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UD INTERNAL OPPORTUNITIES

Graduate College
Graduate College Innovation Grants

Call for Proposals

DEADLINE: June 8, 2020

The inaugural Graduate College Innovation Grant program seeks to create new opportunities in graduate education, and enhance the graduate student experience at UD. By encouraging development of new academic and co-curricular programs, as well as stronger support for students and their mentors, the . . . Graduate College aims to increase the value we provide to graduate, professional, and post-doctoral trainees, and attract new students to our programs. Proposals are invited in two categories:
Program Development & Innovation
These grants will support development of new graduate and professional programs, or innovative graduate curricula, related to contemporary, high impact areas. Priority will be given to programs with the potential to attract new populations of students, and an interdisciplinary scope
Professional Development
These grants will support Professional Development activities designed for graduate students, post-docs, or faculty mentors. Priority will be given to programs that will reach a large number of students, or establish links to potential employers.
Proposals can be submitted by following the link below. We ask that you use the budget template provided on the application page. Budgets up to $40,000 will be considered, though smaller proposals are welcome. Departmental and/or external grant cost-sharing is encouraged. It is expected that most programs will be completed within a year, though proposals for longer duration programs are welcome.
Awards can be made as early as July 1. This call for proposals will be repeated in September for Fall/Spring awards. Interested parties may address questions to Doug Doren, Interim Vice Provost for Graduate and Professional Education and Dean of the Graduate College or Buz Swanik, Faculty Fellow in the Graduate College.
Funding for this initiative is provided by the Graduate College.

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EXTERNAL OPPORTUNITIES

Transferware Collectors Club
Transferware Collectors Club Schol

DEADLINE: July 1, 2019

Scholarships have been generously funded by the TCC Board of Directors for graduate students or young professionals working in the decorative arts, archaeology, historic preservation, or related ceramics fields who wish to attend the TCC Annual Meeting in Birmingham, Alabama on October 17-21, 2019. . . . These scholarships cover the cost of registration as well as a stipend to assist with travel expenses. Recipients will be asked to submit a report about the event, to include a synopsis of the lectures, within 30 days of the conclusion of the meeting. For more information, please email the TCC Secretary, Brenda Hornsby Heindl at hornsby.heindl@gmail.com.

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UNDERGRADUATE OPPORTUNITIES

University of Delaware
Undergraduate Summer Scholars Program

The Summer Scholars Program enables selected undergraduates, generally sophomores and juniors, to conduct in-depth research or creative work with University faculty. Students in the Summer Scholars . . . Program work on their projects full-time for ten weeks in the summer and continue to complete three credits’ worth of research in the following academic year. Research and creative work is generally completed under the close supervision of a faculty member. The research done during the academic year may be part of the senior thesis for the Degree with Distinction or Honors Degree with Distinction. Each Scholar will receive a stipend of $4,000.

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University of Delaware
Undergraduate Research Scholars Program

The UD Undergraduate Research Scholars Program provides summer research opportunities for college students who are not currently enrolled at the University of Delaware. The program is designed to . . . prepare, motivate, encourage, and support students who want to learn more about the graduate school experience and possibly pursue an academic or research career. As a scholar in this program, you will spend 10 weeks on the University of Delaware campus in the summer of 2019, immersed in a research project where you will work closely with faculty, graduate students and postdoctoral researchers. You will also learn first-hand about graduate programs at the University of Delaware and develop a valuable network of contacts who can support and assist you in applying to graduate school. The program will provide a stipend of $4000, as well as housing and round-trip transportation. Participation in the summer program is restricted to students enrolled in U.S. institutions. The program is intended for students with a strong desire to pursue research careers at the Ph.D. level. The program is particularly interested in identifying and providing research experience to talented underserved students (e.g., first generation, historically underrepresented, disabled, low-income, etc.). Preference is given to students completing their sophomore or junior years. University of Delaware students are not eligible for the program, but may seek summer research opportunities through other programs.

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University of Delaware
Delaware EPSCoR – Summer Scholars Research Internships

Students from any major are welcome to apply, but their research projects should be related to the environment, to coincide with the overall theme of Delaware’s EPSCoR program. Students with an . . . interest in climate, sea level rise, water quality, land use, soil contamination and remediation, environmental sensing and monitoring, economics, ethics, environmental justice, environmental history, or environmental policy are especially encouraged to apply What the Program Provides 10 weeks of full-time research (June-mid August) Independent research project under the guidance of a faculty mentor Interns participate in skill-building seminars on such topics as choosing a graduate school, research ethics, and making research presentations and posters Presentation of research results at undergrad research symposium Stipend To learn more about this program please visit - http://de-epscor.org/summer-scholars-research-internships/

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