Thomas R. Pickering Fellowship

“Funded by the U.S. Department of State and administered by The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars, the 2016 Thomas R. Pickering Fellowship Program provides undergraduate and graduate students with financial support, mentoring and professional development to prepare them academically and professionally for a career in the U.S. Department of State Foreign Service. Women, members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service, and students with financial need are encouraged to apply.”

http://www.twc.edu/thomas-r-pickering-foreign-affairs-fellowship-program

Deadline to Apply- January 15th 2016

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American Sociological Association-Conference Travel

“The Honors Program provides undergraduate sociology students a rich introduction to the professional life of the discipline. Exceptional sociology students from throughout the country and the world come together for four days and experience all facets of the ASA Annual Meetings. By participating in the Honors Program, students develop long-lasting networks with other aspiring sociologists while their sponsoring departments have a chance to “showcase” their own quality programs and their most outstanding students.

At the 2016 ASA Annual Meeting in Seattle, WA, Honors Program students will:

  • Attend a special Honors Program Reception and other events where they interact with other undergraduate sociology students;
  • Participate in an Honors Roundtable paper session as well as ASA events including the Welcoming Party, Department Alumni Night, and regular paper sessions and roundtables;
  • Learn all about the activities, sections, and governance of the ASA;
  • Meet and talk with sociologists representing graduate programs around the country; and
  • Attend “Conversations With … ” sessions with prominent sociologists that are reserved for Honors Program students only.”

Deadline to apply- February 16th 2016

2016 Call for Nominations

http://www.asanet.org/students/honors.cfm

MURAP at UNC Chapel Hill-Humanities Summer Research

 

“The Moore Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program (MURAP) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is a graduate-level research experience for highly talented undergraduate students from diverse backgrounds who are interested in pursuing doctorates in the humanities, social sciences or fine arts. MURAP aims to foster the entrance of students from underrepresented minority groups, as well as others with a proven commitment to diversity, into graduate school and faculty positions in academia. Each summer, the program brings a cohort of 20 rising juniors and seniors in college to our campus for an intensive, ten-week research experience.”

http://murap.unc.edu/

 

https://murap.unc.edu/files/2015/10/2016Announcement.pdf

Amgen Scholars Program-STEM Summer Research

“Made possible through a 12-year, $50 million commitment from the Amgen Foundation, Amgen Scholars allows undergraduates from across the globe to participate in cutting-edge research opportunities at world-class institutions. 17 leading institutions across the U.S., Europe and Japan currently host the summer program.

Undergraduate participants benefit from undertaking a research project under top faculty, being part of a cohort-based experience of seminars and networking events, and taking part in a symposium in their respective region (U.S., Europe or Japan) where they meet their peers, learn about biotechnology, and hear from leading scientists.”

http://www.amgenscholars.com/us-program

Cultural Vistas Fellowships

“The Cultural Vistas Fellowship affords underrepresented U.S. university students the unique opportunity to advance their career goals, develop global competencies, and experience life in another culture.

Cultural Vistas will select up to 12 fellows to take part in this multinational professional development program that includes eight-week summer internships in Argentina, Germany, and India. This fellowship opportunity is funded by Cultural Vistas.”

 

http://www.culturalvistas.org/cvfellowship

General Summer Research Opportunities

“The Summer Research Opportunities Program is the gateway to graduate education at
CIC universities. Enhance your academic and research skills by working one-on-one
with a faculty mentor from top ranked research institutions. Gain experience as an
undergraduate student to put you at an advantage as a graduate applicant, at the
same time you’ll earn money and have all expenses paid during this full-time summer
research opportunity. It’s the competitive edge you’ll need to rank above the best of
the best.”

https://www.cic.net/students/srop/introduction

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