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The American Honda Foundation is making available one-year grants from $20,000 to $60,000 for youth education, specifically in the areas of science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM), the environment, job training and literacy.
The K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award recognizes graduate students who show exemplary promise as future leaders of higher education; whose work reflects a strong emphasis on teaching and learning; and who demonstrate a commitment to developing academic and civic responsibility in themselves and others.
The Orange County Chapter of the Association of Environmental Professionals (OCAEP) believes in the importance of supporting the educational goals of our future leaders. To show our support, we are pleased to offer three scholarships to students pursuing careers in the environmental field. Students currently attending four- year colleges and universities in Orange County are encouraged to apply. Winners will be chosen based on their outstanding contributions to the fields of environmental science, policy, research, design, law, and/or other related disciplines.
The Board of Directors of the Southern California Academy of Sciences is pleased to announce its annual SCAS Student Research Grant. Students presently in an Undergraduate, Masters or Doctoral program may apply by completing the grant application. Proposals will be considered in any field of science with an emphasis on the southern California area. Research will be funded for a period of one year. Recipients of the awards will be expected to present their research at the upcoming 2012 Annual Meeting.
The OC GWIS annual Science Symposium is held each March and is specifically geared to encourage student participation in all areas of scientific research. The gathering creates a forum for students to present their accomplishments in front of a panel of qualified judges and a mixed audience. Students compete for monetary prizes in one of three categories: Undergraduate, Master's, or Ph.D.
ThinkSwiss offers scholarships for a research stay in Switzerland. It supports highly motivated and qualified U.S. undergraduate and graduate students to do research at a public Swiss university or research institute for 2 to 3 months. The scholarship is open to students of all fields.
The Women's Environmental Council (WEC) is a nonprofit organization with three chapters in Southern California – Los Angeles, Orange County, and San Diego. WEC functions as a professional networking organization whose members primarily work for environmental consulting firms or local, state, and federal government agencies that oversee environmental activities.
The Natural Reserve System provides grants to support graduate students at all UC campuses except UCSF for their independent and field science studies at NRS reserves. These grants not only encourage students to conduct research, but also provide experience in applying for grants, meeting deadlines, and managing a budget. Awardees are expected to produce a paper or report, or present their findings in a suitable forum.
Minorities Striving and Pursuing Higher Degrees of Success (MS PHD’S) in Earth System Science Initiative
The MS PHD’S ® Professional Development Program facilitates mentoring and networking activities for minority undergraduate and graduate earth system science and engineering (ESSE) majors; and provides a supportive environment in which participants develop strategies and professional skills necessary to excel in Earth system science and engineering fields.
Description: AAUW International Fellowships are awarded for full-time study or research to women who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents. These Fellowships are available for master's, doctoral, and postdoctoral students/professionals. The fellowships are for 1 year for $20,000.