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Automnomous Driving Undergraduate Scholarship Opportunity

Undergraduate 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 the public.

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.

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Oak Ridge Institute for Science & Education - Virtual Recruitment Fair

The 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.

View more information, including the list of participating programs, at http://bit.ly/32X22q7

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Undergraduate Research in Environmental Geochemistry

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.

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Rural Student Scholarship

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.

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