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Funding and Other Opportunities for Duke Graduate Students

Graduate Fellowships for STEM Diversity

Dear University Colleague, I am writing to introduce you to Graduate Fellowships for STEM Diversity (formerly the National Physical Science Consortium). GFSD recruits American citizens seeking a STEM PhD; our federal partners select applicants and provide a $20,000 stipend. As reflected in the chart below, GFSD has achieved the most…

Center for Multicultural Student Affairs Graduate Assistant; Starts Late January

Center for Multicultural Student Affairs Graduate Assistant Content Focus Native American, American Indian, Indigenous, Alaska Native & Native Hawaiian Communities Position Description The Center for Multicultural Affairs (CMA) is one of three identity centers within Intercultural Programs at Duke University. Our mission is to create a more equitable and inclusive…

Spring Data Science Fellowship Opportunity; Early Deadline: 1/30

Program: The Data Incubator is an intensive 8 week fellowship that prepares masters students, PhDs, and postdocs in STEM and social science fields seeking industry careers as data scientists. The program is free for Fellows and supported by sponsorships from hundreds of employers across multiple industries. In response to the…

Chateaubriand Fellowship; Apply by Jan. 7

Dear colleague, We would like to remind you that the Chateaubriand Fellowshipcall for applications for 2020-2021 is now open until January 7, 2020. We believe this program may interest colleagues in your university or graduate school who have or would like to initiate collaborations with French researchers. Below and attached…

Humanities Unbounded/Durham Tech Graduate Fellow; Apply by Feb. 15

Duke’s Mellon-funded Humanities Unbounded initiative supports a pilot program to enable collaborations between Duke humanities doctoral students and instructors at Durham Tech Community College. The purpose of these collaborations is to develop innovations and enhancements for community college general transfer courses. This program provides doctoral students with exposure to a…

New Bass Connections teams for spring 2020; apply by Dec. 10

Three new Bass Connections project teams starting this spring will tackle research related to immigration.Applications will be accepted through December 10 at 11:59 p.m.and will be reviewed on a rolling basis. (Please note: All other 2020-2021 project teams will be announced on January 8.)

Upcoming +DS Opportunities for December

+Data Science (+DS) is a Duke-wide program, operating in partnership with departments, schools, and institutes to enable faculty, students, and staff to employ data science at a level tailored to their needs, level of expertise, and interests. For more information, please visit our website at https://plus.datascience.duke.edu Lunch and Learn on…

50th St. Gallen Symposium and Global Essay Competition; Deadline: Feb. 1

The St. Gallen Symposium is the world’s leading initiative for intergenerational debates on economic, political, and social developments. Since 1969, we have fostered fruitful discourses as a student-run initiative combining excellence with innovative ideas. This year through our Global Essay Competition, graduate and post-graduate students can qualify for an all-expenses-covered…

American Bar Foundation Pre- and Post-Doctoral Fellowships, Apply by Jan. 15

Dear Colleague: As you know, the American Bar Foundation has a robust set of pre- and post-doctoral fellows in residence every year. We are always looking for the best and the brightest students. To that end I hope you can help us identify students who would flourish at the American…

Opportunity in Statistics Research with National Science Foundation

NSF Statistics Research, Analysis, and Data Visualization Apply Today! https://zintellect.com/Opportunity/Details/NSF-NCSES-2019-0001 *Open until filled. Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education is currently accepting applications for an opportunity with the National Science Foundation (NSF), National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics (NCSES). Opportunity includes full-time one year appointment and may be…

Openings on Bass Connections Project Teams for Spring 2020, Apply by Nov. 22

These 2019-2020 teams are seeking additional student team members for Spring 2020! Interested students should read the project descriptions below carefully and follow the instructions to apply. Building Duke: The Architectural History of Duke Campus from 1924 to the Present This project team is creating a timeline of Duke’s buildings,…

Merck KGaA Darmstadt Germany Innovation Cup 2020, Apply by Jan. 31

From June 20 – 26, 2020, Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, will be hosting the 10th Anniversary Innovation Cup Summer Camp (http://innovationcup.merckgroup.com) near Frankfurt, Germany, and we are inviting post-graduate students and young professionals from you organization to apply now – deadline January 31st, 2020. The Innovation Cup is an initiative…

Upcoming +Data Science opportunities in November

+Data Science (+DS) is a Duke-wide program, operating in partnership with departments, schools, and institutes to enable faculty, students, and staff to employ data science at a level tailored to their needs, level of expertise, and interests. For more information, please visit our website at https://plus.datascience.duke.edu Upcoming In-Person Learning Experiences…

Call for Applications: 2020-2021 SRCD U.S. Policy Fellowship Programs, Due Jan. 3

SRCD is seeking applications for the upcoming 2020-2021 SRCD U.S. Policy Fellowship Programs. Fellowships opportunities are available for current doctoral students and early- to advanced-career experts with a doctoral-level degree in any discipline related to child development. We would be grateful if you would share the following fellowship announcement with…

Research Town Hall: Building Good Institutional Practices at Duke, Nov. 5

The Duke Office of Scientific Integrity invites you to attend the Research Town Hall Building Good Institutional Practices at Duke. on November 5, at 2:00 – 3:30 pm in Trent Semans Great Hall. Learn about practices (existing, future, and even some myths!) at Duke — all with an eye towards…

William & Mary Graduate Research Symposium Call for Abstracts, Due Dec. 6

On behalf of William & Mary’s Graduate Research Symposium Committee, we wish to extend an invitation to the Arts & Sciences graduate students at your institution to participate in the 19th Annual Graduate Research Symposium (GRS), March 20 & 21, 2020. We are seeking abstract submissions from currently enrolled graduate…

Women Techmakers Scholars Program, Apply by Dec. 5

Women Techmakers Scholars Program (formerly the Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship Program) Funding Agency: Google Through the Women Techmakers Scholars Program – formerly the Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship Program – Google is furthering Dr. Anita Borg’s vision of creating gender equality in the field of computer science by encouraging…

Live chat with a 2019 Nobel-winning scientist, Oct. 16

Dear Colleagues, see below an opportunity for our faculty, staff and students to participate in a live chat with Duke trustee and undergraduate and medical school alumnus Dr. William Kaelin. We will post this information on the SoM blog and tweet. Please feel free to share with your respective units…