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Summer REU Opportunity Available in Biological Sciences

The University of Alabama Department of Biological Sciences is hosting a 10-week summer research training opportunity from May 23 through July 29. 

The focus of this REU site is Re-IMAGiNE Life, Exploring Function through Adaptation. This topic encompasses a wide variety of subdisciplines within biology and creates opportunities for lab and/or field-based, hands-on research by undergraduate students to explore the interplay of genomes, phenotypes, and environments at all levels of biological organization.

Selected students will receive a $6,000 stipend as well as paid on campus housing at the University of Alabama.

All students are encouraged to apply! The application review process will begin on March 8th and continue until all positions are full.  The application to apply can be found here!

For more information, please see the landing page for the REU here.

Posted on February 25, 2022 in Internships & Jobs, Research, Scholarships, Grants & Awards

Publish Your Creative Work in Sanctuary, A National Honors Journal

Calling all Honors creatives! Submit your artistic work!

Sanctuary is a national literary and arts journal highlighting creative work by Honors students from across the southeastern U.S. The publication is seeking poems, stories, and visual art created by Honors College students.

Submissions can be made online, with an application deadline of March 5, 2022.

To view previous work published in Sanctuary, or to learn more about the submission process, check out

P.S., We have it on good authority that submissions are down this year, which greatly increases your chances of acceptance. If you’re thinking about submitting, we say go for it!

Posted on February 22, 2022 in Announcements & Events, Scholarships, Grants & Awards

Learn More About Fulbright.

The Office of Nationally Competitive Awards will be hosting an Information Session for all things Fulbright on March 2nd at 3:00pm. 

What can you do with a Fulbright? 

Live in one of 150 countries while you:

  • Teach English
  • Attend Graduate School
  • Conduct Research

Fulbright offers YEAR long grants to support these endeavors.

Rising and Current Seniors, as well as recent graduates, are welcome to apply!

For students who are interested in attending the Information Session on March 2nd, please RSVP here!

Students can learn more about Fulbright here or at the Office of Nationally Competitive Awards.


Posted on February 14, 2022 in Announcements & Events, Community Engagement, Scholarships, Grants & Awards

Rotary Global Grant Interest Meeting

Interest Meeting for the Rotary Global Grant February 7th at 3:00pm

All Juniors and Seniors intending to pursue graduate opportunities abroad are encourage attend an interest meeting for the Rotary Global Grant on February 7th at 3:00pm.

The Rotary Global Grant provides students with up to $45,000 to pursue graduate studies abroad.

Students interested should reach out to the Office of Nationally Competitive Awards at

Students may register for the interest meeting here!

Posted on January 27, 2022 in Scholarships, Grants & Awards

Rotary Club Ambassadorial Global Grant Scholars Opportunity Interest Meeting

Interested in becoming a Rotary Club Ambassadorial Global Grant Scholar?

The Historic District 770 Rotary Club of Charleston is looking to nominate students for Global Grant Opportunity.

This is an ideal opportunity to build global leadership opportunities for students pursuing graduate work abroad from local colleges and universities.

The Rotary Club’s International Committee Chair, Joseph Tecklenburg, and President & CEO Chloe Knight will host an informal information session for potential students on January 26 from 2:15 pm – 3:00 pm via WebEx.

More information about the Rotary Global Grants can be found on the Nationally Competitive Awards site and on

All students interested are highly encouraged to attend the interest meeting (details below):

Learn More about the Rotary Global Grant Interest Meeting

January 26 from 2:15 pm – 3:00 pm via WebEx.   We welcome your participation and ask that you please forward it to any potential candidates within your college or university.

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Posted on January 12, 2022 in Scholarships, Grants & Awards

New scholarship available for summer research with MUSC’s Darby Children’s Research Institute (DCRI)

Honors students looking to gain pediatric research experience are encouraged to apply for the John Covington and Robert Lukey Scholarship. The scholarship includes a $4000 stipend plus $1000 for lab materials in support of an eight-week in-person summer research program right here in Charleston.

The application deadline is February 1. More details and application instructions are below. (Be sure to pay attention to the specific application and submission instructions; it makes a difference!)

Learn More about the John Covington and Robert Lukey Scholarship


The purpose of The John Covington and Robert Lukey Scholarship is to provide an opportunity for undergraduate students to perform pediatric clinical and basic science research.


