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Andarko Air Quality Research Fellowship
APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 16, 2018

This endowment from the Andarko Petroleum Corporation funds Utah State University students to conduct research with scientists at the Bingham Research Center to improve understanding and seek solutions to air quality issues. The fellowship is open to undergraduates, master's and doctoral candidates. Visit the Bingham Entreprenuership and Research Center website to apply.

Nuclear Forensics Summer School Program at University of Utah campus
APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 28, 2018

The Nuclear Forensics Undergraduate Summer School Program (NFUSS) is a 6-week course sponsored by the Dept. of Homeland Security to provide hands-on training to undergraduate students through laboratory experiments, lectures and field trips. NFUSS will be held June 11- July 20 at the Univeristy of Utah campus. Contact NFUSS@orau.org or visit https://orise.orau.gov/nfuss/ for more information and to apply.

Job Opening with the EPA: Application and Database Developer
APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 28, 2018

Short-term appointment with 12-month contract option available for post-Bachelor's in computer science, engineering, bioinformatics, computational biology, information science or a closely related field. Responsbilities include working on a multi-disciplinary research team to curate raw data, create new scripts and applications, maintain exsiting code, and participate in projects already in progress. Learn more and apply on Zintellect.

Nuclear Engineering Science Laboratory Synthesis: Summer 2018 Program
APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 28, 2018

The Oakridge National Laboratory seeks undergraduate and graduate-level students for a cooperative research program focusing on Nuclear Security Technologies, Nuclear Systems Analysis, Design and Safety and/or Fuels, Isotopes and Nuclear Materials. Participants will attend lectures and seminars, tour facilities, work with research staff and fellow students, and present projects to laboratory staff and students. Benefits include travel allowance and stipend. Apply on Zintellect.

BAKOTA Field School Archaeological Internship in Hungary: Summer 2018
APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 2, 2018

This 6-week summer internship presents undergraduate researchers with an opportunity to receive research training, analyze archaeological materials, and study the culture and history of Eastern Europe. Only 8 students will be accepted to this prestigious program, which includes travel room, board, and a stipend, provided by the National Science Foundation's undergraduate research intiative. The program runs July 3-August 18, 2018. Learn more and apply here.

USU Study Abroad trip to Germany with Art & Design Professor Chris Terry
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Early application due February 15, rolling admissions per space available

This 5-week nterdisciplinary program lead by USU Associate Dean and professor Chris Terry is open to honors students who are not Art & Design majors. Partially subsidized by the German government, this program includes studio, art history and cultural enrichment in 6 cities. Students may earn 12-18 credits. Learn more and apply by contacting chris.terry@usu.edu

Honors Summer Study Abroad in Ireland with UMKC
APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 15, 2018

Join the University of Missouri - Kansas City in July on a 4-week study abroad to Cork, Ireland. The program will include excursions and day trips throughout the region, as well as visits to Limerick, Galway, the Cliffs of Dover, Belfast and Dublin. In-state tuition rates will apply for all students attending for credit (up to 6 credits.)

Social Justice in Guatemala with the University of Arizona
APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 25 for Summer 2018, April 15 for Fall 2018

This rigorous academic program in Antigua, Guatemala, provides opportunities for research with Guatemalan faculty and internships with social organizations. Participants will study Spanish, human rights, democratization, indigenous movements and migration, as well as health, sustainability and youth education. All majors welcome.

Columbia University Dual MA/MSc with the London School of Economics
APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 15, 2018 (early applications due January 15)

Columbia Univeristy and the London School of Economics have partnered to offer a two-year, dual degree program in International and World History. Students spend the first year in New York and the second in London.

The Palouse Review Literary-Arts Journal
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: April 1, 2018

The prestigious biannual literary journal from the Washington State Univeristy Honors College publishes creative work by honors students across the Western region. Categories include short fiction, nonfiction, scholarship, photography, visual art, music, and digital multi-media. The journal seeks carefully crafted work that demonstrates literary, artisitic, spiritual, and academic excellence, and represents an opportunity to boost your CV as an undergraduate. Consider submitting and view December 2017's journal here.

Early STEM Teacher Training: Summer Science Camp
Enroll in Courses (below) for Spring and Summer 2018

Take part in a 2-semester teaching experience for USU students wishing to pursue a career that involves teaching in STEM. In Spring 2018, students enroll in a 7-week special topics course (March 12-May 4; TEAL 5560/BIOL4750 "Teaching Elementary Science I"), in which they receive pedagogical training and engage with USU STEM faculty to develop lessons for a summer science camp.

In Summer 2018, students enroll in another 7-week special topcs course (May 7-June 22; TEAL5560/BIOL4750 "Teaching Elementary Science II"), in which they finalize and deliver their lessons as part of a summer science camp for 4th-6th graders. The USU students will be observed by master teachers and will receive feedback on their teaching and lesson plans.

The Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) Physics and Astronomy Division
APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 16, 2018

Funding is available for travel awards of up to $500 to help support students who will present at CUR events or other professional meetings relevant to the division. Applications for travel awards must include a one-page letter outlining the nature of the meeting, a brief budget, and an abstract of the paper(s) or poster(s) to be presented. Applicants’ mentors must be CUR members. Submit all materials to division chair Terry Oswalt.  

Columbia University Dual MA/MSc with the London School of Economics
APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 15, 2018

Columbia Univeristy and the London School of Economics have partnered to offer a two-year, dual degree program in International and World History. Students spend the first year in New York and the second in London.