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The Juniper Networks Engineering Scholarship

The Juniper Networks Engineering Scholarship

The Silicon Valley Community Foundation is glad to offer The Juniper Networks Engineering Scholarship for graduating high school seniors with demonstrated success in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education courses, which are planning to major in engineering. The scholarship program provides support to residents of California, Virginia, Massachusetts, New Jersey and Canada. The committee seeks to identify young leaders with the potential to take on the toughest challenges facing our communities, to connect and empower people everywhere, and make a meaningful difference in our communities. Up to 10 winners will be selected and each will receive $5,000 one-time scholarship award.

Silicon Valley Community Foundation is a comprehensive center of philanthropy. With visionary leadership, strategic grant making and world-class expertise, we partner with donors to strengthen the common good locally and throughout the world.

Eligibility

  • Demonstrated success in STEM education courses (science, technology, engineering, and math)
  • Planning to major in engineering. Preference will be given to students pursuing majors in computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering and computer networking.
  • Graduating high school senior residing in San Mateo County and Santa Clara County in California; Fairfax County, Loudoun County, and Prince Williams County in Virginia; Middlesex County and Worcester County in Massachusetts, New Jersey and Ottawa West (Kanata, Nepean, Bell’s Corners, Stittsville, Dunrobin, Richmond, Fitzroy) in Ontario, Canada
  • Minimum cumulative high school grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 U.S. scale or ≥ 70% on Ontario, Canada grading scale
  • Intention to enroll full-time in four-year university or college
  • Demonstrated community involvement over a period of several years
  • The United States or Canadian citizen or legal resident
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How to Apply

To apply, the new candidates can first register themselves. Returning candidates can login to apply for the scholarship. Link is: https://apply.siliconvalleycf.org/s_Login.jsp

 Supporting Documents: 

  • STEM-related Personal Statement (PDF or Word doc): Title the statement with your full name and date at the top of every page. Your personal statement must be 300-850 words, double-spaced (approximately 1-3 pages), and must address the following prompts:
  1. Discuss your intended major and career goals within the specific STEM field that you are interested in, and any factors that influenced your interest in that area.
  2. Comment on your personal characteristics, the educational and extracurricular activities that have helped prepare you for a major and career in your specific field of interest within STEM.
  3. Reflect on your personal journey (significant accomplishments, challenges, and/or hardships) and any life lessons that you think will help you succeed in your stated major and profession.
  4. Describe why you believe you are a good candidate for this scholarship.
  • Financial Need Documentation (PDF): Evidence of financial need must be submitted to Apply SVCF for all SVCF Managed Scholarships accordingly:
  • Two Letters of Recommendation (PDF): Your two letters of recommendation must be signed and dated. One should be a teacher or academic advisor on school letterhead. And second Volunteer or work supervisor, community leader or personal acquaintance.
  • Official Transcripts of Grades (Submit both PDFs and hard copies): Upload PDF versions of your transcripts to apply SVCF AND mail original hard copies.
  • Current Graduating High School Seniors: Submit an official high school transcript and official college transcripts, if applicable.
  • Current College Students: Submit official college transcript(s) and unofficial high school transcript(s).
  • International Students: Submit official transcripts from your academic institution — both in their original language and in English (if transcripts were not originally issued in English).
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Submitting Details: 

Applicant mail originals hard copy of transcripts to:

Attn: Scholarships
Silicon Valley Community Foundation
2440 W. El Camino Real, Suite 300
Mountain View, CA 94040

Scholarship Value

The Silicon Valley Community Foundation offers up to ten scholarships up to $5,000 for deserving candidates.

Application Deadline:

Deadline for submission of  scholarship application is Wednesday, February 22, 2017.

Link for More Information:

https://www.siliconvalleycf.org/scholarships/juniper

Contact Information

If you have any question, email at scholarships-at-siliconvalleycf.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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Postgraduate Scholarships

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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