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Monday Minute: Fellowships

December 6, 2010

The AASWomen and WIPHYS lists were full of fantastic opportunities this week.  I encourage you to join these lists and to check out the following opportunities highlighted there.  This week alone, the following were listed for postdoctoral researchers, gradaute students, undergraduates, and high school students.  Do you know a promising young woman who could benefit from one of these opportunities?  Pass it along!

L’Oreal USA Fellowships for Women in Science
Deadline: December 13, 2010 
Eligibility: five women postdoctoral researchers in the U.S. who are pursuing careers in the
life and physical/material sciences. L’Oreal USA awards each recipient up to $60,000 dollars toward postdoctoral research.
Source: WIPHYS 11/19/2010; AASWomen 12/3/10

Graduate Women in Science Fellowships from SDE and GWIS
Deadline: January 15, 2011
Eligibility:  Enrolled as a graduate student or engaged in post-doctoral or early-stage junior faculty academic
research; must demonstrate financial need for continuation or completion of their research.
Source: WIPHYS 12/1/2010; AASWomen 12/3/10

NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship
Deadline: February 1, 2011
Eligibility: Individuals pursuing Master of Science or Doctoral degrees in Earth and space sciences or related disciplines. For further information contact Dolores Holland, Program Administrator for NESSF Heliophysics Research, Planetary Science Research, and Astrophysics Research, Telephone: (202) 358-0734, E-mail: 
Source: WIPHYS 12/1/2010; AASWomen 12/3/10

NASA Academy Summer Program
Deadline: January 18, 2011
Eligibility: Undergraduate and beginning graduate students in the sciences, math, and engineering.
Source: WIPHYS 11/19/2010; AASWomen 12/3/10

Science & Engineering Apprenticeship Program for High School Students
Deadline: January 7, 2011
Eligibility: Academically talented high school students with interest and ability in science and mathematics.  This program places students as apprentices in Department of Navy laboratories for eight weeks to work with scientists and engineers who act as mentors.
Source: WIPHYS 12/1/10; AASWomen 12/3/10

2 Comments leave one →
  1. December 15, 2010 9:05 am

    Thank you, Deanna — I should have linked that too!

  2. December 7, 2010 10:50 am

    For those interested in subscribing to the WIPHYS emails, please follow this link:

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