Current Opportunities for Honors Students
Ecuador Summer Study Abroad
Illinois University invites undergraduate and graduate students,
teachers, friends, and adult family to experience the land and people
of Ecuador, the Amazon rainforest, and the Galapagos Islands, July 27
through August 15, 2010. All majors are welcome to learn about
geography, earth science, culture, and history in this four-credit
course titled "Environment, Society, and Culture of Ecuador." Program
fee includes first rate lodging, international and in-country airfares,
meals, boat and ground transportation (estimated $6,600 plus tuition).
Out of state participants are welcome and will pay in-state tuition for
the summer. For details, please call Betty Smith at 217-581-6340 or email email@example.com.
National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program
1952, the National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research
Fellowship Program has recognized and supported future leaders in the
science technology, engineering, and mathematics fields. Each year, NSF
awards over 1,000 fellowships to outstanding students in these fields.
Fellowships provide 3 years of financial support. Fellowships also
provide awardees with the freedom to pursue research projects of their
own design and may be used within a five-year period. Fellows are given
access to cyberinfrastructure resources TeraGrid. Applicants must be
U.S. citizens, nationals or permanent resident aliens, and at or near
the beginning of graduate studies in an NSF-supported field. For
details, deadlines, and application materials, visit www.nsf.gov/grfp.
NOAA 2010 Student ScholarshipsNOAA is pleased to announce the availability of scholarships to students majoring in disciplines related to oceanic and atmospheric science, research, technology, or education, and supportive of the purposes of NOAA's programs and mission, e.g., biological, social and physical sciences; mathematics; engineering; computer and information sciences; and teacher education. For information on scholarship, internship, and fellowship opportunities, please visit the NOAA Student Opportunities Website: http://www.oesd.noaa.gov/noaa_student_opps.html. Applications are due February 17, 2010.
Funding for Student Projects Available - Apply Now!
Space is filling up quickly for the third annual meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U). Recently confirmed speakers include Grammy-winning artist Usher Raymond and John Podesta, President and CEO of the Center for American Progress. CGI U is hosted jointly by President Clinton and the University of Miami; applying and attending are free. The deadline for applications is February 22, 2010 but we accept students on a rolling basis, so apply now!
Outstanding Commitment Awards 2010
The 2010 Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) Outstanding Commitment Awards, made possible by Walmart, are grants anywhere from $1,000 to $10,000 given to exceptional student commitments to action aimed at improving communities and lives around the world. All currently enrolled students (both undergraduate and graduate) may apply for these awards. Winners will receive funding to implement their CGI U commitments, which are new, specific, and measurable plans which make a difference in one or more of CGI U's five global challenge areas: Education, Environment & Climate Change, Peace & Human Rights, Poverty Alleviation, and Public Health. The application deadline is February 22, 2010.
Washington Center Intern Abroad Programs: London, Sydney & Oxford
Live. Learn. Intern. (In Washington, D.C.)
by the Fund for American Studies in partnership with Georgetown
University, the Live. Learn. Intern. programs combine substantive
internships, rigorous courses for academic credit, career development
activities, exclusive briefings and lectures led by prominent policy
experts. Students from NCHC honors programs (including the University
Honors College!) will be given priority in scholarship awards. Honors
students should indicate on their application materials that they are a
member of an honors program and list their honors activities on their
resume. Internship placements are available in the following areas:
politics, public policy, and international affairs; journalism,
communications, and public relations; corporate business and government
affairs; nonprofit sector and community service. Final Deadline: March 5, 2010. For more information and an online application, please visit www.DCinternships.org or contact Mary Connell, Recruitment and Admissions Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (202) 986-0384.
Research Experience for Undergraduates - Lake Tahoe Watershed
The Great Basin Institute with the University of Nevada, Reno is offering a Summer Research Experience for twelve undergraduates to work within the Lake Tahoe Watershed. The summer interns will gain experience conducting research on various aspects of environmental science and resource economics. The position dates are June 4 - August 13 and the students will receive a living stipend of $4,250 plus housing. These positions are funded by the National Science Foundation and are only open to U.S. citizens or permanent residents who are currently enrolled in an undergraduate college or university with a junior or senior status. Review of applications will begin on March 8, 2010. Applications received after this date will be considered on a space available basis. For further information, please contact Mike Collopy at email@example.com or 775-784-8262, or Lynn Zimmerman at firstname.lastname@example.org or 775-674-5487.
Sophomore Exploration Program
The Sophomore Exploration Program (for rising sophomores) helps students get early work experience and make informed decisions about their major or future career decision. Sophomore Exploration Program participants take a course in which most of the time is spend outside the classroom, visiting organizations and embassies and taking part in career exploration activities. Students also have the opportunity to participate in several career inventories to help them determine which academic and career choices may be the best match for their abilities and interests. Students must receive academic credit for their participation and liaison approval is required. The application deadline is March 12, 2010. For more information or to apply, contact Dareth Finn at (202) 238-7906 or email@example.com.