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ERCA Community Contribution Scholarship

ERCA Community Contribution Scholarship

The Educational Research Center of America (ERCA) is excited to announce Community Contribution Scholarship for students who have recognized a need or problem in their community and have determined a way to address the issue. The competition is open to all high school students who are legal residents of the United States.The mission of the program is “motivates students to explore career pathways relevant to their interests, education, and passion”.TheERCAFoundation is awarding $25,000 to 18 students throughout the country.The top prize will receive a $5,000 scholarship, two runners-up will receive a $2,500 scholarship and 15 students will be award with a $1,000 scholarship for higher education expenses.

The Educational Research Center of America (ERCA), a not-for-profit research organization which is committed to helping high school students and their families by considering the future option for them and career advice.

Eligibility

The community is looking the following criteria for the students, to be considered for the scholarship.

  • The project is the student’s original idea that addresses a specific and pressing need in the student’s community
  • A student who believes that change starts locally and is passionate about making that change happen
  • A true leader who uses his/her unique talents to nurture the project

To be eligible the applicants must:

  • Have recognized a need or problem in their community
  • Have determined a way to address this need or solve this problem
  • Have developed an action plan
  • Have implemented the action plan so as to address the need or solve the problem. The action plan must be a unique project developed by the student, not a project developed by an established group of which the student is a member.
  • All applicants under the age of eighteen (18) or minors at the time of application must have the permission of at least one (1) of their parents and/or legal guardians to apply.
  • By applying, applicants and/or their parents or legal guardians (if such applicants are minors) agree to accept and be bound by all terms of these Official Rules and Regulations (“Official Rules”).
  • Employees (and their immediate families and household members, whether or not related) of Educational Research Center of America, (ERCA), their parent, subsidiary or affiliated entities, advertising or promotion agencies, are not eligible to apply or win. Void where prohibited.
  • Competition is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws.
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How to Apply

To apply, applicants must complete the official ERCA Community Contribution Scholarship Competition Application (application must be completed and submitted online) through the given link: www.studentresearch.org/scholarship-application/

Required Documents

To be eligible, all applicants must provide

  • All required personal information including Parent/Guardian’s full name and permanent address, city, state, zip, phone number, and email address
  • Applicant’s full name and permanent address, city, state, zip, phone number, e-mail address
  • Name of applicant’s high school, high school graduation year, high school address (including city, state, and zip), high school phone number, name of applicant’s high school guidance counselor
  • Applicant’s approximate QPA/GPA average
  • Applicant’s school and community activities including work experience
  • Any academic, community or school-related honors applicant has received
  • The name, addresses, city, state, zip, and phone number of an adult in applicant’s community who is familiar with applicant’s accomplishments and the applicant’s relationship to them. This adult cannot be applicant’s parent/guardian or relative. ERCA may contact this person if applicant is selected as a semi-finalist
  • A description – of up to 1,000 words – of the community need the applicant’s project addressed, or the community problem the applicant’s project solved, and the results achieved by the applicant’s project. Descriptions must be the applicant’s original work.

Scholarship Value

Prizes, Odds of Winning: Eighteen (18) scholarships, totaling $25,000, will be awarded to 18 Finalists/Winners as follows:

  • One (1) First Place Award of $5,000
  • Two (2) Second Place Awards of $2,500 each
  • Fifteen (15) Third Place Awards of $1,000 each

Application Deadline

Applications will be accepted from July 27, 2016, through July 26, 2017 (the “Application Period”).

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http://www.studentresearch.org/our-scholarship-program/

Postgraduate Scholarships

Graduate Studentships in Seismology


Graduate Studentships in Seismology
Saint Louis University

Posted: 12/01/2017

Open Until: 02/01/2018

The Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at Saint Louis University seeks MS and PhD candidates for graduate studies in Geoscience with a concentration in Geophysics. Geophysics faculty are interested in applying the tools of seismology to study deep earthquakes, regional tectonics, and earthquake hazards. Prospective students should have a strong quantitative background in geophysics, mathematics, physics, and programming. 

Financial support is available through TA and RA positions, and the Nuttli-Chan fellowship. To be considered for financial support, applications should be completed by February 1, 2018. 

