The National Academies Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program is accepting applications for its 2015 session. The program is an early career educational and training opportunity to engage its fellows in the analytical process that informs U.S. science and technology policy. Fellows develop basic skills essential to working or participating in science technology policy at the federal, state, or local levels. Graduate and professional school students and those who have completed graduate studies (degree awarded) within the last five years may apply. Applications for the 2015 session are due September 1, 2014.
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The deadline for abstract submission and student travel support applications for the 2014 U.S. National Committee for the International Union of Radio Science (USNC-URSI) National Radio Science Meeting to be held in Boulder, Colo. on January 8-11, 2014 has been extended from September 23, 2013 to Friday, September 27, 2013.
The travel support will be in the form of a maximum $600 fellowship grant award from the National Academies (NAS) in Washington, DC. For Colorado state students, the award is a smaller amount depending on the distance from Boulder. For more information and eligibility for abstract submission and travel support applications, visit the National Radio Science Meeting website.
The Go Viral to Improve Health contest is a competition for undergraduate and graduate students to create innovate health-related apps, competing for high distinction and $18,000 in prizes. Sponsored by the Institute of Medicine and National Academy of Engineering, the contest is geared towards students pursuing degrees for careers in engineering, health, and computer sciences. The competition is designed to promote these students in interdisciplinary fields to translate health information into mobile application in order to address pressing health concerns.
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Earthquake-shattered Haiti is a world apart from grassy college campuses in Florida, Colorado, and Pennsylvania. Yet for a growing number of U.S. engineering undergraduates, the country serves as a living classroom where they can apply their knowledge and skills to help real people – half a million of whom still live under tarps or tents – recover from the worst natural disaster in modern times.
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The National Academies Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program is an early career educational and training opportunity. It is designed to engage its fellows in the analytical process that informs U.S. science and technology policy. Fellows develop basic skills essential to working or participating in science policy at the federal, state, or local levels. Graduate and professional school students and those who have completed graduate studies (degree awarded) within the last five years may apply. Areas of study may include any social/behavioral science, medical/health discipline, physical or biological science, any field of engineering, law/business/public administration, or any relevant interdisciplinary fields.
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