Learn more about the CSNE and our K-12 education programs here.
Learn more about the CSNE and our K-12 education programs here.
The UW campus application for students interested in seeking nomination for the Goldwater Scholarship is now available! Brief details are included here, and further information and application instructions are at http://expd.uw.edu/expo/scholarships/goldwater. Please find a flyer attached as well.
In 2016-17, UW’s Thomas Sedlock Icon Scholarship will also be awarded in connection with UW’s Goldwater Scholarship nominations. Any UW Goldwater nominees not awarded the Goldwater Scholarship will receive a Sedlock Icon Scholarship in the range of $3,000-$6,000. Sedlock Icon Scholarship award decisions will be made in early April, after final Goldwater Scholarship national selection decisions are announced.
GOLDWATER SCHOLARSHIP DETAILS:
The BARRY GOLDWATER SCHOLARSHIP is designed to attract outstanding students into research careers in mathematics, the natural sciences, and engineering. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of merit to students who are sophomores or juniors during the current academic year and who have excellent academic records and demonstrated interest in and potential for research careers in mathematics, the natural sciences, or engineering. The scholarship covers undergraduate eligible expenses for tuition, fees, books, and room and board to a maximum of $7,500 per academic year.
UW DEADLINE for applications: November 13, 2016.
STEM Tutoring LLC, a small innovative tutoring agency based in Bellevue, is searching for MATH, BIOLOGY, CHEMISTRY and PHYSICS tutors for high school students. At STEM Tutoring, our primary focus is connecting well with students, knowing that if a student enjoys their time with us, we can make significant progress helping them develop, not only academically, but socially and emotionally as well. With an increased focus on the STEM curriculum nationwide, we are passionate about assisting students in their mastery in Math and the Sciences.
– Undergraduate or Graduate degree in Engineering, Biology, Chemistry, Math, or Physics
– exceptional Undergraduate Seniors with job experience considered as well
– Significant experience with high school students in an educational or mentoring/tutoring setting
– Skillful, empathetic 1-on-1 communication with both adolescents and their parents
– Transportation to Bellevue 1-2 times per week (bus is an easy option if no car)
Position Type: Part Time
WRF Fellowships & Levinson Awards Research Funding Application & Info Sessions
The application is now open for WRF Fellowships and Levinson Awards! – Apply by August 22
NOTE: These two opportunities share a common application and you are welcome to apply to one or both for 2016-17 funding.
Join us for an info session for on these funding opportunities:
Thursday, July 7, 3:30 – 4:30 pm
Tuesday, July 12, 4:00 – 5:00 pm
Register for an info session here: https://expo.uw.edu/expo/rsvp/event/539
WASHINGTON RESEARCH FOUNDATION FELLOWSHIPS (www.uw.edu/undergradresearch/students/funding/wrff/)
Washington Research Foundation Fellowships (WRFF) for advanced undergraduates support promising students who work on creative and sophisticated science and engineering research projects under the guidance of UW faculty. WRFFs target undergraduates who have already participated in undergraduate research for at least three quarters and who are working beyond an introductory level in a project that requires creativity and advanced knowledge.
As WRF Fellows, selected outstanding UW undergraduates will receive funding to support their research in these disciplines, including funding to present their findings at a professional conference.
LEVINSON EMERGING SCHOLAR AWARDS (www.uw.edu/undergradresearch/students/funding/levinson/)
Levinson Emerging Scholars awards support talented and highly motivated UW juniors and seniors in a variety of fields who want to pursue creative and advanced bioscience and related research under the guidance of UW faculty. Levinson scholarships target applicants who have already participated in undergraduate research for at least three quarters and who are working beyond an introductory level in a project that requires creativity and advanced knowledge
As Levinson Emerging Scholars, selected outstanding UW undergraduates will receive funding based on their budget proposal to support their bioscience and related research, including funding to present their findings at a professional conference.
Summer Camp Science Specialist
Are you a science educator looking for a great way to spend your summer? Join us!
The JCCSF Summer Camps is now hiring an energetic, excited Science Specialist for its 1st and 2nd grade science-based camps! The science specialist is will be responsible for creating, organizing, and implementing day camp experiences for 9 one-week sessions of camp. Position is flexible for full or half-day employment.
The specialist will be responsible for creating the curriculum for three different themes:
Silly Science – Campers discover the wonders of science, making volcanoes erupt and motors roar, getting their hands dirty and testing scientific theories in the lab.
Design & Build -Campers investigate physics, architecture and engineering, using building sets, clay and recycled materials to build their own structures.
Nature Navigators – Campers investigate the ecology and wildlife of the Bay through daily hikes, science experiments and journal observations
I am pleased to announce that the CoMotion Mary Gates Innovation Scholars program is now accepting applications for Summer 2016! Students can spend Summer quarter working as interns with UW faculty-led startups, seeking to transfer research to real-world applications. Participants will build upon their strengths and learn about intellectual property and entrepreneurship through hands-on teamwork with an emerging company.
Each Innovation Scholar will receive a $5,000 award and earn course credit.
Students with backgrounds in biology, business, chemistry, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, nursing, physics, programming, public health, psychology, statistics and more should apply. Eleven different internships are available this year, across a broad spectrum of engineering and health sciences fields.
WHAT: CoMotion Mary Gates Innovation Scholars
WHEN: Summer 2016 (June 20 – August 19)
EARN: $5,000 and course credit
DEADLINE: Monday, April 25 at midnight
Students from all three campuses are invited to apply. All internships will be at/near the Seattle campus. Only degree-seeking UW undergraduate students are eligible (students graduating in Spring 2016 are not eligible; students who will graduate in Summer 2016 or later are eligible). This program is made possible by CoMotion and the Mary Gates Endowment for Students.