2016 SCI Internship Applications due December 15, 2015

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Undergraduate Students!  We have a terrífic internship opportunity for you.  This is open to chemistry and chemical engineering majors who are US citizens or permanent residents with a GPA of 3.5 or higher. If you’re interested please visit www.acs.org/SCI for more information.

Applications for the SCI Scholars 2016 summer internship program are due December 15, 2015.

In this prestigious program, about 30 chemistry and chemical engineering majors will be selected for 10-week Summer 2016 internships. Winners will receive

  • $6,000-$10,000+ stipend, depending on the internship
  • Additional benefits for some internships
  • Certificate of recognition
  • Additional $1,000, which can be used for any purpose, such as participation at an ACS or AIChE meeting
  • Opportunity to nominate an inspiring high school chemistry teacher for recognition with a certificate and $1,000

 

SCI Scholars is a summer internship program supported by the Society of Chemical Industry (SCI), the American Chemical Society (ACS), and the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE). Please contact the SCI Scholars program (SCI@acs.org; 202-872-6108) with any questions or comments.

Interested in Learning Mora about Medical School?

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Have you heard of “dry water”? Do you have innovative ideas on how this new science can be used?

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There’s a new challenge up on the website, through Evonik Industries: What’s the next great use for dry water?

They offer up to $1000 in prizes, and there are 7 days left to apply!

Click the link below for more information:
https://www.mindsumo.com/contests/drywater

Questions about the contest or MindSumo can be directed to: aaron@mindsumo.com

Good luck!

UC San Diego, César E. Chávez Undergraduate Student Essay Contest Award

The César E. Chávez Planning Committee at the University of California San Diego (UCSD) has established a UCSD Undergraduate Student Essay Contest Award in honor of César E. Chávez.  The award will recognize students who have demonstrated commitment to the advancement of César’s core values at UCSD and abroad.  Winners will receive the monetary prizes and recognition in UCSD media publications. Prize Recipients will also receive a special invitation to attend the César E. Chávez Celebration Kickoff Luncheon on Wednesday, April, 1st in the Price Center Ballroom.
All submitted essays will become the property of the University. A panel of UCSD volunteer judges will select the winners. Essay Contest recipients will be notified by March 13th. Please direct all questions to chanintern@ucsd.edu.

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Chair’s Scholar Fellowship Nominations

The Chair’s Scholar Summer Research Fellowships recognize outstanding academic achievement by providing resources to support exceptional students in the early stages of their graduate careers.  Recommendations from prospective students’ undergraduate departmental Chairs and/or faculty are a key component of the selection process for these fellowships.

Chair’s Scholars may elect to conduct research during the summer term in Chemistry Department research laboratories (with mutual consent between faculty member and student). During this summer research experience they receive approx. $1,700 / month for up to four months.  In addition, Chair’s Scholars receive an Excellence Award of $4,500 (paid in three $1,500 installments in each of their first three terms).

2014 Grad Recruiting Letter

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Nuclear Forensics Undergraduate Scholarship Program

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The South Carolina Universities Research and Education Foundation (SCUREF) is now accepting applications for the Nuclear Forensics Undergraduate Scholarship Program (NFUSP) 2015 Award Cycle.

Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Domestic Nuclear Detection Office, the NFUSP provides scholarships to qualified undergraduate students pursuing degrees in disciplines relevant to technical nuclear forensics including physics, chemistry, nuclear engineering, and material science.

Scholars gain hands-on experience through summer research opportunities at the Department of Energy national laboratories, including close interaction with technical experts throughout the national nuclear forensics community.

The NFUSP aims to build a viable student career path in nuclear forensics in order to cultivate the next generation of highly qualified scientists in this critically important field.

2015 NFUSP Application Instructions

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SCI Scholars Summer Internship Program!

We are pleased to announce the sixth year of the summer internship program, SCI Scholars, for chemistry and chemical engineering undergraduates.

The program is a joint effort of the Society of Chemical Industry (SCI) America International Group, the American Chemical Society (ACS), and the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), and was developed to introduce chemistry and chemical engineering students to careers in the chemical industry.

Exceptional sophomores and juniors with a GPA of at least 3.5 and who are majoring in chemistry or chemical engineering are encouraged to apply.

Program details:

 

  • Over thirty scholars will be chosen for internship positions in the summer of 2015.
  • SCI Scholars will receive $6,000-$10,000+ for a ten-week internship.
  • Students will be awarded a certificate and an additional $1,000, which can be used for any purpose, such as participation at an ACS or AIChE meeting.
  • Scholars nominate a high school chemistry teacher for recognition. Teachers will be awarded a certificate from SCI and $1,000, which can be used for professional development or classroom materials.
  • Applications are due December 19, 2014.
  • Interested students should visit www.acs.org/sci to fill out an application and get more information.

 

Please forward (or post) the SCI Program Flyer PDFat www.acs.org/sci to any students you think might be interested in the program, as well as to any faculty members who could help promote this program to their students.  Thank you for your assistance in bringing this exceptional opportunity to the attention of your undergraduates.