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International Women's Forum

International Women's Forum

THE FELLOWS PROGRAM, sponsored by the IWF Leadership Foundation in its signature, customized, format, is the leading, women

How To Apply

Apply online at website

Contact Information

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Deadlines

2014-2015 Fellows Program application deadline will be June 1, 2014

Short Description

THE LEGACY PROJECT of the Fellows Program provides every fellow the opportunity to leverage what they have learned to help expand the leadership capacity of women in their organization and community, and to create a ripple effect that empowers more women to aspire to leadership roles. Tuition for the Fellows Program is $27,500 USD.

Additional Information

All Fellows Program candidates are judged on the same selection criteria. Tuition for the Fellows Program is $27,500 USD. The Fellows Program tuition includes:

Website

http://iwforum.org/leadership-foundation/fellows-program/
NATIONAL PHYSICAL SCIENCE CONSORTIUM

NATIONAL PHYSICAL SCIENCE CONSORTIUM

The National Physical Science Consortium is a partnership between government agencies and laboratories, industry, and higher education. NPSC's goal is to increase the number of American citizens with graduate degrees in the physical sciences and related engineering fields, emphasizing recruitment of a diverse applicant pool. Since inception in 1989, NPSC has awarded 467 graduate fellowships. Of those fellows, 204 have received a PhD and 92 have received an MS. Sixty-six students are currently enrolled. Ninety-five percent of NPSC fellows have been minority, female, or both, those historically underrepresented in science. Recent alumni have received PhD's from Caltech, Cornell, Duke, George Washington, North Carolina State, Stanford, Texas A & M, UC Berkeley, University of Chicago, University of Illinois, University of Maryland

How To Apply

Steps In Applying To NPSC: To begin the application, click on the link at the bottom of this page. Be sure to record your Access Code when first assigned; you will need it to reenter and continue your application. Do not print the application and fill it out; NPSC will only accept it online. Completing page one activates the button for the Print Recommendation Request, which prints the recommendation request forms you will provide to your recommenders. Contact NPSC Tech Support at 800-854-6772 if you have questions. Recommendations: NPSC requires a minimum of three to a maximum of five letters of recommendation from professionals: professors and employers familiar with your work in your discipline. If at all possible, at least one letter should be from someone who has observed or supervised your participation in research. Provide your NPSC recommendation forms to your recommenders as early as possible. We suggest you provide your recommenders with a narrative of what you accomplished in class or employment with accompanying grades, research results, etc. Finalizing the Online Application: When you reach the last screen of your application, the option buttons are "Save" and "Validate Application." If you are ready for final processing, click on "Validate Application." The application will be scanned for completeness and the program will advise you of discrepancies or notes of which you should be aware. If all is well, this process activates the next button, "Submit Application," which automatically sends your final updates and codes the NPSC database as a completed electronic application. You may then print your application from your browser. You will not be able to reenter your application and make modifications; if you do need to change your application, call the NPSC office or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to request that your application be unlocked. You will then be required to make your corrections and then repeat the guidance above for Finalizing the online Application. GRE Scores Go to the GRE Web site (http://www.gre.org), or call (609) 771-7670. Request that your GRE scores be sent to NPSC at code R4417. Try your best to meet the NPSC November 30 deadline. If your scores are not in by that deadline, you are still eligible to apply. Have your scores sent as soon as possible. In addition to the required official GRE scores from ETS, we suggest that you fax a copy of your score card to NPSC at (575) 532-5769. This will help to ensure that NPSC has your GRE scores when the review process begins.

Contact Information

National Physical Science Consortium Headquarters Mail and Ground Delivery Address: National Physical Science Consortium USC - RAN 3716 S. Hope, Suite 348 Los Angeles, CA 90007-4344 Phone: (800) 854-NPSC or (213) 821-2409 Fax: (213) 821-2407 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Web: www.npsc.org

Short Description

Number of Awards: Varies yearly Type: Fellowship Duration: Initial support may be for two or three years, or for a full six years, depending on the employer-sponsor. If the initial support is for the shorter period, it may be extended up to six years at the discretion of the employer. Amount: The charge to the employer for each student supported is $26,000 annually, of which $20,000 is the student stipend and $6,000 is NPSC's fee to support its operations. The charge is subject to change at the discretion of the NPSC Board of Directors. Fields of Study: Though the fields supported can vary annually depending on employer needs, in general NPSC covers the following: Astronomy, Chemistry, Computer Science, Geology, Materials Science, Mathematical Sciences, Physics, and their subdisciplines, and related engineering fields: Chemical, Computer, Electrical, Environmental, Mechanical. Location or Type of Institution: Any participating NPSC Member University or College

Website

http://www.npsc.org/Applicants/Applicants/fellowshipinfo.html
Cheateaubriand Fellowship Program

Cheateaubriand Fellowship Program

How To Apply

 

The application is available on the Chateaubriand website:

http://www.chateaubriand-fellowship.org

 

Deadlines

 Next Opening: October 2014

 

Short Description

 

The Chateaubriand Fellowship in Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM), offered by the Embassy of France in the United States (Office for Science and Technology - OST), supports young scientists who wish to conduct part of their doctoral research in a French laboratory for a 4 to 9 month period.

The Chateaubriand Fellowship aims to initiate or reinforce collaborations, partnerships or joint projects by encouraging exchange at the doctoral level. To that end, the OST supports PhD students who are registered in an American university and participating in a co-supervised PhD with a French university. Priority is given to candidates working toward a "double degree" (cotutelle) with their host institution.

The OST will provide a stipend of up to 1,400 €/month (depending on other sources of funding) and cover the cost of travel and student health insurance. Knowledge of French is not mandatory. All STEM and Health disciplines are eligible.

Additional Information

 

For more information, candidates and American/French research teams can contact the OST in Washington, DC:

Office for Science and Technology

Embassy of France

4101 Reservoir Road, NW

Washington, DC 20007

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Phone : (202) 944-6252

 

Website

http://www.chateaubriand-fellowship.org
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Environmental Protection Agency

Environmental Protection Agency

Website

http://epa.gov/ncer/fellow/
Fullbright Program International Student Scholarships

Fullbright Program International Student Scholarships

Website

http://eca.state.gov/fulbright/fulbright-programs
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International Scholarships

International Scholarships

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Non-CU Postdoctoral Opportunities
UNCF- Merck Postdoctoral Science Research Fellowships

UNCF- Merck Postdoctoral Science Research Fellowships

Awards up to $92,000. At least 10 postdoctoral fellowships will be awarded in 2014. Each fellowship provides a maximum of $92,000, which includes a Stripend of up to $77,000 and a Research Grant of up to $15,000 to the hosting department. The stripend is intended to provide 12-24 months of fellowship tenure. A maximum of $55,000 of stripend may be recieved in any 12 month period. The Research Grant is intended to support the research needs of the Fellow. Each UNCF-Merck Postdoctoral Fellow will be mentored by a scientist. Fellows are expected to maintain frequent contact with their mentor. Each Fellow is also required to visit the Merck Research Laboratories to present a progress report to the Merck research staff during the last half of the fellowship tenure. Each Fellow must also submit a two-page research summary of their fellowship research and updated Curriculum Vitae to UNCF at the end of their fellowship tenure.

Eligibility Critera:

•African American (Black)

•A Ph.D. or equivalent doctoraal degree recipient in a life or physical science by the end of academic year year 2013-2014

•Appointed as a new or continuing postdoctoral fellow by the end of the 2014 calendar year at an academic or non-academic research institution in the USA (private industrial laboratories are excluded.) This postdoctoral appointment must be for a minimum of 12 months.

•A citizen or permanent resident of the United States

How To Apply

Apply online at website

Contact Information

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Deadlines

Open Date:
9/16/2014 10:00 AM EST
Close Date:
12/13/2014 3:00 PM EST

Short Description

A UNCF/ Merck Selection Committee consisting of educators and scientists will select the award winners based on ability, record of accomplishment, and the soundness of the proposed postdoctoral research. o African American (Black) o A Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree recipient in a life or physical science by the end of academic year 2013-14 o Appointed as a new or continuing postdoctoral fellow by the end of the 2014 calendar year at an academic or non-academic research institution in the USA (private industrial laboratories are excluded). This postdoctoral appointment must be for a minimum of 12 months o A citizen or permanent resident of the United States.

Website

http://umsi.uncf.org/sif#ScienceResearchScholarshipAwards