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We Represent Virtual International Exchange Conference Opportunity

The Center for International Education recommends a free, virtual conference for students that are exploring opportunities and scholarships for future international experiences. National scholarships such as Boren, Critical Language, Fulbright, and the Gilman will be highlighted.
The organizers are Fulbright alumni who aim to increase equity in participation for Gilman, Boren, Critical Language, and Fulbright Scholarships.

This is a free conference that will be held virtually on March 10-12. For more information, including accessing the schedule for the conference, please visit the conference’s website.

Special sessions will address students from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups, students with disabilities, students in the LGBTQ+ community, low-income students, among others.

To register, please visit the following link:

Posted on February 16, 2021 in Announcements & Events, Research, Scholarships, Grants & Awards

Sigma Xi Grants in Aid of Research (GIAR) Program

The Sigma Xi Grants in Aid of Research (GIAR) program has provided undergraduate and graduate students with valuable educational experiences since 1922. By encouraging close working relationships between students and mentors, the program promotes scientific excellence and achievement through hands-on learning.

The program awards grants of up to $1,000 to students from most areas of the sciences and engineering. Designated funds from the National Academy of Sciences allow for grants of up to $5,000 for astronomy research and $2,500 for vision-related research. Students use the funding to pay for travel expenses to and from a research site, or for purchase of non-standard laboratory equipment necessary to complete a specific research project.

You can apply for this program through the online application. The deadline for the Spring cycle is March 15. Check out the program’s page for more information and tips on how to apply.

Posted on January 29, 2021 in Scholarships, Grants & Awards

The Udall Scholarship is now open for applications!

The Udall Foundation awards scholarships to college sophomores and juniors for conservation, environmental stewardship, and environmental policy related issues. There are also opportunities for Native Americans and Alaska Natives working on an array of policy issues in Indian Country and those pursuing health-related careers. All majors and fields of study are accepted.

The Udall Scholarship provides up to $7,000 for eligible academic expenses. The Foundation also provides access to the Udall Alumni Network: an association of change-makers, working in Indian country and environmental fields, sharing innovative ideas, professional advice, and job and internship opportunities. With this scholarship, you will also spend five days in Tucson, Arizona, attending a Scholar Orientation where you will extend your professional network, meet other scholars and alumni, and learn new skills. All travel, lodging, and meals will be provided for this orientation.

For more information about the Udall Scholarship and to view a sample application, visit their website.

Applications are due March 2, 2021.

Questions or application help? Contact the Office of Nationally Competitive Awards,

Posted on January 28, 2021 in Scholarships, Grants & Awards

Fulbright UK Summer Institutes

The Fulbright UK Summer Institutes are three-to-four week programmes for US undergraduate students. Participants can explore the culture, heritage and history of the UK while experiencing higher education at a UK university. The Institute costs covered by the Fulbright Commission and its partner institutions include return US-UK airfare, tuition and fees at the host institution, and accommodation. There are multiple institutions to choose from with diverse interests of courses and focuses. Currently, the list of institutions participating has yet to be confirmed.

Current freshmen and sophomores or students who will have at least two years of undergraduate study remaining after the Summer Institute are eligible to apply. The Summer Institute seeks students who have little to no experience traveling outside of the U.S. or North America. Students must have a 3.7 GPA to be eligible for this award.

Applications anticipated to open in early February and close in late February. Program details have yet to be confirmed. For more information, visit

Questions or application help? Contact the Office of Nationally Competitive Awards,

Posted on January 15, 2021 in Scholarships, Grants & Awards

Apply for SSM Summer Research Funding by February 12th

Applications are open now for summer undergraduate research funding through the School of Sciences and Mathematics. The intent of these merit awards is to afford students the opportunity to begin or continue a research project between academic years. Students will be offered stipends of $4000 for 10 weeks of research study between the dates May 16 – August 14. Up to $1000 may be requested for materials relevant to your research.

The deadline to apply is February 12, 2021. The application can be found here. For more information, check out SSM’s Undergraduate Research page.

Posted on January 13, 2021 in Scholarships, Grants & Awards

Student Opportunity Center (SOC)

CofC Honors has recently adopted a resource that connects you to over 10,000 conferences, journals, research, and funding opportunities from all over the world. It is free, easy to use, and flexible to your interests. Please take 30 seconds to check it out and discover opportunities to make yourself stand out from the crowd!

Check your emails (and spam folders) for an invitation to join the network. This short video provides more information on how to navigate the new system.

If you have lost the activation email, never received it, or it ended in your spam folder, click here to get a new one.

Posted on November 26, 2019 in Internships & Jobs, Research, Scholarships, Grants & Awards
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