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Events Calendar

  • Fellowships for STEM Graduate Students Information Session

    Thursday, July 2, 2020

    12:00 PM-1:00 PM

    Online via Zoom. Register to receive the meeting link before the event.

    • Graduate Students
    • Senior Class

    In this session we will cover the basics of the types of fellowships available for graduate students in STEM fields, how to search for the right funding match, and tips for developing a strong application. We will also share program details and selection criteria for some of the most widely applicable fellowships for STEM graduate students, including the National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP), the National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship, and the Hertz Fellowship. Recent NDSEG Fellow Kyle Juretus (PhD Computer and Electrical Engineering) will join us to share their experience with the application and how the award has impacted their graduate experience.

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  • Virtual Nerd Night

    Wednesday, July 8, 2020

    5:00 PM-7:00 PM

    RSVP for Zoom Link https://drexel.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMufumprD0qGdTPglGrKhgTlnud6MATXfqC

    • Everyone

    Nerd Night is a chance for students to present about their research or topic of interest in an informal environment. Along with student presentations, we will have trivia. https://drexel.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMufumprD0qGdTPglGrKhgTlnud6MATXfqC

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  • Getting Great Recommendation Letters

    Thursday, July 9, 2020

    12:00 PM-1:00 PM

    Online via Zoom. Register to receive the meeting link before the event.

    • Undergraduate Students

    This undergraduate workshop will help you plan ahead, learn how to develop strong relationships, give you tips on asking for letters, and teach you how to prepare your recommenders to write you great letters. Sample letters will be reviewed, and participants will receive resources to help them make their ask when it comes time to find recommenders.

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  • Developing a Research Plan Statement for the NSF GRFP (Workshop 2 of 4)

    Thursday, July 30, 2020

    5:30 PM-7:00 PM

    Online via Zoom. Register to receive the meeting link before the event.

    • Undergraduate Students
    • Graduate Students
    • Senior Class

    The National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) provides selected fellows with three years of funding, including a living stipend and tuition funds, to support the research phase of their doctoral degree. The current application cycle is open to US citizens planning to begin a research-focused graduate program in Fall 2021, or who will be in the 1st or 2nd year of a PhD in STEM or the Social Sciences in Fall 2020.

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  • Minority Fellows Panel Discussion

    Wednesday, August 5, 2020

    5:30 PM-6:30 PM

    Online via Zoom. Register to receive the meeting link before the event.

    • Everyone
    This panel discussion will feature minority students and alumni who have experience completing a fellowship. During this event we will discuss their experiences and learn about the process of applying and completing a fellowship. Ask questions and gain some insight on fellowships!
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  • Developing a Personal Statement for the NSF GRFP (NSF GRFP Workshop 3 of 4)

    Thursday, August 13, 2020

    5:30 PM-7:00 PM

    Online via Zoom. Register to receive the meeting link before the event.

    • Undergraduate Students
    • Graduate Students
    • Senior Class

    The National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) provides selected fellows with three years of funding, including a living stipend and tuition funds, to support the research phase of their doctoral degree. The current application cyle is open to US citizens planning to begin a research-focused graduate program in Fall 2021, or who will be in the 1st or 2nd year of a PhD in STEM or the Social Sciences in Fall 2020.

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  • Personal Statements Undergraduate Workshop: Writing About Yourself

    Wednesday, August 19, 2020

    12:00 PM-1:00 PM

    Online via Zoom. Register to receive the meeting link before the event.

    • Undergraduate Students

    A workshop for undergraduates on writing personal statements for scholarships, fellowships, graduate school applications, and more. Participants will receive tips and best practices for writing a personal statement, learn what information to gather when preparing to write, and how to navigate some of the challenges of telling your story and writing about yourself.

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  • Gilman Scholarship Information Session

    Friday, August 21, 2020

    12:00 PM-1:00 PM

    Online via Zoom. Register to receive the meeting link before the event.

    • Undergraduate Students

    Come learn about scholarships for undergraduate study abroad or international co-op!

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  • Broader Impacts and Peer Review for the NSF GRFP (NSF GRFP Workshop 4 of 4)

    Wednesday, August 26, 2020

    5:00 PM-7:00 PM

    Online via Zoom. Register to receive the meeting link before the event.

    • Undergraduate Students
    • Graduate Students
    • Senior Class

    The National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) provides selected fellows with three years of funding, including a living stipend and tuition funds, to support the research phase of their doctoral degree. The current application cyle is open to US citizens planning to begin a research-focused graduate program in Fall 2021, or who will be in the 1st or 2nd year of a PhD in STEM or the Social Sciences in Fall 2020.

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