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Everglades Foundation Scholarship and Fellowship Program

Everglades Foundation Scholarship and Fellowship Program

The Everglades Foundation is committed to supporting graduate research students actively pursuing the development of innovative scientific methods to advance the understanding of Everglades’ physical, chemical or biological processes, or research in economic impacts of environmental changes. Hence the foundation provides fellowship and scholarships for advanced research in support of the restoration of the Florida Everglades.  The foundation will provide total up to $1, 20,000 awards in their scholarships and fellowship (up to $20,000 / year -Ph.D. level and $10,000 / year- MSc level) for stipends, tuition fees, travel, and other research-related expenses.

The Everglades Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit dedicated to leading efforts to restore and protect the greater Everglades ecosystem. Since its founding in 1993 by a group of local outdoor enthusiasts, the Foundation has become a respected and important advocate for the sustainability of one of the world’s most unique ecosystems.

Eligibility

To eligible, the applicant must meet all the following criteria:

The ForEverglades scholarships:

  • Full-time graduate research students from all universities pursuing degrees in earth sciences, biological sciences, engineering, geography, planning and resources management, and economics.
  • Cross-disciplinary research efforts are of special interest.
  • Graduate students from any academic institution are welcome to apply for the ForEverglades Scholarship.

The FIU ForEverglades scholarships

  • Full-time graduate research students from Florida International University (FIU) pursuing degrees in sciences and engineering. Cross-disciplinary research efforts are of special interest.
  • Only graduate students from FIU are welcome to apply for the FIU ForEverglades Scholarship.
  • The scholarships will be awarded to full-time graduate students enrolled in or accepted for admission to FIU who are pursuing Everglades restoration-related research in the School of Environment, Arts, and Society in the College of Arts & Sciences.
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The FAU HBOI ForEverglades scholarships:

  • Full-time graduate students from Florida Atlantic University (FAU) pursuing degrees in sciences and engineering conducting Greater Everglades-related
  • Preference will be given to students enrolled in an FAU Marine Science and Oceanography degree program who have a Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute (HBOI) research faculty advisor (chair of the student’s thesis or dissertation committee).
  • FAU graduate students with HBOI faculty member/s serving on their thesis and dissertation research advisory committee would be eligible if the research ties into HBOI and Everglades Foundation research areas.
  • Applications from FAU graduate students not linked to HBOI will be examined on a case by case basis.

The ForEverglades fellowships:

  • Full-time graduate research students pursuing degrees in sciences, engineering, and economics. Cross-disciplinary research efforts are of special interest.
  • The Everglades Foundation ForEverglades Fellowship program will only support direct collaboration between university professors (and/or scientists affiliated with other agencies) and Foundation science staff member(s).
  • This collaboration is to be initiated by the academic staff member at least 6 months before the award is made. Past recipients of this fellowship are welcome to apply.

How to Apply

To apply, the applicant can download the application form from the given link:

Required Documents

The application for the Everglades Foundation’s Scholarships should contain the following:

  • A proposal describing the research that the scholarship would support (no more than 5,000 words). The proposal is to clearly emphasize the expected contributions to Everglades research and relevance to Everglades restoration.
  • Proposed budget.
  • A personal essay of no more than 2 pages on the candidate’s career goals and how the scholarship will support those goals and contributions.
  • Curriculum vitae, including transcripts.
  • A letter of reference from the student’s major professor.
  • At least one, and up to three other academic or professional letter(s) of reference preferably from an investigator(s) currently engaged in Everglades research.
  • Other relevant or supporting work products or documentation (such as published papers, presentations, awards, etc.) could optionally be included.
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Submitting Details

The completed applications and letters of reference should be emailed to fellowship-at-evergladesfoundation.org.

Printed packages and letters of reference are also accepted. These can be sent to:

Everglades Foundation Fellowship Program

Everglades Foundation

18001 Old Cutler Road, Suite 625

Palmetto Bay, FL 33157

 

Everglades Foundation Scholarship and Fellowship Program

Scholarship Value

  • ForEverglades Scholarship- provide up to $20,000 / year (PhD level) and $10,000 / year (MSc level) for stipends, tuition fees, travel, and other research-related expenses.
  • FIU ForEverglades Scholarship- provide up to $20,000 / year (D. level) and $10,000 / year (MSc level) for stipends, tuition fees, travel, and other research-related expenses.
  • FAU Harbor Branch ForEverglades Scholarship- provide up to $20,000/year (D. level) and $10,000/year (MSc level) towards research assistantship stipends, tuition fees, travel, and other research- related expenses.
  • ForEverglades Fellowship- provide up to $20,000 / year (D. level) and $10,000 / year (MSc level) for stipends, tuition fees, travel, and other research-related expenses.
  • The amount of money associated with the scholarship is subject to change.
  • The number of scholarships depends on the number and quality of applications.
  • The duration of this scholarship is set for 12 months.

Application Deadline

The applications are due on July 31, 2017. Awards will be announced no later than September 30, 2017. Late applications will not be accepted.

More Info

http://www.evergladesfoundation.org/opportunities/fellowships-scholarships/

Contact Information

If you have any questions, email to fellowship-at-evergladesfoundation.org

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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Postgraduate Scholarships

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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