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Volunteer Opportunity: Bryant Science Fair Mentor – Winter Quarter 2017 (Sign Up by 12/05/16)

Volunteer Opportunity: Bryant Science Fair Mentor- Winter Quarter 2017
Sign-up by December 5, 2016

Share your enthusiasm for science by serving as a Science Fair Mentor for 5th grade students at Bryant Elementary School. As a Scientist Mentor, you will develop and lead a project related to your field of expertise. Once a week, you will meet with your small group of 5th graders to work on your science project and guide students in the most important parts of the scientific process: formulating a question or hypothesis, developing appropriate experiments with controlled, manipulated and measured variables, analyzing results, and drawing/communicating conclusions. This is your opportunity to share your learning and experience, be a team leader and inspire future scientists!

We are looking for Mentors with excellent communication skills, consistent weekly attendance and volunteer experience with young people. All Science Fair Mentors will attend an orientation which occurs during the first session. Science Fair Mentors are supported by the Science Fair Coordinator and the 5th grade teacher team.

Commitment: 1 session per week for 8 weeks, Time: 12:35-1:45 p.m.

Fridays Jan. 6- March 3, 2017
(1/6, 1/13, 1/20, 1/27, 2/3, 2/10, 2/17, 3/3)

Science Fair: Thursday, March 9, 2017, 7-8 p.m.

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Funding Opportunity: Harry S. Truman Scholarship for Future Leaders & Changemakers – $30, 000 for Graduate School

Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation Logo

The UW has the opportunity to nominate 4 current junior level or third year undergraduates to be considered for the Harry S. Truman Scholarship. We need your help in encouraging student leaders and change-makers to apply.    This competitive award is up to $30,000 to be used for Graduate School.

To be eligible students should:

  • Be a full time student pursuing a bachelor’s degree with junior level academic standing; or senior level standing in the third year of enrollment.
  • Be a U.S. citizen or U.S. national
  • Have a record of involvement in public and community service
  • Be committed to a career in public service
  • Read about the Truman scholarship to find out if it is something they are interested in. Read more here: https://www.truman.gov/are-you-potential-truman-scholar/

Interested students should apply for UW Nomination online at https://expo.uw.edu/expo/apply/437.

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Funding Opportunity: Udall Scholarships for American Indian and Alaska Native students and Environmental and Outdoor Leaders

Udall Foundation LogoThe Udall Foundation offers a prestigious scholarship for undergraduate sophomores and juniors in any major seeking careers in:

  • environmental fields, and
  • American Indian and Alaska Native students seeking careers in Tribal Public Policy or Native Health Care.

Applicants who are leading change on campus or in their communities are strongly encouraged to apply! Please feel free to post/share the attached fliers and share the information below widely.

The Udall Undergraduate Scholarship is a $7,000 scholarship awarded to 60 undergraduate sophomores and juniors pursuing careers related to the environment, or pursuing careers related to Tribal Public Policy or Native Health Care. Udall Scholars get to attend the Udall Scholar Orientation in August, meet alumni and community leaders for exceptional networking opportunities, and gain lifetime membership to a growing and active alumni network. For more information and to sign up for free informational webinars, visit us at udall.gov.

The Udall Foundation asks universities to nominate students to compete at the national level. Each UW campus is able to nominate up to 4 candidates in the environmental category and up to 4 candidates in the Tribal Public Policy and/or Native Health Care categories. To receive priority consideration for UW Seattle campus nomination, students are encouraged to submit our campus application by Dec. 2, 2016. Details about eligibility, the Seattle campus application process and online application form are available at http://expd.uw.edu/expo/scholarships/udall.

UW Seattle Information Sessions:

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Funding Opportunity: Mary Gates Endowment for Students

The Mary Gates Endowment for Students is currently accepting scholarship applications.  Mary Gates scholarships provide up to $5,000 ($2,500 per quarter for up to two quarters) for students to pursue leadership or research/creative/scholarly activities.  These scholarships benefit students in the current academic year, and are open to all UW undergraduates.  This includes students on all three UW campuses (Bothell, Seattle and Tacoma), in all disciplines and majors, in all class years (first-year through post-bac) and all residency statuses (including international and undocumented students)

Students can learn more about the scholarships and the application process at any of our upcoming information sessions and application-writing workshops.

