UC MEXUS-CONACYT fellowships and grants

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The University of California Institute for Mexico and the United States (UC MEXUS) is now accepting applications for UC MEXUS-CONACYT Postdoctoral Fellowships and Collaborative Grants. The institute's focus is dedicated to encouraging, securing, and contributing to binational and Latino research and collaborative academic programs and exchanges. Deadline for current opportunities is February 25, 2019.

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Anxious about tax season? What to do to prepare

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Don't know where to start when it comes to taxes? Are the terminology and forms confusing? Review this article on what documents to gather and consider attending an upcoming tax workshop to learn about credits, deductions, and resources. Start preparing today!

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Science of Science & Innovation Policy Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants

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The Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants funding opportunity is designed to improve the quality of dissertation research. DDRIG awards provide funds for items not normally available through the student's university such as enabling doctoral students to undertake significant data-gathering projects and to conduct field research in settings away from their campus. Application deadline is February 11, 2019.

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Google PhD Fellowship Program

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The Google PhD Fellowship Program was created to recognize outstanding graduate students doing exceptional work in computer science and related research areas. Work with your academic department and the UCSB Office of Research to submit your nomination application to Google. The deadline is February 4, 2019.

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Microsoft intern research opportunities for PhD students

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If you're pursuing a PhD and want to explore what it's like to work at Microsoft, look no further! PhD interns are active, contributing members to the Microsoft community whether they are conducting cutting-edge research or engineering a new product. International students may apply. Read on for more details.

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The Green Initiative Fund for environmental projects

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The Green Initiative Fund (TGIF) empowers students to take direct action and come up with innovative solutions to solve our environmental problems. Any student, staff, or faculty member of the University community can submit a project proposal. Don’t miss the chance to fund your campus green project! Applications are due Monday, February 4th, 2019.

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Reminder to apply for Academic Senate Travel Grants for 2018-2019

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The Academic Senate is accepting applications on a first-come, first-serve basis for the 2018-19 Doctoral Student Travel Grant. Applicants must be doctoral students and have advanced to candidacy, or if Master of Fine Arts students, must be in their second year and be in candidacy prior to travel. Applications will be pooled based on travel period and then by division or school.

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SME Education Foundation Scholarship for engineering or technology

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The 2019-2020 SME Education Foundation Scholarship is open to students who are pursuing a degree in an engineering discipline closely related to manufacturing or a technology field of study related to manufacturing. The foundation will offer a fund from $1,000 – $6,000. Apply today! Deadline is February 1, 2019.

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Coastal Fund Winter 2019 Grant Opportunities

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If you have an idea, project, or research that relates to coastal habitat preservation, restoration, access, or education in our community, consider submitting an application to The Coastal Fund. Deadlines are Friday, January 18th, 2019, for Major Grants and Friday, February 22nd, 2019, for Minor Grants. Apply today!

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Funding Forecast for Winter 2019

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Still hibernating or feeling dormant after the break? Don't forget to stay updated on upcoming fellowship opportunities. Our Funding Peer has compiled a list of over 175 funding opportunities with deadlines in the next three to four months -- all organized by type and stage for your convenience! Check out the full list and be sure to sign up for an upcoming funding workshop to create customized funding searches that work for you.

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Humane Studies Fellowship

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Secure financial support to off-set the cost of graduate school as you develop research and work toward a career in academia. This renewable, non-residency fellowship award of up to $15,000 per year supports full-time PhD students dedicated to advancing the classical liberal tradition through civil discourse and research. Application deadline is February 10, 2019.

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NSF Cultural Anthropology Program Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant


The National Science Foundation (NSF) Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants (DDRIG) are grant awards for doctoral students to improve the quality of dissertation research. These grants provide $12,000 - $20,000 in funds to undertake significant data-gathering projects and to conduct field research in settings away from their campus that would not otherwise be possible. Deadline to apply is January 15, 2019.

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Stanford University Clayman Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship in Gender Studies

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Stanford University's Clayman Institute offers a two-year postdoctoral fellowship which includes a stipend, annual research fund, and standard benefits. Recent social science PhDs (including Sociology, History, Communications, Economics, Political Science, Psychology, and Anthropology) whose research focuses on gender with an intersectional perspective are eligible to apply. Deadline is January 10, 2019.

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L’Oréal USA For Women in Science fellowship program

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The L’Oréal USA For Women in Science fellowship program honors female scientists at a critical stage in their careers with grants of $60,000 each. They are seeking five exceptional female scientists looking to advance their research and serve as role models for the next generation of girls in STEM. Learn more and apply today! Application deadline is February 1, 2019.

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Brown University Presidential Diversity Postdoctoral Fellowships

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Brown University invites applications for the two-year Presidential Diversity Postdoctoral Fellowships 2019-2021 cohort to support the development of early career scholars from diverse backgrounds (with particular attention to historically underrepresented groups) who show promise as innovative scholars in integrative scholarship areas. The priority application deadline is December 16, 2018.

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American Sociological Association Minority Fellowship Program

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Through its Minority Fellowship Program (MFP), the American Sociological Association (ASA) offers an annual fellowship stipend of $18,000 to support the training of sociologists of color in any sub-area or specialty in the discipline. MFP selects talented doctoral students to ensure that a diverse workforce can assume leadership roles in research that is relevant to today’s global society. Learn more and apply today! Deadline is January 31, 2019.

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Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge 2019

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Cisco seeks to inspire and empower a generation of global problem solvers who will not only survive – but drive and thrive – in our increasingly digital economy. They seek solutions that are breakthroughs in technology, products, and services that drive economic development and/or solve social or environmental problem. Apply now to join the competition for $300,000 USD in prize money. Deadline is January 11. 2019.

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National Institute of Justice Doctoral Research Apprenticeships

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The NIJ Research Assistantship Program (RAP) offers highly qualified doctoral students the opportunity to bring their expertise to NIJ to work across offices and program areas to obtain a practical and applied research experience. Students have until January 25, 2019 to work with their schools to apply.

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