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Heads Up! Week of January 28, 2013



MC2 | 2013 Multicultural Conference


Date:  February 8 – 9, 2013

  • depart:  February 8 at 5pm
  • return:  February 9 at 6pm

Where:  MIT's Endicott House – Dedham, MA
Deadline:  February 1, 2013

Click here to register.


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Cybersecurity Research Experience for Undergraduates in Science and Engineering

The Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland is seeking applications for Scholars to become integral members of team-based research projects in cybersecurity coordinated by faculty in the Maryland Cybersecurity Center (MC2). Students majoring in engineering, computer science, math, and physical science are strongly encouraged to apply.

Dates:  June 3 – August 28, 2013
Deadline:  February 15, 2013

For additional information, contact Cristin Caparotta at 301-405-6735 or by e-mail.


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QEM/NSF Summer Science Internship Program

The Quality Education for Minorities (QEM) Network is offering a 10-week science policy-focused internship in Washington, DC for students at an accredited college or university who are from groups underrepresented in STEM and are interested in science policy. To be eligible, applicants must be undergraduate or graduate students who are majoring in a STEM field. This internship opportunity is made possible through a grant to QEM from the National Science Foundation (NSF).

Dates:  May 28 – August 2, 2013
Deadline:  March 1, 2013

For additional information, contact the QEM Network Internship Program Coordinator at 202-659-1818 or by e-mail.


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LA-SIGMA REU:  Interdisciplinary Research Experiences in Materials Science

This Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) project is a nine-week program where students work collaboratively on a wide variety of materials science projects.   Each student receives a stipend of $4,500, free housing in university dormitories, and up to $400 in travel expenses. Thirty students will be selected, five for each:  Louisiana State University, Louisiana Tech University, Southern University at Baton Rouge, Tulane University, University of New Orleans, and Xavier University of Louisiana. Students from all universitites are encouraged to apply.

Dates:  End of May – early August, 2013
Deadline:  March 1, 2013

For additional information and to apply click here


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Eloranta Fellowship (6K Grant)

What would you do with $6,000? Apply for an Eloranta Fellowship by April 1st  for a chance to receive 6k for research conducted during the summer of 2013!

Dates:  Summer 2013
Deadline:  April 1, 2013

For additional information, contact Shendi Xu (Staff Associate), Amgen Scholars U.S. Program Office at 617-253-2620 or by e-mail.


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