Information Sessions (one or two sessions daily; select one session):*
Monday, Oct.3, 12:30-1:20 PM
Monday, Oct. 3, 3:30-4:20 PM
Wednesday, Oct. 5, 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2:30-3:20 PM
Thursday, Oct. 6, 12:30-1:320 PM
Thursday, Oct. 6, 1:30-2:20 PM
Friday, Oct. 7, 1:30-2:20 PM

*Information Sessions listed above will be held on the Seattle campus in Mary Gates Hall (MGH) room 171-E, in the Center for Experiential Learning & Diversity (EXPD).  No registration necessary.

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Leadership Opportunity: URP is Seeking Undergraduate Research Leaders! (Application Deadline: 01/01/16)

Apply to be an Undergraduate Research Leader! Application Deadline: Sept. 1, 2016

The Undergraduate Research Program (URP) is seeking enthusiastic and experienced undergraduate researchers from all disciplines to be Undergraduate Research Leaders (URLs) for the 2016-17 academic year. Students conducting research in the arts, humanities, and social sciences are particularly encouraged to apply.

URLs serve a central role in connecting undergraduates to support services of the URP. The goal of the URL program is to increase awareness and participation of undergraduates doing research in a range of disciplines. As a URL, you can motivate future undergraduate researchers! Anticipated URL time commitment is approximately 8-10 hours/month and dependent on quarterly events and student availability.

More information and application available here: www.uw.edu/undergradresearch/students/urls/

Questions? Contact the URP Staff at urp@uw.edu or (206) 543-4282

Transfer Student Opportunities

First Year Programs LogoCommuter & Transfer Commons Associate
First Year Programs is now hiring for Commuter & Transfer Commons Associates (CTAs) to work during the 2016-2017 school year!

The CTAs are responsible for ensuring that the Commons provides a welcoming and resource-rich environment for a diverse population of commuter and transfer students at the University of Washington. The Commuter & Transfer Commons (CTC) is a space for students to connect with each other and build community, while serving as a study and meeting space while commuter students are on campus.

Specific positions available are as follows:

  • CTA for Programming (2)
  • CTA for Social Media (1)
  • CTA for Journalism/Publication (1)
  • CTA General (2-4)

Through collaboration with each other and with campus partners, each CTA will contribute to the operational functions of the space, while establishing and maintaining a community within the CTC.

To learn more about the position responsibilities, please see the Commuter & Transfer Commons Associate Webpage. To access the application directly, please click here.

Positions are open until filled, and application review will begin Friday, April 15. Please email ctcuw@uw.edu with any questions!

Transfer Student Ambassador/Dawg Daze Leader
Dawg Daze Leaders develop programming and logistical support for all Dawg Daze Welcome Week events. By engaging and interacting with student participants, Dawg Daze Leaders ensure a memorable and enjoyable experience for all involved.

This year, Transfer Student Dawg Daze Leaders, or Transfer Student Ambassadors, will staff the Transfer-specific Dawg Daze events, including Transfer Husky Kick-Off. If you are interested in welcoming new students to the University of Washington, especially incoming Transfer students, apply to be a Transfer Student Ambassador/Dawg Daze Leader!

Applications will open on April 20. Further information about the position, and the application, can be found here.

First-Year Profiles
We are looking to highlight first-year transfer student’s stories on our new transfer website.  If you are interested in having your story featured online, please email First Year Programs (fyp@uw.edu) with your name and contact information! When emailing – please use the subject line “Transfer Student Profile”. We are hoping to feature first-year transfer students as a resource for incoming transfer students. We will follow up with students who email us with a quick email to be featured on our website.

Job Opportunity: Program Manager – Wilderness Inner-City Leadership Development (WILD) (Application Deadline: 04/17/16)


We have an amazing position opening for the WILD (Wilderness Inner-city Leadership Development) Program Manager for InterIm Community Development Association.

I will be leaving job as the WILD Program Manager for InterIm CDA as of May 1, 2016. If you know any solid alumni ready for a management level position, I would love your help finding a talented leader to carry on our nearly 20 year legacy of Environmental Justice Youth Programming for the API community at WILD. We are particularly looking for those with a strong background in youth development (and familiarity with YPQI standards), environmental & social justice, curriculum development, partnership management, community organizing, supervisory experience and experience within Asian Pacific Islander (API) communities. This is ideally for someone that has a minimum of 3-4 years of related work experience.

Applications are due APRIL 17th to wild@interimicda.org

You can find the JOB DESCRIPTION here: http://interimicda.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/WILDProgramManager_March2016.pdf

Jamie 真理恵 Stroble: WILD Program Manager