Attend a webinar for a global fellowship opportunity with Biodesign Europe, July 14

Posted by on Jul 7, 2020 in Events, Graduate Students, Opportunities | 0 comments

Biodesign Europe is looking for experienced graduate student and postdoctoral researchers via Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions Global Fellowships.

Learn more about this opportunity and attend a webinar promoting the MSCA Fellowship scheme to potential U.S. applicants. The event will be led by Geraldine Canny of the Irish Office for MSCA.

Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions Global Fellowships webinar
Tuesday, July 14, 2020
4:30–5:30 p.m. BST (8:30–9:30 a.m. MST)  
Register to attend

In order to secure funding, applicants will develop a proposal with senior academic research leaders in Dublin City University and Arizona State University DCU for the Wednesday, September 9, 2020, deadline.

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Attend the Virtual Student Federal Service information sessions, July 7 or July 21

Posted by on Jul 2, 2020 in Graduate Students, Incoming students, Internships, Opportunities | 0 comments

Virtual Student Federal ServiceInterested in an internship with NASA, the Smithsonian, or other federal agencies?  Please join us for an information session about the federal government’s eInternship program the Virtual Student Federal Service.

Virtual Student Federal Service Information Session
Tuesday, July 7, 2020
2 p.m. EST (11 a.m. MST)
Register with event number 199 839 8242 and password 202021

Virtual Student Federal Service Information Session
Tuesday, July 21, 2020

2 p.m. EST (11 a.m. MST)
Register with the event number 199 764 6615 and password 202021

The sessions are repeats. Live Closed Captioning will be provided.

U.S. citizen college students (rising freshmen through Ph.D. candidates) work on projects remotely for more than 50 agencies.  The time commitment is about 10 hours per week from September to May.  eInternships are flexible but unpaid.

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Graduate students: Apply for the Pandemic Impact Award for funding by June 14

Posted by on Jun 9, 2020 in Graduate Students, Resources |

The Graduate College has established a limited number of grants to assist graduate students with unanticipated research and academic costs associated with COVID-19 and pandemic response.ASU Graduate College logo.

The new Pandemic Impact Award is intended to assist students whose research or culminating projects have experienced unexpected financial impact due to COVID-19 closures. Graduate students can apply through Tuesday, June 14, 2020, at 11:59 p.m. for awards up to $750.

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Graduate students: Apply for summer 2020 funding for virtual and remote development by June 12

Posted by on Jun 9, 2020 in Graduate Students |

A person types on a laptop.While ASU travel restrictions remain in place, the Graduate College will allow students to apply directly for funds to cover registration costs for online/remote conferences and trainings which occur from Monday, June 1Friday, July 31, 2020. The initial deadline to apply is Sunday, June 12, 2020, and applications will be accepted on a rolling basis should funds remain. Please note, for now only applications for activities taking place in June and July will be accepted.  If this period is extended, the website will be updated.

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Sign up now for TEM 598: Hacking for Defense — starts July 1

Posted by on May 27, 2020 in Graduate Students, Opportunities |

TEM 598: Hacking for Defense in Summer 2020 session B operates as part of Hacking for Defense, a class now offered at a variety of universities that allows students to develop a deep understanding of the problems and needs of government partners in the Department of Defense (DoD) and the Intelligence Community (IC).

In this section, you will work on real national security issues, with real national security leaders. You will use the Lean Startup methodology to build efficient and successful startups and develop skills to solve problems in any organization.

Graduate students from all disciplines are encouraged to apply — this course is strongest when students from a variety of disciplines, backgrounds and experiences join together to think through and solve some of today’s most pressing national security challenges.


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Support Arizona’s Native American reservations in the First People’s COVID-19 Resource Drive, May 7

Posted by on May 6, 2020 in Events, Graduate Students, Students |

First People's COVID-19 Resource Drive

Download the flyer for more information.

ASU’s Construction in Indian Country in the Del E. Webb School of Construction is supporting a First People’s Resource Drive on Thursday, May 7, 2020, to collect urgently needed goods and resources for residents on Arizona’s tribal lands affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

When donating supplies, please remain in your car and wait in the donation line. Volunteers will unload your donations.

Find the most up-to-date information on locations at the Resource Drive’s website.

First People’s COVID-19 Resource Drive
Thursday, May 7, 2020
7 a.m.–11 a.m.
Donations can be dropped off at four locations:

Metrocenter Mall
9617 N. Metro Parkway, Phoenix (near Sears) [map]

Arizona State University Lot 59
200 South Packard Drive., Tempe 85287 (Stadium Parking) [map]

Dose Moving
2550 E Mohawk Lane, Suite 190, Phoenix [map]

Native American Fatherhood & Families Association
460 N Mesa Dr, Suite 115, Mesa [map]

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Grads: Get your 2020 virtual graduation toolkit!

Posted by on May 4, 2020 in Graduate Students, Spirit and Traditions, Students |

ASU virtual graduation toolkitLooking for a way to celebrate your virtual graduation? Here are some ASU-branded virtual backgrounds, social media filters, cover photos and profile images you can use to showcase your achievements. Be sure to share using #ASUgrad and #ASUEngineering!

2020 virtual graduation toolkit

Fulton Schools-specific social graphics and celebration yard signs will be available on Friday, May 8, 2020, at!

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Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) program — application deadline extended to May 20

Posted by on May 4, 2020 in Graduate Students |

Office of Science is pleased to announce that the Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) program is now accepting applications for the 2020 Solicitation 1.

Update: the application deadline has been extended to Wednesday, May 20, 2020.

Four new transdisciplinary research areas for encouraging graduate training activities at the convergence of multiple disciplines and communities, including Microelectronics, Data Science, Fundamental Symmetries, and Accelerator Science. We strongly encourage applications in these areas.

See detailed information about the program, including eligibility requirements and access to the online application system.

The SCGSR program supports supplemental awards to outstanding U.S. graduate students to conduct part of their graduate thesis research at a DOE national laboratory/facility in collaboration with a DOE laboratory scientist for a period of 3 to 12 consecutive months—with the goal of preparing graduate students for scientific and technical careers critically important to the DOE Office of Science mission.

The SCGSR program is open to current Ph.D. students in qualified graduate programs at accredited U.S. academic institutions, who are conducting their graduate thesis research in targeted areas of importance to the DOE Office of Science. The research opportunity is expected to advance the graduate students’ overall doctoral thesis/dissertation while providing access to the expertise, resources, and capabilities available at the host DOE laboratories/facilities. The supplemental award provides for additional, incremental costs for living and travel expenses directly associated with conducting the SCGSR research project at the DOE host laboratory/facility during the award period.

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