Information Sessions, Workshops and Series

Throughout the year, the College Center for Research and Fellowships offers information sessions, workshops, and signature seminars for undergraduates in support of their research, scholarship, and fellowship endeavors.


Information Sessions, Workshops & CCRF Signature Series 


Summer 2019

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship: information and strategies for developing a competitive application: led by Dr. Nichole Fazio and Dr. Sandra Zupan, College Center for Research and Fellowships (CCRF)

The National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship (NSF GRFP) program supports outstanding students in STEM and selective Social Science disciplines who intend to pursue research-based master's and doctoral degrees at accredited U.S. institutions. This session will introduce students to the basics of the NSF GRFP, with a focus on the application process and how to develop and write compelling essays. We invite all students currently on campus for the summer to attend. Students of any class-standing are invited to attend, and we strongly encourage rising 4th-year students and recent graduates intending to submit applications this coming October to attend. RSVP by clicking the link below:


National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship: Personal Statementled by Sandra Zupan, College Center for Research and Fellowships (CCRF)

This workshop provides guidance on how to produce a compelling Personal, Relevant Background and Future Goals Statement for NSF GRFP. We will discuss topics and content that are relevant for addressing NSF’s Intellectual Merit and Broader Impact. By offering specific suggestions, examples and short writing exercises, the workshop aims to equip you with effective strategies for structuring and writing your statement. Students of any class-standing are invited to attend, and we strongly encourage rising 4th-year students and recent graduates intending to submit applications this coming October to attend. RSVP by clicking the link below:

 

Autumn Quarter 2019

Boren Scholarships: Information Session: led by Jeff Cary, Outreach & Recruitment Manager, Boren Awards

Boren Scholarships provide up to $20,000 to U.S. undergraduate students to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests. The program seeks to attract highly motivated individuals who wish to work in the federal national security arena. Boren Scholars commit to working in the federal government for at least one year after graduation. Join the session to learn about the program, application process and service requirement from a Boren representative. RSVP by clicking the link below: