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  • Berkeley Edge Conference

    University of California, Berkeley Fourteenth Annual Berkeley Edge Conference for Prospective Graduate Students in the Physical Sciences, Chemistry, Engineering, and Mathematics

    Thursday, October 24-Saturday, October 26, 2013

    APPLICATION DEADLINE: September 22, 2013

  • Princeton Engineering Graduate Symposium

    The School of Engineering & Applied Science will host the Princeton Engineering Graduate Symposium (PEGS) on October 17-19, 2013 to encourage underrepresented minority students who are eligible for graduate study to apply to Princeton.  

    The program is rooted in Princeton’s commitment and desire to attract and train a diverse set of science, engineering, and technology leaders. The three-day visitation program offers undergraduates the opportunity to explore engineering fields at Princeton. The visit includes interacting with faculty and alumni, poster sessions, and seminars about graduate study. Princeton will provide selected participants with transportation, lodging, and meals. Information and application can be found at http://engstaff.princeton.edu/graduate/.

  • 2013 Berkeley Edge Conference

    The 2013 Berkeley Edge conference will be held on October 24 - 26, 2013 at UC Berkeley.

    Application Deadline is September 8th.

    The annual Berkeley Edge Conference brings underrepresented students who are competitively eligible for our Ph.D. programs to the Berkeley campus.

    Please read more for further information.

  • Penn State - Graduate School Recruitment Event

    Application Deadline is August 20, 2013

    Penn State STEM Open House- September 27th – 29th

    The Penn State College of Earth and Mineral Sciences, College of Engineering, and Eberly College of Science would like to invite underrepresented junior and senior undergraduates interested in graduate school to visit the Penn State University Park campus.

    Please read more for further information.

  • REACH Undergraduate Event for Prospective Ph.D. Students

    Applications will open in summer 2013!

    The University of Southern California Viterbi School is pleased to announce its annual REACH event for prospective Ph.D. students, October 24-25, 2013.

    Students with a background in engineering, mathematics, or a physical science who are entering their junior year in fall 2013 are invited to apply to REACH.

    This event is particularly geared toward students from backgrounds that are historically underrepresented in the field of engineering: African-American, Latino and Native American.

    Please read more for further information.

  • Prospective Graduate Student Recruitment Weekend at Cornell

    Applications Due:  June 24, 2013

    Cornell University IGERT Prospective Graduate Recruitment Weekend August 29 -31, 2013

    Are you interested in studying and addressing our Earth Energy challenges? The Cornell Earth Energy IGERT brings together students seeking degrees in Engineering and Geosciences in a unique program designed to provide both communities with a common language to address energy challenges. Topics include: Carbon Sequestration, Unconventional Gas from Shale Resources, Fossil Energy Recovery, Geothermal Energy, and Earth Systems Behavior and Resources.

    Please read more for further information.

  • Graduate Preview Day at GaTech

    TO: Prospective FOCUS 2013 Participants

     

    You are invited to apply as a prospective Scholar participant in FOCUS 2013. The program will be held in Atlanta, Georgia at Georgia Tech, January 17-20, 2013, and is one of the nation’s premier programs for raising the awareness of graduate education. It is designed to attract the best and brightest underrepresented minority students and encourage them to pursue graduate degrees, although the program is open to any student who thinks the program will be of value.

     

    FOCUS provides an opportunity for scholars to:

    • Learn about Georgia Tech's graduate degree programs

    • Gain insight into available financial resources

    • Visit academic units and research laboratories

    • Obtain assistance with the graduate school application process

  • Graduate Assistantship- BioE, ECE, MECHSE

    Program supported by:  NSF Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeships (IGERT) and Virginia Tech Interdisciplinary Education Program (IGEP)

    Seeking applications from prospective students with bachelor's or master's degrees in engineering or biology (or closely related fields) motivated to conduct research, think, collaborate, and solve problems at the intersection of the engineering and biological sciences.

    Trainees will study the dynamic processes that move material, momentum, and energy within, around, through, and between biological systems, from single molecules to the environment.

    Discovery, analysis, and solution of critical issues in biological transport require truly interdisciplinary researchers who are educated in both engineering and biology, who merge these perspectives, and who can communicate effectively with fellow researchers, policy makers, and the public. 

    Trainees receive:
    * $30,000 stipend
    * Full tuition, fees & health insurance(more details inside)