The Computational Neuroscience Training Program is now accepting applications! This is a NIH-funded training program that helps connect students with the theoretical neuroscience research community and provides a research stipend. The program guarantees two quarters of funding, with the potential for additional quarters and funding for conference travel. Funded research can be undertaken in any UW lab, but needs to be related to computational neuroscience. The program can help connect students with neuroscience labs.
Applications are due Oct 22. More information and the application form are available here.
Are you looking for funding? The application for the Washington Research Foundation Fellowship (WRF) and the Levinson Emerging Scholars Award is now open. The awards seek applicants pursuing creative and advanced research in science and engineering. The deadline is August 29.
For more information about the awards, please click here.
Applications for the Library Research Award are due next Monday, May 6! All UW undergraduates who have done research using library resources are encouraged to apply.
For more information and to apply, please visit: http://www.lib.washington.edu/researchaward
What? The UW Library Research Award for Undergraduates recognizes outstanding research projects in all formats created by undergraduate students. Any current UW student is eligible to apply to the three categories: Lower-division (90 college level credits, or less); Upper-Division Non-Thesis; Upper-Division Thesis.
Why? Winners receive $1,000 and University-wide recognition for their outstanding accomplishment. Additional awards of $250 are available for projects aligned with the theme of population health.
When? Deadline to submit is Monday, May 6, 2019, by 11:59pm PDT.
Where and How? Submission criteria and guidelines are available online.
Are you presenting your research at a conference? Apply for a Conference Travel Award and receive funding to support your conference expenses! In addition, funds are also provided as a partnership with the UW Population Health Initiative to offer funding for undergraduate research presentations relevant to population health. If you are presenting your undergraduate research that influences health worldwide at a professional conference or event, make sure to mention that in your application and you will be considered for Population Health recognition!
More information can be found at: http://www.washington.edu/undergradresearch/students/funding/urcta/application-info/
Created by students for students, the Husky Seed Fund brings innovative ideas to life by awarding funds for projects that that will enhance students’ extracurricular experience. Last year’s round of funding resulted in Husky ADAPT and UW OpenSidewalks. Applications will be accepted through March 12, 2018. More information about the award can be found here.
The Amazon Catalyst program helps UW researchers launch their next big idea. The program is open to all current students, faculty, and staff at the Seattle, Bothell, and Tacoma campuses, and proposals are selected in any field, including the humanities, engineering, the sciences, and the arts. Phase 1 winners ($25K award limit) will join a community of innovators—Amazon Catalyst Fellows—who share a passion for building solutions to real-world problems. Funded projects may be eligible for a further award of up to $75K. Applications will be accepted until December 16, 2017. More information about the program can be found here.
The Amazon Catalyst program was formed as a collaboration between Amazon and UW CoMotion to help fund big ideas. The program is open to current UW students, faculty, and staff across all three UW campuses and all disciplines. Winners receive mentorship, community, and funding from anywhere between $10,000 to $100,000. Applications for spring quarter will be accepted through June 9, 2017. More information about Amazon Catalyst can be found here.
The CoMotion Mary Gates Innovation Scholars program provides opportunities for selected students to gain full-time experience developing ideas by spending the summer working as an intern with faculty-led initiatives. Innovation Scholars will contribute to the work of emerging companies and licensing opportunities, extending their learning from the classroom into the realm of innovation and entrepreneurship. Interns may work on further development or testing of core concepts or engage in the development of other aspects of the projects such as data analysis, marketing, customer surveys, etc. Each position has unique prerequisites and eligibility requirements, and applicants must indicate which position(s) interest them. Applications will be accepted until April 10, 2017. More information about the program can be found here.