Arts and Humanities Division
Dec 6, 2019 / Application Deadline, Student Travel Awards, CUR Physics and Astronomy Div
Note the deadlines for the following undergraduate opportunities:
Agenda for the second RAP Fall Symposium:
students are invited to participate in the “Autonomous Driving: Education in
Communication” competition. For the opportunity to earn a $5,000, $3,000, or
$1,000 scholarship, undergraduates are asked to develop a chart or infographic
to communicate the levels of autonomous driving and sensor packages required to
For more information on this competition, please visit the ORISE website at https://orise.orau.gov/stem/internships-fellowships-research-opportunities/scholarships.html. The competition deadline is Friday, December 6th, 2019.
Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) Virtual Recruitment Fair
will be held Wednesday, November 13th, from 12:00 – 3:00 PM
EST. The fair will showcase more than twenty U.S. Department of Energy
sponsored programs, with paid opportunities for undergraduates, graduates,
postdocs, and faculty. During the Virtual Recruitment Fair, you can interact
with recruiters and scientists, and explore information about each
program. The event will remain open until November 17th for
those unable to attend live.
more information, including the list of participating programs, at http://bit.ly/32X22q7.
The WVU Dept. of Geology and Geography Environmental Geochemistry lab is looking for an undergraduate researcher for the remainder of the Fall 2019 semester and until March 1, 2020. This is a paid position. Preference will be given to students with prior lab experience or lab coursework and those willing to work over winter break. Students will be expected to work 4-10 hours per week.
Rural Students (counties with less than 50,000 people) are eligible to apply for the Hagan Scholarship. Thus, many incoming students from West Virginia would qualify. One of the barriers to success in college is funding and this scholarship can help with the funding piece. The Hagan scholarship provides $6000 each semester for 8 semesters and they are currently funding 800 students from 42 states attending 325 colleges and Universities. More information? Click this link - The Hagan Scholarship and apply before the Nov. 15 deadline.