We are delighted (once again!) to be a 2019-2020 #Fulbright Top Producing Institution! Congratulations to our 15 students and young alumni who are teaching English or researching in 14 countries through @Fulbright in 2019-2020! Fulbrighters foster mutual understanding, share knowledge across communities, and improve lives around the world. Interested in applying? See go/fulbright to learn more.

The fellowships office is holding two information sessions:

2/18 at 4:30pm in Library 201: Learn about fellowships to the UK and Ireland! These include the Churchill, Gates-Cambridge, Marshall, Mitchell, Rhodes and St. Andrews. Many require nomination by Middlebury to apply. Learn about the fellowships and the applications processes.

2/20 at 4:30pm in Axinn 232: Learn more about the Fulbright and Watson fellowships–what they are, how to apply and more.

If you cannot attend but want more information, review recorded sessions at go/fellowships and read the relevant pages on the listing of fellowships. Reach out to Dean Gates with questions at fellowships@middlebury.edu .

The deadline for submitting a research proposal -February 10th, 2020 – is quickly approaching! 

Students can submit research proposals here.

If you have any questions, please contact vghosh@fas.harvard.edu or visit the website at www.essjconference.fas.harvard.edu
About the Engaged Scholarship & Social Justice (ESSJ) Undergraduate Research Conference: Started in 2015, the Engaged Scholarship & Social Justice Undergraduate Research Conference is a national conference focused solely on undergraduate research on engaged scholarship. It is a great opportunity for your students to present their research and get feedback from faculty. Students are able to engage in dialogue and get a sense of what it means to get one’s work heard beyond your own campus—especially for those interested in doctoral programs. 
Funding for Middlebury students presenting their work or attending is available through the Undergraduate Research’s Office Academic Travel Fund. See go/atf

Are you working towards positive solutions to environmental challenges or to issues impacting Indian country?
Have you demonstrated your commitment to one of these areas through public service?
Do you inspire and motivate others to take action?
Are you committed to making a difference through civility and consensus building?

If you answered “yes” to these questions, the Udall Scholarship may be right for you. Click on the category below for more information.

·         Environment For undergraduates interested in conservation and environmental issues

·         Tribal Policy For Native Americans and Alaska Natives focusing on multiple policy areas

·         Native Health Care For Native Americans and Alaska Natives pursuing health-related careers

Eligibility: GPA 3.5 and up most competitive; U.S. citizen, U.S. national or permanent resident required; demonstrated commitment to work with environmental issues through academic study and activities. The Udall provides up to $7,000 for tuition, fees, educational expenses.

This scholarship requires nomination from Middlebury—the nomination deadline is January 20, 2020. See go/udall for instructions on how to apply for nomination. Questions? Talk with Dean Lisa Gates (fellowships@middlebury.edu).

The University of Tennessee Summer Undergraduate Research Education Experiences in the Environmental Health Sciences provides students an opportunity to explore their interests in the environmental health-related aspects of biology, microbiology, and the biomedical sciences through hands-on summer research opportunities. Students will uniquely experience the breadth and depth of research that occurs at a major research institution.

Program Description
The University of Tennessee’s Center for Environmental Biotechnology, Department of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Biomedical Engineering, and Office of Undergraduate Research have partnered to provide a ten-week summer research education experience program designed to immerse and challenge undergraduate students in the science, technology, engineering, mathematical, and medical science (STEMM) disciplines. Students will be placed into faculty mentor labs for rigorous hands-on independent research with complementary training in experimental design, ethics, statistical analysis, laboratory management, entrepreneurship, and science communication. Application deadline is March 10, 2020.

Program Highlights
• 10-week research experience in the lab of a University of Tennessee faculty member
• Weekly seminar series on current research topics
• Special seminars on applying to and surviving in graduate school
• Professional development in science communication
• Social trips and other fun activities

Summer 2020 Program Details
• Dates: May 26th to August 1st, 2020
• Stipend: $3,700 plus housing and travel to and from Knoxville, Tennessee
• Additional information and an online application are available at: http://ugradresearchexp.utk.edu/

Program Eligibility
Undergraduate students majoring in biology, microbiology, biochemistry, biomedical engineering, environmental engineering, or other biotechnology-related areas, other physical sciences, science education, or public policy who have a strong desire to complete a Ph.D. Students must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents enrolled in accredited colleges or universities.

Funding for this program is provided by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)

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