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The Siemens Competition

The Siemens Competition

The Siemens Foundation is pleased to announce the Siemens Competition that is administered by Discovery Education. The competition is open to high school students who are citizens or permanent residents of the United States.The competition encourages you to explore your scientific interests and offers you the opportunity to win a college scholarship. Through the competition, the first place winner will receive up to- $100,000, second place – $50,000, and all other Finalists will get $25,000.

The Siemens Foundation established the Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology in 1999. The Competition is the nation’s premier science research competition for high school students and seeks to promote excellence by encouraging students to undertake individual or team research projects.

Eligibility

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

  • High school students, who are citizens or permanent residents (green card holders) of the United States, are eligible to apply.
  • Students must be in good standing, enrolled in, and attending one of the following (during the 2017-18 school year):
  1. High school (grades 9-12) in the United States, Puerto Rico, Guam, U.S. Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Wake and Midway Islands, or the Marianas. § Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) school.
  2. Foreign school as an exchange student or because your parent or guardian lives and works abroad.
  3. Homeschool provided that signatures are obtained from the school district responsible for such programs. If your state does not require district supervision, the parent or guardian responsible for the homeschooling must sign the appropriate forms.
  • Students must be enrolled in high school (grades 9-12) during the 2017-18 school year.
  • Students submitting individual projects must be in good standing, enrolled in, and be in their last year of high school (grade 12). Students must complete all high school courses required for college admissions no later than September 1, 2018.
  • Team projects may have two or three members only and do not need to include a senior (grade 12).
  1. All team members must be in good standing, enrolled in, and attending high school (grades 9-12), although team members may be from different schools.
  2. Each team must designate a team leader who serves as the communication liaison between the Siemens Competition and the other members of the team. All team members must have active roles in the design, execution, and delivery of results of the research submitted to the Siemens Competition and has made a substantial contribution to the effort.
  3. If your team structure changes, either before or after registration, students are required to indicate (1) the nature of the change and (2) that all team members agree to the change in the Acknowledgements section of the Project Form in your Student Dashboard. Teams are required to list ALL current and past team members in the Project form, regardless of whether or not they were part of the final team.
  4. New This Year: Your team structure must be finalized by 11:59 PM E/T on Monday, August 14, 2017. After this date, you cannot make any changes to your team structure (adding or removing members). If for extenuating circumstances you need to do so, you must present your case in writing to the Siemens Competition Team for approval.
  • Competition entrants who have parents, guardians, or Competition mentors employed at, or otherwise affiliated with, the Siemens Foundation’s university partners may enter the Competition but may not be permitted to compete at the partner university where the parent, guardian, or mentor is employed or otherwise affiliated.
  1. Furthermore, if lab- or research work for the project was performed at any of these six universities, students may enter the Competition but may not be able to compete at that university.
  2. Students who do have such conflicts must disclose this information in the Student Profile during the registration process. Failure to disclose conflicts may result in disqualification.
  • Children of employees of Discovery Communications and its subsidiaries are not eligible to enter the Competition.
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How to Apply

To apply for the scholarship, the applicant can register through the given link: http://siemensapp.discoveryeducation.com/

Required Documents

All Required Materials as the following:

  • Research Report including Abstract and References
  • Executive Summary
  • Mentor Form
  • Parent/Guardian Authorization
  • School Endorsement
  • Student Affirmation Statement read and Check Box
  • Human and Animal Protection Policy Questions
  • Laboratory Director/Research Group Director Information (if applicable)

The Siemens Competition

Scholarship Value

Scholarships for winning projects range from $1,000 to $100,000.

Finalists will be awarded prizes as follows: first place – $100,000, second place – $50,000, all other Finalists – $25,000.Your scholarship can be used for:

  • Tuition and fees required for enrollment.
  • Fees, books, supplies, research and equipment required for courses of instructions at the schools that are required for graduation.
  • On-campus room and board.

Application Deadline

All competition materials must be received by Tuesday, September 19, 2017, by 11:59pmE/T.

More Info

https://siemenscompetition.discoveryeducation.com/

Contact Information

If you have any questions, email at siemenscompetition-at-discovery.com or phone: 800-323-9084

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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