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Knight Hennessy Scholars Program

Knight Hennessy Scholars Program

Are you enrolled or planning to enroll as a graduate student at Stanford? The Stanford University encourages applications to the Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program from citizens of all countries.  To eligible, the applicant must pursue any graduate degree at Stanford, from PhDs in arts, education, engineering, humanities, or social sciences to professional degrees in business, law, or medicine. The purpose of the program is to prepare a new generation of leaders with a deep academic foundation and the skills to develop creative solutions to effect positive change in the world”. The winners will receive full funding includes tuition, stipend, graduate program and related academic expenses, with additional financial support to pursue a graduate education at Stanford.

Stanford University, located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of California’s Silicon Valley, is one of the world’s leading teaching and research universities. Since its opening in 1891, Stanford has been dedicated to finding solutions to big challenges and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world.Stanford University – with seven world-class graduate schools that foster service, collaboration, innovation, and entrepreneurship – is uniquely positioned to fill this need.

Eligibility

You are eligible to apply to the Knight-Hennessy Scholars program:

  • If you are applying to enroll in a full-time graduate degree program at Stanford (e.g., JD, MA, MBA, MD, MS, or D.)
  • If you plan on pursuing one of Stanford’s many joints- and dual- graduate degree options (e.g., MD+PhD, JD+MA, MBA+MS).
  • Students who earned a bachelor’s degree in 2013 or later are eligible to apply to the pioneer class of Knight-Hennessy Scholars.
  • Citizens of all countries are eligible to apply to the Knight-Hennessy Scholars program
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How to Apply

To apply for the scholarship, the applicant can submit online application through the given link: https://knight-hennessy.stanford.edu/admission/application-process

Required Documents

  • An unofficial or self-reported transcript
  • Scores on standardized tests
  • Resume / C.V.
  • Two recommendation letters.
  • Two personal essays:
  1. These reflections give them a chance to understand who you are and how you aspire to grow and learn. There are two prompts: How the influences in your life have shaped you & Describe three potential paths for your career and life. To prepare for them, what do you need to learn at Stanford as a Knight-Hennessy Scholar
  2. While there are no word limits for these questions, most applicants will find a range of 750 to 1,750 words sufficient.
  • Two short-answer responses: These responses help to see a different side of you. They’ll ask you two questions:
  1. Tell them eight improbable facts about you.
  2. If you could take a course or study with any instructor at Stanford, what would you take or with whom would you study, and why? (And no, you can’t pick John Hennessy. You’ll already spend plenty of time with John as a Knight-Hennessy Scholar.)
  • A video submission. We would love to interview every applicant, but it’s not feasible. Instead, we will allow you to submit a video of no more than two minutes.
  • In-person assessment.
  • Applicants must apply separately to Stanford.

Scholarship Value

  • Each year up to 100 high-achieving students (50 in the first year) who are independent thinkers, display purposeful leadership, and have a civic orientation will receive full funding to pursue a graduate education at Stanford.
  • Full funding includes tuition, stipend, graduate program and related academic expenses, with additional financial support available.
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Application Deadline

The pioneer class of Knight-Hennessy Scholars will apply by September 27, 2017, at 1:00 pm (Pacific Time)and enroll in fall 2018.

More Info

https://knight-hennessy.stanford.edu/

 

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

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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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