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It’s not too early to think about making time for professional development opportunities. We know that during the semester, you’re busy with classes, research and other responsibilities, but that’s all the more reason to plan ahead. Put your time off to good use by browsing our list of opportunities available this spring
Are you intending to pursue an academic career or enter the private or government research environment? Develop your scholarly mentorship skills by becoming a graduate summer research mentor! The GSUM summer research program is a 10-week, fully supported research opportunity for graduate students of all disciplines. It is a Graduate School sponsored program that allows undergraduate juniors and seniors to work one-on-one with UC graduate students on an intensive research or scholarly project. Find out more and apply today!
Will you have a graduate assistantship or fellowship for spring semester? Do you pay for Student Health Insurance? If so, you may be eligible for the Graduate Student Health Insurance (GSHI) Award B, which provides students with a credit of $625 toward the cost of student health insurance for spring semester. Please review eligibility criteria carefully before applying. Students who received Award A this semester do not need to apply for Award B.
The question of funding often comes up when students are applying for graduate school and as they make their way through their programs. One of the resources we have at our disposal is a report detailing the many federal funding opportunities available to graduate students across the country. Take a look at our selection of funding opportunities for a wider range of graduate students as well as the full document detailing specifically targeted grants, scholarships and awards.
UC graduate students continue to impress! In today's issue, we feature: current doctoral students Gavin D Souza and Ainsley Lambert nominated to 2014-15 MAGS Distinguished Thesis Award competition; CAHS graduate students participate in a service learning trip to Mexico; English doctoral student Brian Brodeur wins chapbook prize; and MFA student Linda Ding wins award from Sculpture Magazine.
With the new year comes a new opportunity to save money with your health insurance. The University of Cincinnati offers excellent student health insurance, but that does not mean it is the right option for every student. As graduate students and postdocs, it’s important to understand both the regulations concerning healthcare in the United States and what your options are.
Conflict arises in every type of environment, and graduate school is no exception. When left unresolved, small conflicts can grow into contentious and explosive issues, which may disrupt your academic life. See what the Ombuds office can do to help you deal with conflicts before they grow too large to handle.
The Graduate Student Research Fellowships program provides summer stipend support of $3,000 to outstanding graduate students. Fellowships are competitive and awarded based on the scholarly merit of the proposed activities and on the qualifications of the student. The number of applications submitted through each graduate program is limited, and there is a requirement for a pre-review by the department/college of the applicant. Applications will only be accepted from the graduate programs. Students may not apply directly; interested students should talk to their program director. Applications are due Thursday, December 18, 2014 by 5 p.m. Click here for more information.