Archive for October, 2009


Minority Scholar in Cancer Research Awards (Travel Grant)

October 27, 2009

Minority Scholar in Cancer Research Awards

AACR Minority Scholar Awards in Cancer Research are offered to eligible minority scientists wishing to participate in Annual Meetings and Special Conferences of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR). These awards are intended to enhance the education and training of minority researchers and to increase the visibility and recognition of minorities involved in cancer research.

• Candidates must be full-time graduate students, medical students, residents, clinical or postdoctoral fellows, or junior faculty members
• Only minority groups that have been defined by the National Cancer Institute as being traditionally underrepresented in cancer and biomedical research are eligible for this award: African Americans, Alaskan Natives, Hispanics, Native Americans and, Native Pacific Islanders
• Candidates must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States or Canada.

Financial Support:
Financial support will be provided to awardees wishing to attend AACR Annual Meetings and Special Conferences.

For more information, and to download an application, please visit:–workshops/travel-grants/minority-scholar-awards.aspx.


Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fund

October 23, 2009

Hello Funding Seekers!

The applications for the Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fund just came out.  Here is the basic information:

Due Date
UCSD internal deadline: Friday, January 8, 2010 (please turn in one original and four copies of your application to the Office of Graduate Studies by this date).

1. Must be proposing to study at one of the graduate schools that appear on the designated school list  (the list of designated schools can be found here:

2. Program of study must be from the field of humanities, social sciences, or natural sciences (including law, medicine, engineering, or other formal professional training).

3. Must have received a baccalaureate degree at the start of fellowship and have an outstanding undergraduate record.

4. Demonstrate a need for financial assistance and must be enrolled in an accredited college or university pursuing graduate studies in the United States.

5. Must be a U.S. Citizen

Make sure to read the conditions for the Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fund and download the application here.


DAAD webinars

October 23, 2009

Some upcoming DAAD webinars:

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DAAD Funding Opportunities for Graduate Students, Post-Docs and Faculty Covering funding for summer, semester, year-long and short-term study, research and internships in Germany. All academic disciplines are eligible.

Thursday, October 29
3:00-4:30 pm EST
Register at

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Study or Intern in Germany: Summer 2010 Presenting summer schools, internships and DAAD grants for North American juniors, seniors and graduate students who would like to spend summer 2010 in Germany.

Tuesday, November 3
2:00-3:30 pm EST

Register at

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Undergraduate Opportunities in Germany
Co-presented by DAAD and UAS7
Information on studying and interning in Germany as an undergraduate student.

Tuesday, November 10
2:30 – 4:00 pm EST

Register at

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Internship Opportunities in Germany

Co-presented by DAAD and CDS International Covering a wide range of internship opportunities in Germany, from a summer research internship in science or engineering to a nine month professional development program.

Monday, November 16
2:00-3:30 pm EST

Register at

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Funding Opportunities for Study and Research in Germany Overview of DAAD grants and funded internship programs for undergraduates, graduate students and faculty. Funding is available for summer, semester, year-long and short-term study, research and internships in Germany.

Tuesday, December 1
2:00-3:30 pm EST

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Fulbright-Hays DDRA application available

October 5, 2009

The Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (DDRA) applications are now available on the e-grants application site.

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