Events: Teach abroad panel–Global Fellowships

Wednesday, June 20 at 5pm in MGH 171, 6 UW alums will be sharing their experiences applying for teaching fellowships and teaching English abroad.  This is a great opportunity for students considering applying to the Fulbright program, TAPIF, Cultural Ambassadors or other programs to learn more about the process from recent alums.  All are welcome!

Global Fellowships Teaching Assistant Panel
June 20 | 5:00 p.m. | Mary Gates Hall 171
Join us at 5pm for refreshments and conversation. We’ll start the panel at 5:30pm. Come with your questions!
Panelists include recently awarded teaching assistants, returning students and program representatives.
Let us know you plan to attend.

Funding: NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program info sessions

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National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP) Information Sessions

RSVP to attend (though drop-ins are welcome)

  • Thursday, May 24, 2018, 4:30-6pm, MGH 171
  • Wednesday, May 30, 2018, 12:30-2pm, MGH 171

NSF GRFP is one of the premier opportunities to fund graduate study.  It provides 3 years of funding that you can use in a 5 year time frame.  This includes a $34,000 annual stipend and full cost of tuition/fees covered. For UW graduate students, GAIP health insurance is also covered. Continue reading

Events: Webinar for Military Students 4/10

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You’re Invited :: A Webinar for Military Students
12 noon PT on Tuesday, April 10
On Facebook Live: facebook.com/SCTLatUW
Learn more: facebook.com/events/931732306985355

Join us for a webinar about tuition benefits (Post-9/11 GI Bill) and UW resources available to military students. You’ll also learn from alumni about transitioning from boots to books. Open to all; presented by the UW Supply Chain Transportation & Logistics Master’s degree program.

We’ll hear from:

  • Bill Keough (Managing Director, UW Supply Chain Transportation & Logistics Master’s degree)
  • Sam Powers, PhD. (Director, UW Student Veteran Life)
  • Samantha Whyte (Lead Financial Aid Counselor, UW Veterans Education Benefits Office)
  • and a panel of UW alumni from the U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, and U.S. Marine Corps

Funding: CoMotion Mary Gates Innovation Internship ($5000+course credit)

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The next CoMotion Mary Gates Innovation Scholarship ($5,000+course credit) Info Sessions will be held at 12:30PM – 1:30PM, Thursday 3/29 and Friday 3/30 in Mary Gates Hall Room 171.

The CoMotion Mary Gates Innovation Internship Program is now accepting applications (apply here)!  Students can spend Summer quarter working as interns with UW faculty-led start-up companies, seeking to transfer research to real-world applications.  Participants will build upon their strengths and learn about intellectual property and entrepreneurship through hands-on teamwork with an emerging company. Continue reading

Funding: Apply by Feb 20 for the Alaska Airlines Environmental Innovation Challenge

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Form a team. Shape the future. Maybe the idea came to you in a class, lab, studio, or on a hike. Whatever the source, the Alaska Airlines Environmental Innovation Challenge student competition is the place to use your skills to create innovative solutions to our pressing environmental problems. Bring your idea or capstone project to life!

Apply Here: https://app.reviewr.com/s1/site/eic18
Deadline: February 20

The top 21 teams from the Screening Round advance to the Challenge on March 29, at Seattle Center Exhibition Hall.

Additional Resources and Opportunities to Support Your Team

Examples of Past Entries
So you want to enter, but you feel like the business part is intimidating—We can help! All students are invited to come by our office in Dempsey Hall 227 to view past entries. Bring a notepad and any questions you might have. And definitely review the rules beforehand under the “Entry Requirements” tab. There are also a few examples on the EIC website under the “Judging Criteria” tab.

2017 EIC Photo Diary
What is the competition experience like? Take a look at the photo diary from the 2017 EIC and read what students just like you had to say.

Drop-in or Stream Resource Nights
Attend, live-stream, or watch the recording of Resource Nights, covering various aspects of creating a startup venture, from idea generation to legal issues to raising capital. The classes are recorded and streamed live each Tuesday night starting at 6:00 pm during winter quarter.

MentorConnect
A virtual platform where you can connect with professionals who are happy to advise you. Use your UW student ID.

Questions?  Email Lauren Brohawn at brohal@uw.edu.