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Upcoming Scholarship Opportunities and Deadlines

From our colleagues in Undergraduate Research.

DAAD Rise: STEM summer research internships in Germany. Sophomores, juniors eligible. No German language required. See www.daad.de/rise/en/rise-germany. Application deadline Dec 15.

Goldwater Scholarship: Tuition award, STEM students planning research careers. Sophomores and juniors eligible. Must have 3.7+ GPA, US citizen or US national. Nomination applications due Nov 10; see go/goldwater.

Hertz Fellowship: Funding for graduate study, STEM fields. Seniors/alumni. Must have very strong GPA; US citizen or permanent resident; GRE or MCAT scores (for MD/PhD) required. See hertzfoundation.org. Deadline Oct. 23.

Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship (NOAA): Tuition award, NOAA internships and mentorship. Sophomores eligible to apply; must be US citizen working in NOAA-related field. See noaa.gov for more info. Application deadline Jan 31.

Michel David-Weill Scholarship: Supports a two-year master’s program at Sciences Po. Must be U.S. citizens, seniors/super-seniors, minimum GPA of 3.7. Candidates apply independently to Sciences Po. French not needed to apply. Nomination deadline: Oct 15 (noon) Nomination applications due Oct 15 (noon). See the David-Weill Scholarship page for info.

NSF GRFP: Funding for graduate study, STEM fields. Seniors/alumni. Must have very strong GPA; US citizen, US national, permanent resident. See NSF online info. Deadlines vary according to field, Oct 19-25.

Udall Scholarship: Tuition award for environmental leaders committed to careers in that field or Native Americans focused on Native American issues. Strong GPA, US citizen, record of leadership/initiative. Nomination applications TBA (late January); see go/udall.

Study Away with Middlebury in Monterey, CA!

Want to make a difference in the world, study with globally renowned experts, have paid on-the-job training opportunities, and shorten your future master’s degree program by up to one year?

Spend a semester or a year of study at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey and start your master’s degree before you graduate from Middlebury College.

All Middlebury sophomores, juniors, and seniors are eligible.

Learn all about this unique opportunity at an information session on Thursday, September 19 – TWO sessions are available:
6:15-6:45 in Sunderland 130
6:45-7:15 in Sunderland 130

Study Away students are eligible to take all of the same courses as MIIS graduate students, including more than 50 classes on nonproliferation; terrorism studies; cybersecurity; science and technology; money laundering and terrorism financing; nuclear, biological, and chemical weapons; and new tools and technologies. Download the flyer here.

UNE COM Pre-SOMA Conference 2019

The University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine is pleased to announce that we will be hosting a Pre-SOMA conference this year on Saturday, September 28th on their Biddeford campus in Maine. This event will run from 8 AM to 4 PM. The theme of this conference is “So you want to be a DOctor?”. UNE COM is excited to host students, advisors, and colleagues from osteopathic medical schools, and guests.

Registration is now open for this event and can be completed here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/preSOMA2019

FREE Med School Secondaries Q&A Webinar with a Former UCLA Application Reader

We’re excited to share InGenius Prep’s FREE webinar on “How to Succeed with Your Secondaries,” which will take place on July 23rd at 8:00 pm EST.

Secondaries are quickly rolling into inboxes and it’s important to submit them as early as possible to make a strong impression on med schools.

The webinar will be hosted by Chantal Lunderville, a Former Med School Application Reader & Interviewer from UCLA and an InGenius Prep counselor.

This webinar will be Q&A style! Students can submit any questions they have ahead of time to catherine.kannam@ingeniusprep.com, tweet @InGeniusPrep with the hashtag #secondariessuccess, or ask them live at the webinar.

You can register here.

AACOM Launches New Search Tool for Osteopathic Medical Colleges

Great news for DO applicants!

The American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) has launched the Choose DO Explorer, the Association’s first online search tool created to help prospective medical students and prehealth advisors more readily find information about admission to osteopathic medical colleges.

The Explorer provides information on school locations, dual degree options, institutional campus settings, mean overall GPA and MCAT scores for enrolled students, and application deadlines, among other relevant college details.

With 25 percent of all U.S. medical students now attending a college of osteopathic medicine, the field has become one of the fastest growing health professions in the nation. As part of the Choose DO initiative, the Explorer reflects AACOM’s commitment to promoting osteopathic medical education as a preferred pathway for future physicians and looks to increase the number of qualified physicians available to meet U.S. health care needs.

Midd Grads @ Med School

If you are in the process of applying to medical school (or thinking of applying in the future,) we have created a Google map of where Midd grads have matriculated to medical school over the last three years. The map will help you see where alumni are located. Simply click on the map pin and it will tell you what school and how many alumni matriculated that year. Keep an eye on the map as we will be adding DO, dental and veterinary schools as well.

Check out the Google map here.

ADEA – Strategy for Success: Using a Grid When Selecting Dental Schools

“Preparing for dental school is a lot like driving a car, making adjustments to your speed and direction,” says predental student and Army Reserve Engineer Officer, Matthew Manly. “For example, while you’re driving your brain takes the information from your speedometer, views of the road through the windshield and mirrors, gas gauge and any light indicators (e.g., Check Engine light, etc.) to help you determine how you will get to your destination safely. While preparing for dental school, I created a spreadsheet grid to eliminate some of the ambiguity in the application process and to help me know which schools might be the best fit and offer me a higher chance of acceptance.” Read the full article by Matthew Manly here.