Friday, July 19, 2013

Workshops and Info-Sessions for the Researchers Out There!

Attention rising Sophomores and Juniors – Learn all about the Goldwater Scholarship Program for students planning STEM research careers

Tuesday, July 23 from 4 pm to 5 pm in Plant Sciences 1140

TOPIC: The Goldwater Scholarship is the nation's most prestigious award for sophomores and juniors thinking seriously about pursuing Ph.D.'s and research careers in Science, Mathematics, or Engineering. If you have a strong academic record, substantial or growing research experience, and are thinking about a career as a scientist, learn more about the Goldwater application and nomination process at Maryland – applying for Goldwater nomination can be a great way to prepare yourself for graduate school applications! Please note: You must be a US citizen or permanent resident to apply for the NSF graduate research fellowship.


Applying for the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship – UNDERGRADS AND GRADUATE STUDENTS WELCOME

Wednesday, July 24 from 4 pm to 5 pm in Plant Sciences 1140

TOPIC: The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship is one of the most prestigious and lucrative awards available for graduate studies in the natural sciences, math, engineering, and social sciences. This talk will offer advice and suggestions for using your summer to begin developing a highly effective NSF fellowship application. Graduate students who will be in their first or second year of graduate studies in fall 2013, and undergraduates at all levels are welcome to attend. Please note: You must be a US citizen or permanent resident to apply for the NSF graduate research fellowship.

Please send any questions by email to: ugresearch@umd.edu