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Wednesday
06/08/22

Fellowships and Scholarships 101 Summer Workshops

Posted by Tim on June 8, 2022 in Fellowships, Scholarship Opportunities, Workshops

Do you want to find more opportunities for fellowships and scholarships? Join us for one of our virtual workshops in summer 2022!
Fellowships and Scholarships 101 Workshops

Pick a date: July 11 | August 1 | September 5
Mark your calendar: Workshops start at 3 p.m. and last for about 30 minutes.
Register here to get the Zoom link to attend.
 
If you cannot attend one of our live workshops, check out our Fellowships and Scholarships 101 series on our YouTube channel
Wednesday
06/08/22

McCall MacBain Leadership based Scholarships

Posted by Tim on June 8, 2022 in Academics, Fellowships, Scholarship Opportunities

McCall MacBain Scholarships
Interested in mentorship, leadership skills development, and full funding to start a graduate degree at McGill University?
 
The McCall MacBain Scholarships are Canada’s first comprehensive, leadership-based scholarships for master’s and professional studies at McGill University. This scholarship program brings together exceptional students who strive to engage in positive change by taking on meaningful leadership roles.

In this first year of global admissions, up to 10 full scholarships and 20 finalist awards of $20,000 will be granted to international candidates, including Americans and other non-Canadian applicants.
The scholarship covers: Tuition and fees for one of 150+ eligible programs at McGill University in Montréal, Canada Living stipend of $2,000 CAD per month during academic terms Mentorship, advisors, and coaching An intensive leadership development program
Apply now for September 2023 admission!
Application due: September 21, 2022
Find more information and apply on the McCall MacBain Scholarship website.
This award requires university nomination. Students must work
with the Office of Fellowships and Scholarships to apply.
Applicants must: Have a bachelor’s degree in a subject closely related to the one selected for graduate work before the beginning of the selected graduate program. Have a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.0 out of a possible 4.0, or a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.2 out of 4.0 in the last two years of full-time studies. Be able to demonstrate English language proficiency. Apply to at least one graduate program at McGill. Demonstrate exceptional character, community engagement, leadership potential, entrepreneurial spirit, and academic strength and intellectual curiosity.
Want feedback on your application?
Make an appointment with H Fogarty
Office of Fellowships and Scholarships advisor
Tuesday
05/31/22

SUNY’s NRSA Application Development Webinar June 22

Posted by Tim on May 31, 2022 in Academics, Fellowships, Scholarship Opportunities

Register for SUNY’s NRSA Application
Development Webinar 
 
The next NIH Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) deadline is August 8, 2022. Receiving this nationally prominent award to support biomedical research is an excellent addition to your resume, regardless of what direction your career takes you.
To assist you, SUNY has created a NRSA award slide deck and training video developed and presented by Dr. Miguel Garcia-Diaz, Director of the Training Program in Pharmacological Sciences and Associate Dean in the Graduate School at Stony Brook University.  
Register
Please register to watch the training video as a group or to participate in live Q&A webinar session on June 22, 2022 from 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm. You can watch the training video at any time and join us for the Q&A portion around 1:40 pm. This is an opportunity to ask questions, receive guidance on the application components and discuss any previous reviews you have received. 


Monday
04/25/22

Fulbright Scholarship Information Panel May 3 on Zoom

Posted by Tim on April 25, 2022 in Community Announcements, Fellowships, Information Session, Scholarship Opportunities, Workshops

Join a panel of UB experts and past Fulbright recipients as they go
into detail about the process, the experience, and how YOU can
best prepare yourself as a Fulbright Scholarship Applicant!
When:
Tuesday, May 3, 2022
Where:
Zoom
Time:
12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
RSVP
at the link below by May 1st (registrants will be sent the ZOOM
coordinates prior to the event):
https://forms.gle/Leu3pV8gAs2oQS1U8

Program Planner and Facilitator:
Melinda Lemke
Department of Educational Leadership and Policy

Monday
04/25/22

Apply for the Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress (CSPC) Deadline June 15

Posted by Tim on April 25, 2022 in Academics, Fellowships, Honors Experiences, Internships

Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress (CSPC)
Each year, UB nominates one student to become a Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress (CSPC) Fellow. These fellows are fully funded to participate in the program throughout the 2022-2023 school year, during which they attend a four-day leadership conference in Washington, D.C., participate in monthly webinars and develop a research paper eligible for publication and awards.

Since 1970, CSPC fellows have traveled to Washington, D.C. to learn about leadership and governance, to share their outstanding research and to explore careers in public service. While attending the conference, the fellows participate in workshops where they present and receive peer feedback on their research projects. The fellows also have the opportunity to engage with policy experts, government officials and leaders in the legislative process.
Apply this summer!
Application due: June 15, 2022
Apply here to become UB’s CSPC Fellow



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Applicants must be:
Interested in the American government.
Comfortable with speaking, presenting and writing about the American presidency or Congress.
Available to attend all portions of the program.
An undergraduate student from any field of study.
A domestic or international student.
CSPC aims to include students from a diverse set of academic backgrounds: students from all majors are eligible and encouraged to apply.
 
