blog posts 2022-2023 Kevin T. Early Memorial Scholarship Dec 22, 2022 3:30 pm8 views Applications are now being accepted for the 2022-2023 Kevin T. Early Memorial Scholarship, a poetry prize open to first-year undergraduates in all majors. It awards $2000 to a student with freshman standing at UIUC for the 2022-2023 school year. The deadline for application is January 31, 2023. For consideration, students must submit 5 poems via email to John Dudek, the Associate Director of Creative Writing in the Department of English (Jdudek4@illinois.edu). The complete submission should not exceed 5 pages (So 1 poem to a page). Submissions should be attached to the email as .docx (Word) files. The subject line of the email should read: “EARLY PRIZE SUBMISSION: Last name.” The body of the email should include the student's name, address, phone number, e-mail, UIN, and the titles of the poems. The name should not appear on the entry file itself. If you have any questions, please email John Dudek at email@example.com. ORISE Undergraduate Scholarship Competition Nov 6, 2022 8:00 pm4 views Deadline: Wednesday, November 30, 2022, 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time ORISE is hosting a research-based challenge for undergraduate students! Thechallenge is for students to develop an infographic to communicate the current leading ways toremove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. Thorough submissions will include research on at leastfour current carbon dioxide removal methods, as well as research on new developments in carbondioxide removal. Your infographic could win you a $5,000 scholarship! The deadline for thiscompetition is Wednesday, November 30, 2022, and winners will be announced in late December. For complete details, please visit https://orise.orau.gov/resources/stem/scholarships.html.I f you have any questions, contact STEMEd@orau.org. Undergraduate Scholarship Competition: Mean, Green Recycling Machines Oct 12, 2021 2:45 pm0 views Mean, Green Recycling Machines: Undergraduate Scholarship Competition The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) is hosting a research-based challenge for undergraduate students! The challenge is for students to develop a website on plastic recycling. Students will research their schools’ current process for recycling plastic and then design/create a strategy to make the process more efficient. Thorough submissions will include further research on the plastic recycling process, benefits of current recycling methods, and process improvement ideas. Your website could win you a $5,000 scholarship! The deadline for this competition is Tuesday, November 30, 2021, and winners will be announced in late December. Prizes: 1st place: $5,000 scholarship2nd place: $3,000 scholarship3rd place: $1,000 scholarship For more information on the competition, please visit https://orise.orau.gov/resources/stem/scholarships.html. If you have any questions, you can contact STEMEd@orau.org. ASEE Video Contest Feb 8, 2019 1:15 pm0 views The American Society for Engineering Education is having a video contest to celebrate theor 125th Anniverasary. Create a video that shows where engineering education will be in 25 years, upload it and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, February 15th (11:59 EST)! You could win up to a $3,000 cash prize and trip to Washington, D.C. to attend their annual confrence. Find out more details and view the rubric for the contest here. Professional Speaking Workshop & Competition - Cash Prizes Feb 9, 2018 9:15 am48 views Workshop: March 4th, 9:00am-3:30pmDeadline to apply: February 25th More info and application here Competition: April 7th @ 2:00pm Information Session: February 12th @ 6:00pm in MSEB 119Deadline to apply: February 19th Application | Questions? 2017 Call for Abstracts - GMiS Research Posters Competition Jun 29, 2017 8:45 am5 views Join us in Pasadena, CA, from October 18 – 22, 2017, to showcase your cutting edge and emerging research ideas, methods, and techniques to leading engineers and scientists in a premier national forum that recognizes technical talent and achievement. You may walk away with more than just bragging rights. Your research accomplishments may earn you a monetary prize in addition to national recognition. *Monetary prizes are based on competition sponsorship Eligibility: • Graduate & undergraduate students from an accredited college/university in the U.S. or Puerto Rico • Must be from an underrepresented ethnic/racial group in STEM (i.e. Hispanic, African American, or Native American) • Pursuing full-time studies in a science, technology, engineering, math or health-related field of study Requirements: • Must register for the HENAAC Conference • Must submit an entry form and abstract to email@example.com • Mandatory attendance at the Student Leadership Reception on Saturday evening, October 21st where winners will be announced Abstract Deadlines SEPTEMBER 8, 2017 (To be considered for a travel grant. Travel grant support is available on a competitive basis. Early-Bird Registration available.) SEPTEMBER 22, 2017 (No travel grant consideration. Regular registration available.) Please direct your questions to: firstname.lastname@example.org SpeakUp! - Engineering Ambassadors' Speaking Competition Feb 14, 2017 1:30 pm21 views Do you want a chance to express yourself? Do you encourage sustainability? Speech is powerful. Here is a chance for you to expand your communication skills and win fabulous prizes. The Speaking Competition is hosted by the University of Illinois Engineering Ambassadors, sponsored by Monsanto. An info session is happening Tonight (February 14th) at 5:30pm in 106B1 EH. Theme: Environment, Conservation, SustainabilityAll STEM (Science Technology Engineering or Mathematics) Majors welcome. Prizes of $200, $100, $50 will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners, respectively.Accepted contestants will be REQUIRED to attend a public speaking workshop on Sunday March 5th from 9am - 5pm. APPLICATION DEADLINE: Midnight, February 19thApply here: https://goo.gl/forms/OoZVf22pp2eCTPfg1Your submission will be reviewed and results will be announced by February 24th Any questions can be directed to email@example.com ASEE Conference: March 27-28, 2015 Mar 4, 2015 3:30 pm0 views Call for student posters. Abstract due date: Monday, March 9, 2015 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) - Abroad Dec 8, 2014 1:45 pm8 views Conduct research abroad with SURF. Deadline: 01/30/2015 Undergraduate Research - Spring '15 Conference Travel Grants Nov 18, 2014 4:00 pm2 views Subsidize research presentation conference travel. Deadline: 12/11/14 SourceAmerica Design Challenge Oct 7, 2014 3:00 pm5 views Win a trip to Washington, DC and compete for 1st place! 2014-2015 Dads Association Scholarship Sep 22, 2014 2:15 pm12 views Win one of six $2,000 scholarships! Deadline: November 7, 2014 Office of Undergraduate Research Conference Travel Grants Sep 18, 2014 3:15 pm2 views Subsidize the presentation of your undergraduate research at professional conferences. Verizon Powerful Answers Award Challenge May 6, 2013 8:30 am25 views Deadline for submission is June 30, 2013 The Powerful Answers Award is a global challenge to inspire and reward innovative solutions that address society’s biggest challenges in education, healthcare, and sustainability utilizing Verizon’s unique combination of network, device and platform technologies. A total of $10 million in cash prizes will be awarded. All information about the challenge, including rules and submission forms are available at: www.powerfulanswersaward.com. 2013 Competition for Travel Grants Apr 12, 2013 12:00 pm23 views Deadline for submission is May 1, 2013! The Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) at the University of Illinois is pleased to announce its spring 2013 competition for travel grants to subsidize the presentation of undergraduate research at professional conferences. Please read more for further information. Global Grand Challenges Short Video Competition Dec 10, 2012 12:45 pm14 views *Application Deadline is February 3, 2013, EST* The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) is seeking entrants to create a short video (2 min.) highlighting the importance of engineering and how engineers can collaborate with other professionals. Please visit http://www.nae.edu/?id=65183 for rules and entry procedures.