The Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) Physics and Astronomy Division: 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. Due dates for applications are September 15, 2017, at 5 pm EDT and March 16, 2018, at 5 pm EDT.
Creative and Research Opportunities
Scribendi is the U.S. western region's premier fine art and literary magazine. They are calling for works from undergraduate Honors students in the following categories: Visual Art, Photography, Poetry, Short Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Foreign Language (with translation) and Open Media. The submissions deadline for all categories is Friday, October 13, 2017. In addition to being published in the 31st edition of Scribendi, winners will receive $250. Students can find more information about this prestigious regional magazine and how to submit works electronically by visiting the Scribendi website.
Graduate School Opportunities
The NIH Oxford-Cambridge Scholars Program (Application Deadline 12/1/2017). The National Institutes of Health Oxford-Cambridge Scholars Program is an accelerated, individualized doctoral training program for outstanding science students committed to biomedical research careers.
NIH MD/PhD Partnership Training Program (Application Deadline 12/1/2017). The MD/PhD PartnershipTraining Program is designed to encourage the success and development of students pursuing a future as physician-scientists in basic and translational biomedical research.