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Upcoming Information Sessions

 


 The Gilman Scholarship: Determining Eligibility and Crafting Competitive Applications

Attend one of the following sessions to learn about the Gilman Scholarship, an award sponsored by the U.S. Department of State to encourage American undergraduates to study, intern, or conduct research overseas. This award has very specific eligibility criteria, so please review carefully prior to attending!

Friday, September 8
2:30 - 3:30 PM
Center for Italian Studies (E4340 Melville Library)
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OR

Wednesday, September 13
1:00 - 2:00 PM
Center for Italian Studies (E4340 Melville Library)
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Visit from the Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Program Director and New York's Diplomat in Residence

The Rangel International Affairs Program provides successful applicants with funding for a Master's degree related to international affairs, an internship at an overseas embassy, and an eventual placement in the U.S. Foreign Service. Please join Program Director Patricia Scroggs and Usha Pitts, the U.S. Department of State's Diplomat in Residence for New York to learn more. 

Monday, September 11
3:00 - 4:00 PM
Career Center
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 Writing to Win: The National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP)

The NSF GRFP supports outstanding students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines who plan to pursue research-based Master's and doctoral degrees. Please review the eligibility criteria for this award carefully before signing up.

Interested undergraduates at all levels should attend:
Writing to Win: NSF GRFP Basics for Undergraduate Applicants with Dr. Anne McElroy
Wednesday, September 13
4:30 – 6:00 PM
Wang Center, Lecture Hall 2

Graduating seniors planning to apply this fall should also attend:
Writing to Win: NSF GRFP Insider Tips Panel
Wednesday, September 20
4:00 – 5:30 PM
Wang Center, Lecture Hall 1

RSVP for one or both of these sessions here!

 


 Writing to Win: The Hertz Fellowship with Dr. Jessica Seeliger

This session is targeted at juniors, seniors, and first year graduate students interested in applying for the Hertz Fellowship, which provides funding to pursue a PhD program in certain STEM disciplines. Dr. Seeliger, an Assistant Professor in SBU's Pharmacological Sciences department, brings a unique perspective on the application process because she has served as a reviewer for this award and was a recipient herself. 

Friday, September 15
2:30 - 3:30 PM
Wang Center Room 301
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 External Scholarships and Fellowships 101

An undergraduate's introduction to nationally competitive scholarships and fellowships. Learn more about these merit-based awards to fund study abroad, graduate studies in the U.S. or abroad, as well as overseas research or teaching following graduation. Freshmen and sophomores are especially encouraged to attend.

Wednesday, September 20
1:00 - 2:00 PM
2401 Old Computer Science Building (behind Javits, enter through doors closest to SBS)
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