The Darby Children’s Research Institute (DCRI) is the research arm of the Department of Pediatrics and the Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital at the Medical University of South Carolina. The DCRI is comprised of basic and physician scientists working together with a common goal to perform impactful science that can be translated for the wellness of children’s health. The DCRI is composed of state-of-the-art laboratories with faculty, post-doctoral researchers, and graduate students spanning multiple disciplines in childhood health and disease. The primary objective of The John Covington and Robert Lukey Scholarship is to provide funding for trainees to gain exposure to a clinical and basic science pediatric research environment in a nationally ranked academic medical center that will advance their career aspirations. Information on the DCRI and areas of research can be found at the following link:


  • Must be enrolled in an undergraduate accredited US college or university institution.
  • Must be able to physically work in a designated lab for an 8-week program.


  • Applications due: February 1, 2022 at 5:00 pm EST
  • Applicants will be notified of awards: March 1, 2022
  • Award Period: June 1, 2022 – July 31, 2022


$4,000 stipend for the student fellow / $1,000 for consumable lab supplies



  • Font Type and Size Arial, 11pt.
  • Page Margins No less than 0.5” on all sides
  • Document Type single PDF file

Required Documents/Files

  • Cover letter – Include what peeks your interests in pediatric research either basic or clinical. Do you have a particular area of interest? Are you interested in a particular DCRI researcher from the information provided on the DCRI website or publications? (1 page)

Page 2 of 2

  • Personal and Scientific Background (1-2 pages) – Please describe your educational background in science, why you would like to take advantage of this opportunity, and how this would enhance or further your career goals?
  • Resume or CV
  • Letter of Recommendation (1 letter minimum)


  • Combine all documents into a single PDF file
  • Email to Erica Brown (, Subject Line: DCRI Summer Fellowship Program


Please address questions to Erica Brown at

Posted on January 5, 2022 in Internships & Jobs, Scholarships, Grants & Awards

Ernest F. Hollings NOAA Undergraduate Scholarship Is Now Open!

Gain Hands-on, Practical Experience in NOAA Related Science

The Hollings Scholarship Program provides successful undergraduate applicants with awards that include academic assistance (up to $9,500 per year) for two years of full-time study and a 10-week, full-time paid ($700/week) internship at a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) facility during the summer.

The application is now live and available online at:
Applications Due: Monday, January 31, 2022, at 11:59 PM EST

Learn More about the Hollings Scholarship Program

The internship provides scholars with hands-on, practical experience in NOAA related science, research, technology, policy, management, and educational activities.

Awards also include travel funds to attend a mandatory NOAA Scholarship Program orientation and the annual Science & Education Symposium, scientific conferences where students present their research, and a housing subsidy for scholars who do not reside at home during the summer internship.

Current sophomores majoring in and conducting research in oceanic, environmental, biological, and atmospheric sciences, including geography, physics, hydrology, and geomatics, are invited to apply.

The application is now live and available online at:
Applications Due: Monday, January 31, 2022, at 11:59 PM EST
Questions or application help? Contact the Office of Nationally Competitive Awards at

Posted on November 18, 2021 in Scholarships, Grants & Awards

The Cougar Scholarship Award System is Now Open

Returning students can apply now to scholarships for the 2022/23 academic year

The College of Charleston has an online scholarship awarding system for departmental and specialty scholarships called the Cougar Scholarship Award System (CSAS). Applications for the 2022-2023 academic year are now OPEN!

CSAS is how you apply for all departmental scholarships, specialty scholarships, Alumni Association scholarships, and more! The system matches you with scholarships based on your interests and experiences, so all Honors students are encouraged to fill out an application.

To submit an application, log in to

If you have questions or concerns about the Cougar Scholarship Awarding System (CSAS), please contact us via email:  

Tips for your CSAS application

  • CSAS is the system that you MUST use to submit the application
  • The deadline to submit your application for departmental/specialty scholarships is January 15, 2022.
  • The CSAS portal can be accessed here:
  • As a current student, you are able to use single sign on to access this portal and submit an application
  • You must select “submit” on all applications within the portal to be considered for funding.
  • If you are the recipient of a renewable scholarship, please be on the lookout for a communication from your departmental liaison about additional steps to complete.

Posted on November 4, 2021 in Scholarships, Grants & Awards
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