THIS DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO AUGUST 30TH Here is our annual travel scholarship application for the AISES national conference, please send to anyone that might be interested within AISES region 6. Due to the change in date of the conference we have had to make a couple key changes. This year we will be providing a flat scholarship of $900. In addition, for those applicants that are high school aged, they will need to already have a chaperon that is able to travel with them. Sorry, if this change is causing any inconvenience this year. Looking forward to seeing all of the great applications.Read More →

College enrollment for Hispanic and Latino students is on the rise. The US Census Bureau predicts that 25% of college students will identify as Hispanic or Latino by 2020. Despite impressive enrollment figures, these students may still face a unique set of challenges in their pursuit of a degree including immigration status, being the first in their family to go to college, and perhaps most significantly, financial obstacles. To address the very real issue of affordability, our college planning team at created a holistic financial aid guide specifically for Hispanic and Latino students. We provide context for how students can best take advantage of available resources while offering a comprehensive listingRead More →

College Horizons Deadline is February 3, 2016 Apply Today!   College Horizons is a pre-college program for Native American high school students.  Each summer students work with college counselors and college admissions officers in a five-day “crash course.”  The individualized program helps students select colleges suitable for them to apply to, get admitted to, and receive adequate financial aid. Students research their top 10 schools; complete college essays, resumes, the Common Application, and the preliminary FAFSA; receive interviewing skills and test-taking strategies (on the ACT and SAT) and financial aid/scholarship information.     The total program cost is $450.  The total cost includes tuition,Read More →

The AISES 2016 Region 6 Regional Conference will be held from February 19th-21st. The conference will be hosted by the McGill University AISES Chapter at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec. Registration for the conference is now available on the conference website under the registration page. For any questions regarding the conference, please contact Our conference’s theme is uniting traditional and Western science. We aim to create a discussion to help attendees feel connected, facilitate change, and empower students and professionals to incorporate both traditional and Western science into their work and research. Our conference will include Keynote Speakers, Workshop and Panel Discussions, and chances to exploreRead More →

BisonSat is the first CubeSat to be built by students at a (Native American) Tribal College; it was designed (and built) at Salish Kootenai College, which is located on the Flathead Indian Reservation in Montana. The 2.2-lb. BisonSat will conduct a variety of Earth observations from orbit, but its main mission is educational. More →

Deadline: December 8, 2015 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announces the posting of the Request for Applications, P3-People, Prosperity and the Planet Award Program, with the goal to research, develop and design solutions to real world challenges involving the overall sustainability of human society. This college student design competition highlights the use of scientific principles in creating innovative projects focused on sustainability. The P3 Award program was developed to foster progress toward the three pillars of sustainability by achieving the mutual goals of improved quality of life, economic prosperity and protection of the planet – people, prosperity, and the planet. The EPA offers theRead More →

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Fellows program is the nation’s most prestigious learning experience at the nexus of health science, policy, and politics. The 2016-2017 Call for Applications is now open. Deadline for receipt of applications via the RWJF online system is November 12, 2015, at 3:00pm ET. Conducted and administered by the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) since 1973, the non-partisan fellowship offers exclusive, hands-on policy experience with the most influential congressional and executive offices in the nation’s capital. Working hand-in-hand with the best and brightest in federal health policy, fellows gain an insider’s perspective of the political process, develop unmatched leadershipRead More →

The National Institutes of Health Oxford-Cambridge Scholars Program is an accelerated, individualized doctoral training program for outstanding science students committed to biomedical research careers. The program is based on the British system, in which students perform doctoral research without required formal courses other than those students choose to take in relationship to their own interests. Students selected for admission to the program have already developed a passion for science through engagement in summer, job related, or undergraduate research programs. Applications must be submitted electronically by 11:59 PM EST on December 1, 2015. More →

MS PHD’S-GEO REU! Deadline September 15, 2014! Hi Everyone, I am excited to announce that IBP has received an NSF award to establish the Minorities Striving and Pursuing Higher Degrees of Success in GEO REU (MS PHD’S-GEO REU<>) Professional Development Program! The MS PHD’S-GEO REU joins the MS PHD’S family as a unique program designed specifically for underrepresented minority (URM) undergraduates who have participated in a recent National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates (NSF REU) program in one of the following disciplines: Earth Sciences, Ocean Sciences, Polar Sciences, or Atmospheric and Geospace Sciences (Preference will be given to those applicants who completed their NSFRead More →

A.D. Cropper and Joseph Connolly of the Lake Erie Professional Chapter of AISES win the Professional of the Year Award and Technical Excellence Award. Find the announcement at the AISES national website: The Professional of the Year:  Andre Dominic Cropper, Kalinago Carib, Engineering Fellow, Raytheon Space & Airborne Systems Technical Excellence:  Joseph W. Connolly, Haudenosaunee of the Onondaga Nation-Wolf Clan from Six Nations Reserve of the Grand River, Controls Engineer, NASA Glenn Research Center More →