Other Research Opportunities
Deadline: Friday, February 1, 2013
The Portz Fellowship program was launched in 2010 and is
supported by the John and Edythe Portz Interdisciplinary Research
Fellowship. It is intended to support creative and innovative
endeavors that cross boundaries, inviting application from
individuals who wish to undertake cross disciplinary research or
from a team of two students from different disciplines who propose
a single collaborative project. The project will be funded for a
period of up to 18 months with the expectation that upon its
completion, the Fellowship recipient(s) will make a formal
presentation of the research at the National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC)
Honors students in good standing from 2-year colleges or 4-year
colleges and universities with current Institutional membership in
NCHC may apply at any point in their undergraduate studies.
However, given the scope of the research expectation, applicants
who are in their final senior term will not be considered. In
addition to two letters of recommendation from faculty members, an
endorsement from the institutional representative named in the NCHC
membership is required.
Only ONE PROPOSAL a year from each member institution
To be considered for nomination, please complete ALL sections of
the Portz Fellowship application, available in pdf and word , and submit both the application and letters of
recommendation as a PDF packet to firstname.lastname@example.org by February 1, 2013
Vermont EPSCoR: Research on Adaptation to Climate Change
Deadline: Friday, February 15, 2013
Vermont EPSCoR: Research on Adaptation to Climate Change is
offering summer internship opportunities to undergraduates.
Join a new transdisciplinary team of researchers investigating
adaptation to climate change in the Lake Champlain Basin and
integrating the interactions of climate, environment and
Conduct full-time research with faculty members and graduate
students in: molecular biology, environmental policy and law, lake
ecology, water chemistry, microbiology, climatology, watershed
ecology, land use management, and environmental impacts on human
Internship dates are June 3 - August 9. A $5,000 stipend
is available to those in the program. Visit www.uvm.edu/epscor/undergrad to complete your
online application! Application deadline is February 15.
Honors and Undergraduate Research Travel Grant
Deadline: Friday, February 15, 2013
Honors and Undergraduate Research is pleased to announce the
call for Undergraduate Research Travel Awards for the spring
semester of 2013. This program provides grants of up to $500
to reimburse expenses for undergraduate students travelling to
professional meetings to present the results of their TAMU
Please note the following requirements:
- Support is available only for students who are the presenting
author of a poster or oral presentation given between January 1 and
August 15, 2013.
- Complete applications will be reviewed and awarded in the order
received up to a maximum of 20 awards this semester. Incomplete
applications will not be considered.
- Travel must be completed by August 15, 2013.
- Students must be enrolled full time at Texas A&M at the
time of travel.
- The research must be accomplished under the supervision of a
Texas A&M faculty member, who must provide a Faculty
- Funding is limited to a maximum of $500 per student to defray
travel expenses. The only allowable expenses are meeting
registration, air transportation, mileage, and meeting
accommodations. Meals and incidentals are not eligible for
reimbursement. Receipts and confirmation of a student's
presentation at the meeting will be required for
- Students who have received a prior Undergraduate Research
Travel Award are not eligible.
- Award recipients will be expected to acknowledge the office of
Honors and Undergraduate Research in their presentation and to take
part in activities to publicize their participation.
- Students must complete the Undergraduate Research Travel Award
- The student's faculty advisor must complete a Faculty
- Please, do not use acronyms.
Both forms can be downloaded from http://honors.tamu.edu/Research/travelaward.html
and must be submitted to Tammis Sherman at email@example.com by February 15, 2013.