More Research and Scholarship Opportunities

REU opportunities with the OSU Stone Lab can be found by clicking here. On that webpage you will learn that you need to take one of their 5-week, term courses while participating in the REU program. Those additional courses can be found at http://stonelab.osu.edu/courses/upper/
Even if you end up not being selected for one of the 10 REU positions you are welcome to take one of these courses if you feel you will benefit. Additional student employment offerings that will cover the room and board needed for the 5 week course rather than offering a paycheck and/or scholarship opportunities can be found at the following 2 websites. (http://stonelab.osu.edu/costs/jobs/ ) for employment offerings and for scholarships (http://stonelab.osu.edu/costs/aid/ )

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is pleased to announce the availability of scholarships (includes internship) to students majoring in disciplines related to oceanic and atmospheric science, research, or technology, and supportive of the purposes of NOAA's programs and mission, e.g., biological, social and physical sciences; mathematics; engineering; and computer and information sciences.
Undergraduate Scholarships (for students who are currently sophomores):
Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship Program: http://www.oesd.noaa.gov/Hollings_info.html

Eligibility requirements are:

  • US Citizenship
  • 3.0 GPA
  • Studying a NOAA science: atmospheric science, biology, cartography, chemistry, computer science, engineering, environmental science, geodesy, geography, marine science, mathematics, meteorology, oceanography, physical science, photogrammetry, physics, etc.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us!
Chantell Haskins, Victoria Dancy, Sandra Sarvis
NOAA Office of Education
(301) 713-9437 x150
studentscholarshipprograms@noaa.gov

BGSU welcomes future scientists at Kids' Tech University
Kids in Technology, a research program for children ages 9-12, Kids' Tech meets in January, February, March and April. Each day includes a morning interactive session with faculty followed by lunch and an afternoon of related learning activities. An online component continues students' engagement after the campus activities have been completed. For more information and online enrollment beginning at 6pm Dec. 5 go to http://kidstechuniversity-bgsu.vbi.vt.edu/ article featured in Sentinel Tribune at http://www.sent-trib.com/youth-news/future-scientists-invited-to-bgsus-kids-tech/pdf

Summer Job Opportunity at Zion National Park for undergrad students working towards a degree in wildlife management and conservation, zoology, wildlife biology, or closely related major.

The Student Conservation Association (SCA)...
The SCA is a non-profit association, similar to an AmeriCorps or Peace Corps program, but the focus is on conservation. The structure is different from the Corps programs, focusing on internship opportunities, ranging in time frame from 12 weeks to 12 months. They offer a high school program along with Crew Member Positions, depending on a student's age and level of interest. See attached opportunity posting (by clicking on above bold title) that is included on the BGSU WorkNet (Career Center on-line recruiting data base). You can also contact Andrea Grata Domachowski in the BGSU Career Center for more information.

BGSU Student GREEN INITIATIVE FUND... is a pool of money which is available to fund BGSU students on "green" and environmental projects on campus. Created about a year ago for students interested in the development of projects to help BGSU become more of a leader in the area of environmental sustainability. A committee of students will review all applications for projects, making selections for funding. Link to the application and more information can be found by clicking on the above title in bold orange. The original deadline has passed but according to the website they may still accept additional applications for a short time. Call 419-372-8207 or email environ@bgsu.edu for more information.

Scholarship Opportunity through National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the
The National Institutes of Health Undergraduate Scholarship Program (UGSP) offers scholarship awards to students from disadvantaged backgrounds that are committed to careers in biomedical, behavioral and social science health-related research. The scholarship pays for tuition and reasonable educational and living expenses up to $20,000 per academic year. In return, recipients are obligated to serve as paid employees in NIH laboratories during the summer and after graduation. In addition to financial assistance, the scholarship program offers invaluable training and mentoring, as well as, practical experience in a state-of-the-art research setting.

Students can get further details and FAQs , as well as apply online by clicking here