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Exciting Summer Fellowship in Nuclear Research!

The Center for Space Nuclear Research (CSNR) is now accepting applications for its 10-week Summer Fellowship Program! As a CSNR Summer Fellow you will have the opportunity to work with first-class scientists at the Idaho National Laboratory (INL).  Teams of Fellows will work to complete a research project of current interest to NASA in potential nuclear technology performance. Stipends are offered to cover living and travel expenses. Visit the website and apply today! Application deadline is thisFriday, March 14, 2014!

Research Days 2014 Announcements!

Research Days Poster Design Workshop

The Center for Undergraduate Fellowships and Research will be hosting another preparation workshop for Research Day participants next Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 5:00PM in Marvin Center, Room 405. Learn the nuts and bolts of designing a winning poster! Representatives from the Research Day Committee will be available to answer your questions.

Save the Date!
Research Day 2014
Tuesday, April 1, 2014

 Now Recruiting: Research Day Interns

Student interns are needed to assist on Research Day 1 (Tuesday April 1, 2014), 8:00am-2:00pm (lunch provided). Activities include coordinating poster presentation of undergraduate researchers and serving as liaison to faculty judging teams and administrative staff. There will be an orientation meeting prior to Research Day. Log into GWork and search for position ID# 793009 to apply.

 GW Fellowship & Research Opportunities!

Looking for a PAID internship in your field?

Check out the research assistant positions in GWork! Take advantage of an excellent opportunity to work with GW professors on innovative initiatives! Whether you are interested in women’s health (ID# 792181) or nutrition for youth in under-served communities (ID# 792002), there is a position for you! For instance, one research team seeks a student with a strong background in Math and fluency in Korean and/or Chinese (ID# 792180).  Log in to GWork to see more positions like these and apply today!

 Are you a GW undergraduate majoring in Math and/or Physics?

You may be eligible for the NSF-funded scholarship: Joint Undergraduate Mathematics and Physics (JUMP) Scholarships at GW! The JUMP Scholarship program seeks talented U.S. undergraduates demonstrating financial need. To apply, visit the JUMP website and take a few minutes to complete Step 1. (Ignore the March 10th deadline for Step 1.) After that, the JUMP committee will invite eligible applicants to complete Step 2. If you have any questions, please email

 Make it a Summer of Service with the Shapiro Public Service Award!

The J.B. and Maurice C. Shapiro Public Service Awards were established at The George Washington University to support and encourage young Americans who undertake voluntary public service.  The Awards offer a unique opportunity for students to receive tuition support while deepening their involvement in the field.  Awardees commit to 300 hours or more of unpaid service at a non-profit organization, institution or government office of their choice.  Previous awardees have interned at the Department of Defense, Juvenile Diabetes Research Center, and Office of Children, Youth and Learning, to name a few. Visit the website to learn more. Applications must be received by one of the two deadlines: March 24, 2014 and April 7, 2014.

 Graduate Study in the UK Info Session & Scholarships!

Have you thought about graduate school in the UK?

Learn all the details in our Info Session on Monday, March 26, 2014.  Chris Payne and his colleagues will be on campus to discuss graduate offerings, the admission processes, and what King’s College London, Imperial College, and University College London (UCL) are seeking in applicants from the United States.

Graduate Study at UCL, Imperial College, and King’s College, London: Info Session
March 26, 2014
Marvin Center Rm 506

Are you concerned about funding? There’s hope!  The King’s International Masters Scholarship (KIMS) is offering up to six scholarships for international students (all nationalities except UK and EU nationals) to study at the Graduate School at King’s College London.  Visit the website to learn more and apply.  Application deadline for the scholarship is March 31, 2014.

Interested in pursuing a master’s program at the Imperial College of London? The Master’s Studies in Energy and the Environment in the UK scholarships offer grants to Spanish, British and American nationals who study topics related to renewable energies, sustainable energy systems, environment and biodiversity, and more. Visit the website for the complete list of study areas, eligible universities and scholarship details! Application deadline is April 3, 2014.

 Undergraduate Research Conference!

The 3rd Annual Walsh Research Conference will be held March 28, 2014 in Washington, DC.  The conference promotes innovative undergraduate research in international affairs.  The committee is accepting papers related to the theme “Ideologies, Policies & People: Shifting Dynamics in Contemporary International Affairs.” Email your submission to following theseguidelines.

 Quickly Approaching Deadlines!

March 14, 2014        Center for Space Nuclear Research Summer Fellowship
March 17, 2014        Whitaker International Undergraduate Scholarship Program
March 17, 2014        Research Day 1 Internship
March 24, 2014        The J.B. and Maurice C. Shapiro Public Service Awards
March 31, 2014        King’s International Masters Scholarship
April 3, 2014            Master’s Studies in Energy and the Environment in the UK Scholarship

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