Hispanic descent and/or demonstrate significant leadership or service within the underserved community;
Graduating high school seniors, undergraduate students or graduate students;
Pursuing or intending to pursue a science, technology, engineering, math or health-related field of study at an accredited 2-yr or 4-yr college/university in the U.S. or its territories; and
Possessing an overall minimum GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale).
The HSF Scholarship is designed to assist students of Hispanic heritage obtain a university degree. Scholarships are available, on a competitive basis, to:
Awards are based on merit; amounts range from $500 to $5,000, based on relative need, among the Scholars selected.
Graduate Undergraduate Mentorship (GUM) is recruiting graduate and undergraduate students to participate in our 2019-2020 mentorship program.
GUM is a student-led program housed under UCLA Graduate Division. Our goal is to connect under-served undergraduates who have aspirations for graduate school with UCLA graduate/professional school students through mentoring and professional development opportunities. Our applications are open and we are looking for students from all fields of interests. We hope you share this great opportunity with your students. Please encourage them to apply and feel free to email me with any questions.
Make a difference for California's oceans
The Marine Debris Extension Fellow will support the NOAA Marine Debris Program’s (MDP) work in California and assist the MDP and the California Ocean Protection Council with the implementation of the California Ocean Litter Strategy. This two-year fellowship, based in Oakland, CA will provide the opportunity to work closely with California Sea Grant's team of extension specialists, the California Ocean Protection Council, and other state agencies, on research, education, and outreach projects to help advance ocean litter reduction efforts in the state.
Eligibility: This fellowship is open to candidates who are close to completing or have recently completed (after May 1, 2018) an advanced degree from an accredited U.S. University. The fellow must complete all degree requirements prior to starting the fellowship
Deadline: January 29, 2020
Apply Now: https://caseagrant.ucsd.edu/fellowships/noaa-marine-debris-program-california-sea-grant-extension-fellowship#How%20to%20Submit%20an%20Application
Dear all:We are happy to announce a free Software Carpentry workshop to be held on Jan. 18 and 19 2020 at the La Kretz Garden Pavillion! The workshop is aimed at undergraduates, graduate students, and other researchers aiming to strengthen their research computing skills. We will cover several computing tools that are fundamental for scientific research, and we do not require workshop attendees to have any previous knowledge of the tools that will be presented at the workshop. Specifically, this workshop will explore key aspects of working with the Unix Shell, version control with Git, and essential aspects of R.For a workshop schedule and syllabus please visit our workshop home page: https://ucla-hacky-hours.gitlab.io/2020-01-18-SWC/. Registration is free but space is limited. Please, only sign up if you can attend.
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ucla-eeb-winter-2020-software-carpentry-workshop-tickets-86468233815. The workshop will be led by Maddi Cowen (email@example.com) and Gaurav Kandlikar (firstname.lastname@example.org) on behalf of the UCLA Ecology and Evolution Department's Hacky Hours. We will have additional help from Daniel Chavez (Wayne lab), Nitika Sharma (Pinter-Wollman lab), Rachel Turba (Jacobs lab), and Marcel Vaz (Kraft lab). Please feel free to forward this email to others in the community who you think might benefit from this workshop.About Software Carpentry: Software Carpentry is an international organization that aims to help researchers get their work done in less time and with less pain by teaching them basic research computing skills. Software Carpentry organizes workshops around the world that help scientists learn the basics of program design, version control, data management, and task automation. Check out their website and other lessons at https://software-carpentry.org/workshops/P.S: Software Carpentry instructors at the UCLA Data Science Center and other departments on campus are also running workshops on Thurs/Fri Jan 9-10 (Python workshop, link) and on Jan 16-17 (R workshop, link). If you cannot make it to our EEB departmental workshop, we definitely encourage you to attend one of these other options!
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