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Hawaiian Scholars Doctoral Fellowship Program

Hawaiian Scholars Doctoral Fellowship Program

The Kohala Center is pleased to announce the Hawaiian Scholars Doctoral Fellowship Program. The program is designed for Native Hawaiian scholars early in their academic careers and others who advance the knowledge of Hawai‘i’s natural and cultural landscape and Hawaiian history, politics, and society. The fellowship supports the development of kama‘āina (native-born) intellectual leadership for Hawai‘i’s schools, universities, and research agencies. Through the program, doctoral fellows are given the opportunity to complete their dissertations before accepting their first academic posts. Each Doctoral fellows will receive $45,000 in support during the fellowship period and will also receive $1,500 in support toward conference expenses.

The Kohala Center was founded in the year 2000, it is an independent, community-based center for research, conservation, and education. They turn research and ancestral knowledge into action, so that communities in Hawai‘i and around the world can thrive—ecologically, economically, culturally, and socially. Our main areas of focus are food, water, place, and people.


Native Hawaiian scholars in any residential or external degree program of a fully accredited U.S.-based institution, or institutions abroad, such as the native university system in Aotearoa (New Zealand), are eligible.

How to Apply

To apply, the applicants can download cover sheet through the given link:

Required Documents

  • Your Curriculum Vitae include the following information: Education, Employment, Honors & Awards, Publications & Presentations, Community Service, Membership in Professional and/or Scholarly Associations
  • Two letters of reference
  • Abstract- Submit a one-page (maximum length, double-spaced) abstract of your dissertation
  • Statement of Purpose- Submit a two-page (maximum length, double-spaced) statement of purpose.
  • Autobiography- Submit a four-page autobiographical essay (maximum length, double-spaced) to describe how significant experiences and relationships in your life have contributed to your development as a scholar, a person and a member of society.
  • Self-Assessment Statement Submit a self-assessment statement (two pages in length maximum, double-spaced), indicating your readiness to focus on your writing during the fellowship period. include discussions of
  • How you will manage personal and professional responsibilities so that you can devote full time to your writing
  • access to resources both academic and nonacademic that will support your full-time writing effort
  • Mentoring Contract- Submit a mentoring agreement (two pages in length maximum, double-spaced) that outlines the planned working relationship with your mentor.
  • A sample of Writing Project Doctoral fellowship award applicants. Submit an outline of your dissertation (this may be a preliminary outline) with a sample of the writing that will be a part of your dissertation (20-page maximum).
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Submitting Details

All completed applications must be sent by email in PDF format to Cortney Okumura at In the subject line of the email, include: “Fellowship Program Application: [Your name]”.

The two letters of reference should be emailed directly to Cortney Okumura from the person providing the reference, or they may be sent in a sealed/signed envelope to:

Cortney Okumura
TheKohala Center
P.O. Box 437462
Kamuela, Hawai‘i 96743

Hawaiian Scholars Doctoral Fellowship Program

Scholarship Value

  • Doctoral Fellows receive $45,000 in support during the fellowship period.
  • Fellows are required to attend a professional conference of their choosing together. Each fellow will receive $1,500 in support toward conference expenses. This support is in addition to fellows’ stipends.
  • Candidates are also expected to select a mentor for the year of the program. Mentors are expected to be experts in the fellows’ fields of research and should be willing to work with the fellows to:
  • Complete their writing project
  • Help fellows gain access to scholarly and professional networks, especially to publishing circles
  • Finally, to help fellows establish a firm footing in their new academic careers.
  • Mentors are further expected to have attained senior status in their fields of expertise. Mentors are usually tenured and experienced in leadership positions in scholarly or professional societies. Mentors will receive a $1,000 honorarium and will be expected to attend scholarly presentations in November 2017. Mentors are expected to be at scholarly presentations of the fellows on Hawai‘i Island in the fall of 2017. Travel expenses will be provided for mentors.

Application Deadline

The complete application must be submitted by 5 p.m. Hawaii time, Monday, June 26, 2017.Notification of awards will be made by Monday, July 17, 2017.

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Contact Information

If you have any question about the fellowship program, contact Cortney Okumura at or at 808-887-6411.

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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 

For additional information, contact Dr. Robert Herrmann (, Dr. Linda Warren (, or Dr. Lupei Zhu (


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)

San Luis Obispo

Job ID:
On-Call Custodian (Pool Position)

Job Title:
On-Call Custodian (Pool Position)

Appointment Type:

Time Base:

Date Posted:
December 4, 2017

Closing Date:
Open until filled

Link to Apply Online:

Campus Employment Homepage:

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:

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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.


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



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


Candidate must fill out Civil Service Examination form for this position.  The form is available via:   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”):

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].  


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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