To apply, go to https://www.slu.edu/admission/graduate/instructions.php 

For additional information, contact Dr. Robert Herrmann (robert.herrmannslu.edu), Dr. Linda Warren (linda.warrenslu.edu), or Dr. Lupei Zhu (lupei.zhuslu.edu).

Disclaimer

IRIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to diversity
and creating an inclusive workplace where all employee’s backgrounds, talents
and contributions are valued. If you require an accommodation to navigate or
apply to our employment site, please send your request to: Human Resources
or call (202) 682-2220 or fax (202) 682-0633.

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On-Call Custodian (Pool Position)

Campus:
San Luis Obispo

Job ID:
On-Call Custodian (Pool Position)

Job Title:
On-Call Custodian (Pool Position)

Appointment Type:
Temporary

Time Base:
Part-Time

Date Posted:
December 4, 2017

Closing Date:
Open until filled

Link to Apply Online:
https://www.calpolyjobs.org

Campus Employment Homepage:
http://www.calpolyjobs.org

Description:
Cal Poly is hiring Custodians for Facility Services!

This position provides general cleaning and custodial care and support for assigned campus buildings, facilities, structures and adjacent areas and/or portions thereof, including, but not limited to, campus offices, classrooms, science laboratories, art rooms, auditoriums; gymnasiums, locker rooms, health and child care centers; student residences, patios, entryways and walkways, and workshops. Custodial staff may work independently or as part of a custodial team.

Custodians perform a wide range of custodial and related duties for assigned campus areas. The following examples of typical work activities are meant to illustrate the general range of work functions performed by custodians; they are not meant to be an all-inclusive or restrictive list of custodial-related work. Work assignments may involve related activities and may be focused in one area or vary on a regular basis.

To apply directly for this position, please copy and paste this link directly into your web browser: http://bit.ly/2jeGD6J

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Nurse 1, 12 Month Position

About University at Albany:

Established in 1844 and designated a University Center of the State University of New York in 1962, the University at Albany’s broad mission of excellence in undergraduate and graduate education, research and public service engages 17,300 diverse students in eight schools and colleges across three campuses. Located in Albany, New York, New York State’s capital, the University is convenient to Boston, New York City and the Adirondacks.

ANNOUNCEMENT OF CLASSIFIED SERVICE VACANCY

The following vacancy exists in the classified service and may require eligibility from a competitive civil service list.


Job Description:

Vacancy #:  C-217-48342

Apply by:  December 18, 2017

Title:  Nurse 1, 12 Month Position

Location:  Student Health Services

Salary: $44,564

Grade: SG-14, PEF

Hours:  Mon. – Fri.: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM / 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM Summers/Intersessions

Duration:  Permanent


Requirements:

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: 

Candidates must possess a license to practice as a Registered Nurse in New York State. 

May be filled from a mandatory reemployment list if one is in effect at the time of appointment.

A completed University at Albany employment application is required to be considered for this position

  • A completed application is required to be considered for this position
  • All applicants must meet at least one of the above requirements
  • Any applications received that do not meet at least one of the above requirements will be considered unqualified and will be discarded

OPERATING NEEDS:

Candidate must fill out Civil Service Examination form for this position.  The form is available via:   https://www.cs.ny.gov/extdocs/pdf/nysapp.pdf   Please send all materials to address listed on SUNY application

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 Ability to instruct individuals, families, or other groups on topics such as health education, disease prevention; and develop health improvement programs preferred


Additional Information:

Federal law and regulations require notice to all prospective employees regarding crimes that have occurred on campus in the current three year period.  Please refer to the following website for the complete Annual Security Report (“Clery Report”): http://police.albany.edu/ASR.shtml

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation.  If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at [email protected]  

THE UNIVERSITY AT ALBANY IS AN EO/AA/IRCA/ADA EMPLOYER


Application Instructions:

A completed application is required to be considered for this position. Applicants are also encouraged to provide a cover letter and resume.

To apply, please download and complete the Application for Classified Service Employment located here:

Please submit your application by mail to:

Office of Human Resources Management
Classified Services, Vacancy #: C-217-48342
University at Albany, UAB 300
Albany, NY  12222

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