Requirements:
Attend monthly webinars throughout the 2022-2023 school year.
Attend a four-day conference in Washington, D.C. during the Spring 2023 semester. 
Undertake an original research project, including a 10-15 page paper, on a subject with direct relevance to the U.S. presidency and/or Congress.
 
Please contact the Office of Fellowships and Scholarships at fellowships@buffalo.edu if you have any questions.
Friday
04/08/22

Graduate School Funding Workshop April 26 in 107 Capen

Posted by Tim on April 8, 2022 in Community Announcements, Event, Fellowships, Honors Program Announcements, Scholarship Opportunities, Workshops

How to fund graduate school workshop Tuesday, April 26, 2022 at 1:00pm in the Colloquium Room (107 Capen Hall)

Thinking about graduate school, but don’t know how you’re going to pay for it? Now is the time to start figuring it out. Come hear Elizabeth A. Colucci, Assistant Dean for Graduate Professional Development, discuss funding opportunities. April 26 @ 1:00 in Capen 107 Register here: https://forms.gle/AUSTGcZWWCjrhopf7

Monday
03/21/22

Research Lunch Invitation: April 1st FREE

Posted by Tim on March 21, 2022 in Event, Fellowships, Research Information and Opportunities, Summer Research, Workshops

Upcoming Research Lunch

Join us for free lunch and innovative research!

Details

Presenter: LaShekia Chatman, Schomburg Fellow
Date: Friday, April 1
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: 107 Capen
RSVP Here to attend by Wednesday, March 30.

Presentation Information

Contrasting Motivations Among Black Reproductive Professionals: 

Competing Paradigms for Reimagining Liberation

LaShekia’s second year thesis began as an exploration into the Black midwife and doula movement as a source of cultural and political empowerment, yet evolved into a rarely-explored narrative on the struggle for cultural capital among emerging ethnomedical practices, ideas on professionalism, the future of medical education, and the need for reimagining what culturally resonant care means for not only patients, but BIPOC practitioners. 

Monday
02/07/22

Two Year Hillel International Fellowship for Graduating Seniors

Posted by Tim on February 7, 2022 in Career Opportunities, Fellowships

College seniors and those who love them – looking for the perfect job post-graduation? How about working with students, networking, using your creativity, and learning highly transferable skills as part of a two-year full-time job? Apply to Hillel’s #SpringboardFellowship TODAY! Learn more at hillel.org/Springboard. Our Springboard Fellows have made an incredible impact at Hillel of Buffalo, and I can promise that you will do the same.

Tuesday
01/18/22

Apply Now to the UB SPARK Program

Posted by Tim on January 18, 2022 in Community Announcements, Fellowships, Networking, Scholarship Opportunities, Workshops

Discover Your Spark
We would like to invite you to apply for the Spark Program, offered by the Office of Fellowships and Scholarships. This virtual eight-week program will help to foster your spark of potential and engage with you on a number of topics, including: Learning about fully-funded graduate and gap year programs. Becoming involved in on-campus research projects and off-campus service projects. Identifying your strengths and how to use them in academic and professional settings. Networking with your peers, as well as faculty and staff. Most of all, you will learn how to apply for competitive fellowships and scholarships, and the resources available at UB that will help you do it!
Program Dates: Mondays, 5-6:30 p.m., beginning Feb. 14.
Deadline to apply is Feb. 6.
Learn more and apply to the Spark Program!
Thursday
12/02/21

Seeking students with an entrepreneurial drive who want to make a difference in Western New York | open to all UG majors and GRAD programs

Posted by Tim on December 2, 2021 in Career Oportunities, Fellowships

A leadership development program that provides selected Fellows professional development opportunities, as well as resources and access to WNY business leaders. WNY Prosperity Fellows are awarded a paid summer internship; scholarship support awarded during the academic year up to $25,000 based on a student’s unmet financial need, and an enrichment fund of $1,000.

This fellowship program will assist undergraduate and graduate students who are actively preparing for careers that further economic development and growth, especially in the WNY region. Open to all undergraduate majors and graduate programs. Fellows do not need to be from WNY, however the Fellowship supports students committed to the WNY region.

Fellowship eligibility:  

§  current sophomores, juniors, seniors and graduate students are eligible to apply; 

§  should have minimum 3.0 cumulative UG GPA / 3.5 cumulative GRAD GPA;

§  have an interest in bolstering the WNY economy through job creation;

§  complete the 2022-2023 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by the advised deadline. Please note that you may file a FAFSA using estimated income information and update your FAFSA once you complete your current tax return. 

§  Fellowship Requirement: Only open to US Citizens or students holding permanent residency. Not intended for international students.

For full details, visit the fellowship website at: https://bit.ly/WNYPFPAPP22

Application Deadline: March 4, 2022

Candidates are encouraged to attend Fellowship information sessions hosted on Zoom:

§  Thursday, January 6th at 2 p.m. EDT 

Meeting ID: 924 0368 6077 | Passcode: 885542

§  Thursday, February 3rd at 5 p.m. EDT

Meeting ID: 998 7122 4293 | Passcode: 083738