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Events

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

    Tuesday, July 5, 2022

    5:30 PM-7:00 PM

    Zoom: https://drexel.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIqd--oqTwqEtHddGehl09dwcjdKZvoaxX7

    • Undergraduate Students
    • Graduate Students
    This second of four GRFP application workshops will cover how to develop and refine an effective research plan statement, one of the most important parts of your application. Attendees who have already worked with a faculty mentor to define the basics of their project idea will be positioned to get the most out of this workshop. You do not need to have attended the previous workshop to benefit from this one! You can find preparatory materials for this workshop, as well as materials from the previous workshop, at https://drexel0.sharepoint.com/sites/Pennoni-UREP-Public/Fellowships/SitePages/NSF-GRFP-Workshops-and-Events.aspx
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  • UREP Drop-in Hours

    Wednesday, July 6, 2022

    3:00 PM-5:00 PM

    Bentley Hall, 2nd Floor

    • Undergraduate Students
    • Graduate Students

    Do you have questions about undergraduate research, fellowships, or enrichment programs? Drop-in hours are a chance to chat with staff and UREP ambassadors and get answers to your questions. Virtual drop-ins are available by request - email urep@drexel.edu to schedule.

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  • Nerd Night @ Drexel U

    Wednesday, July 20, 2022

    6:00 PM-8:00 PM

    Bentley Hall, 2nd Floor

    • Undergraduate Students

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  • Knight-Hennessy Scholarship for Graduate Study at Stanford Info Session

    Friday, July 22, 2022

    12:00 PM-1:00 PM

    Zoom: https://drexel.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEpce-srD4uHdPG3pb3qd6ebC1lq_h-WpFc

    • Undergraduate Students
    • Alumni
    This information session will provide an overview of resources available to Drexel students preparing applications to the Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program, including the process for securing a university endorsement for your application. The upcoming application cycle is for those seeking to begin graduate study at Stanford in Fall 2023, but students who would like to apply in future cycles are welcome to attend. Drexel alumni are welcome to attend and to utilize all application resources provided.
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  • Developing a Personal Statement for the NSF GRFP (NSF GRFP Workshop 3 of 4)

    Tuesday, July 26, 2022

    5:30 PM-7:00 PM

    Zoom: https://drexel.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUkd-igrjMiGdeH9Dn4YbrhwFlDIulMgNnl

    • Undergraduate Students
    • Graduate Students
    This third of four GRFP application workshops will guide you through essential dimensions of writing a strong personal statement, including how to select content, define a structure, and reflect meaningfully on your experiences. You do not need to have attended previous GRFP workshops to benefit from this one! You can find preparatory materials for this workshop, as well as materials from the previous workshops, at https://drexel0.sharepoint.com/sites/Pennoni-UREP-Public/Fellowships/SitePages/NSF-GRFP-Workshops-and-Events.aspx
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  • Undergraduate STEM Fellowships Info Session

    Tuesday, August 2, 2022

    5:00 PM-6:00 PM

    Bentley Hall Room 157

    • Undergraduate Students
    Many fellowships and scholarships provide opportunities for undergraduates interested in careers in scientific research and application. This session will provide an overview of several funded opportunities for undergraduates to pursue STEM research, graduate study, and leadership development, including the NOAA Hollings Scholarship, Udall Scholarship, Goldwater Scholarship, DoD SMART Program, and DAAD Research Internships in Science & Engineering. Learn more at drexel.edu/fellowships.
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  • Gilman Scholarship Info Session

    Monday, August 22, 2022

    12:00 PM-1:00 PM

    Zoom:  https://drexel.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZElf-mprzktHNIos3z_JDxnTaD_BhQitlsH

    • Undergraduate Students
    Are you interested in studying abroad? Are you a Federal Pell grant recipient? If you answered yes to both of those questions join us to learn about the Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship. This opportunity provides funding for students of diverse backgrounds to study abroad in a country of their choice. During this information session we will be reviewing eligibility criteria as well as the application components.
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  • Broader Impacts, Editing, and Peer Review for the NSF GRFP (Workshop 4 of 4)

    Tuesday, August 23, 2022

    5:00 PM-7:00 PM

    Zoom: https://drexel.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEqd-qopjsjGNaVHdF0PnW-E2RYY_3j7ig1

    • Undergraduate Students
    • Graduate Students
    This final workshop of our series on preparing a GRFP application will break down how to clearly communicate the broader impacts of your work, one of the most important selection criteria for GRFP. We will also cover some strategies for editing your drafts for clarity and concision. The second half of the workshop will provide peer review on attendees’ current draft applications. You do not need to have attended previous GRFP workshops to benefit from this one. You can find preparatory materials for this workshop, as well as materials from the previous workshops, at https://drexel0.sharepoint.com/sites/Pennoni-UREP-Public/Fellowships/SitePages/NSF-GRFP-Workshops-and-Events.aspx
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