Archive | February, 2017

National Rural Electric Cooperative Association Internships

What: Farmers and ranchers formed America’s electric cooperatives more than 75 years ago to secure electricity in order to better their lives. Today co-ops bring that same spirit of purpose and cooperation to the changing needs of a new generation of cooperative owners. NRECA, the service organization for America’s electric cooperatives, works to promote and support co-ops and to champion their business model. This summer, they have a variety of paid internships across their departments available.
Where: Nebraska and Virginia
For More Information: Visit their job page which can be found here.

Posted on February 22, 2017 in Internships & Jobs

South Carolina Aquatic Plant Management Society Scholarship

What: $4,000 sch1366734105olarship for education and research in Biology, Ecology, or Management of Aquatic Plants
Eligibility: Must be full-time undergraduate or graduate student in the above fields
Deadline: June 1, 2017
For more information and application materials: Please visit the SCAPMS website.


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The South Carolina Aquatic Plant Management Society is seeking applications for its annual Phillip M. Fields Scholarship Award. The Society intends to award a $4,000 scholarship to the successful applicant in the fall of 2017. Scholarship funds may be used by the recipient to cover costs associated with education and research expenses. Eligible applicants must be enrolled as full time undergraduate or graduate students in an accredited college or university in the United States. Course work or research in an area related to the biology, ecology or management of aquatic plants in the Southeast is also required.

Applications must be received no later than June 1, 2017 and will be evaluated on the basis of relevant test scores (ACT, SAT, GRE, etc.), college grades, quality and relevance of course work or research, a proposed budget, information obtained from references, and other related considerations. Other factors being equal, preference will be given to applicants enrolled in Southeastern and South Carolina academic institutions. The successful applicant may be requested to present an oral report on research activities at the annual meeting of the Society. Application forms and additional information are available at Note: All application information is to be submitted electronically.

Posted on February 19, 2017 in Scholarships, Grants & Awards

Phi Kappa Phi Literacy Grants

What: As part of Phi Kappa Phi’s mission “to engage the community of scholars in service to others,” grants of up to $2,500 are available to champion literacy initiatives.

Deadline: Applications are due April 1, 2017

To Apply: Visit the CofC chapter’s website here.

Posted on February 15, 2017 in Scholarships, Grants & Awards

Phi Kappa Phi Love of Learning Grants

What: Love of Learning Awards help fund post-baccalaureate professional development opportunities including graduate or professional studies, doctoral dissertations, continuing education, and travel related to teaching/ research/learning, etc.

Deadline: Applications due April 1st, 2017

To Apply: Visit the CofC chapter’s website here.

Posted on February 15, 2017 in Scholarships, Grants & Awards

Summer REU Opportunities!

What: NSF funds a large number of research opportunities for undergraduate students through its REU Sites program. An REU Site consists of a group of ten or so undergraduates who work in the research programs of the host institution. Each student is associated with a specific research project, where he/she works closely with the faculty and other researchers. Students are granted stipends and, in many cases, assistance with housing and travel. Undergraduate students supported with NSF funds must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States or its possessions. An REU Site may be at either a US or foreign location.
How: By using the web page, Search for an REU Site, you may examine opportunities in the subject areas supported by various NSF units. Also, you may search by keywords to identify sites in particular research areas or with certain features, such as a particular location. Students must contact the individual sites for information and application materials. NSF does not have application materials and does not select student participants. A contact person and contact information is listed for each site
For More Info: Visit the NSF Website here.

Posted on February 15, 2017 in Research

Phi Kappa Phi Graduate Fellowship

pkp_circleWhat: The CofC Chapter of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective all discipline honor society, is now accepting applications from its members in good standing for the nationally competitive Phi Kappa Phi graduate fellowship awards. These awards are to support exceptional students in the first year of graduate study.
Deadline: April 1st at Noon
Application Packet: Can be found here and submitted to, please use “PKP Fellowship Application” as the subject line of the submission.
*Each chapter of Phi Kappa Phi can submit one application for consideration in the national competition.

Posted on February 15, 2017 in Scholarships, Grants & Awards

Phi Kappa Phi Undergraduate Research and Creative Works Award

pkp_circleWhat: The CofC Chapter of Phi Kappa Phi is now accepting applications for the annual Phi Kappa Phi Undergraduate Research and Creative Works Award from CofC undergraduates who will graduate in May of 2017. The award recipient will be recognized at an awards ceremony in the spring of 2017 and receive a check for $250.
Deadline/Application: Should be submitted to before the close of business on Saturday, April 1st, 2017. Please put “PKP URCW Award Application” in the subject line of the submission. Application information can be found here.
*Membership in Phi Kappa Phi is not required in order to be eligible for this award.


Posted on February 15, 2017 in Scholarships, Grants & Awards

Research Project Coordinator Position

What: This Research Project Coordinator position would have you coordinate the day-to-day administration of translational research studies at a new research institute founded as a joint venture between the Lieber Institute for Brain Development ( at Johns Hopkins University and the Sheppard Pratt Health System ( The work would encompass technical writing, coordinating study teams, interacting with study participants and working with research data.

Who:  Recent graduates and Honors seniors, especially psychology majors and/or neuroscience minors

When: Inquire ASAP, if interested; position must be filled soon

For more info: see full position description or contact CofC Honors alum Emily Berich ’15 at

Posted on February 9, 2017 in Internships & Jobs, Research

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