|USC Women in Science and Engineering
Graduate Top-Off Fellowship
Applications due Monday, March 4
Graduate Top-Off Fellowship funds are available to facilitate the recruitment of outstanding doctoral students to USC. The funds provide four incoming Ph.D. students in WiSE-eligible departments in the USC Dornsife College and four incoming Ph.D. students in the Viterbi School of Engineering with a WiSE Fellowship to supplement their financial support packages. Each WiSE Fellowship will carry a stipend of $5,000 and may be renewed for a second year pending satisfactory progress verified by the faculty advisor. For more information, click here. JEP’s 2019 Dick Cone Award for Graduate Engaged Scholarship
Nominations due Friday, March 8
This annual award is presented to a graduate student (master or doctoral) who uses his/her advanced training and skills to address particular community-defined needs, e.g., through research, consultation, service, etc. For more information, please contact Dr. Samantha Bernstein-Sierra (email@example.com, 213-740-1858). Leadership Award for Students and Postdoctoral Students
Applications due Friday, March 15
The WiSE Leadership Award for Students and Postdoctoral Scholars was created to distinguish exceptional students and postdoctoral scholars at USC who are making a positive difference in their scholarly community. Members of the WiSE-community should send letters of nomination detailing the nominee’s outstanding contributions to the scholarly community to firstname.lastname@example.org. All undergraduate students, graduate students and postdoctoral scholars at USC are eligible to be nominated. For more information, click here. JEP 50% Teaching Assistantship for 2019-2020
Applications due Monday, March 18
For the 2019-20 academic year, JEP is seeking a PhD student with an interest in service-learning and community-engaged pedagogies to assist with curricula development and supporting our undergraduate peer educators. For more information, please contact Dr. Samantha Bernstein-Sierra (email@example.com, 213-740-1858). Merit Award for Excellence in Postdoctoral Research
Applications due Monday, March 18
The WiSE Merit Awards for Excellence in Postdoctoral Research are offered to current Postdoctoral researchers at USC who demonstrate exceptional work in their field. Candidates must be working under the mentorship of a faculty member in a WiSE-eligible department of the USC Dana and David Dornsife College or Letters, Arts, and Sciences or in the Viterbi School of Engineering. A maximum of four awards will be given each year. Candidates are nominated by the faculty and each department may nominate up to two candidates. Each WiSE Award will be for $3,000. For more information, click here.
CAMS Graduate Student Prize for Excellence in Research with a Substantial Math Component
Nominations due Monday, March 25
Any graduate student at USC who is expected to receive Ph.D. degree between May 2017 and August 2018 inclusive is eligible. If you nominated a student last year who is still eligible, the nomination will be considered again this year. Please direct nominations to the Director of CAMS and send material to Chaunte’ Williams at firstname.lastname@example.org
WiSE Mentorship Program
Applications due Friday, March 29
Are you a graduate student interested in being a mentor to first year WiSE graduate students? Apply to be a mentor in WiSE’s Mentorship Program! Through fun activities organized by WiSE, mentors will ease their mentee’s transition by providing her with valuable insight about graduate school and life at USC. For the application, click here.
Hanna Reisler Mentorship Award
Nominations due Sunday, March 31
The Hanna Reisler Mentorship Award recognizes individuals at USC who have advanced the careers of women in science and engineering through generous and committed professional mentorship. For more information, click here.