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  • 2017 Call for Abstracts - GMiS Research Posters Competition

    Join us in Pasadena, CA, from October 18 – 22, 2017, to showcase your cutting edge and emerging research ideas, methods, and techniques to leading engineers and scientists in a premier national forum that recognizes technical talent and achievement. You may walk away with more than just bragging rights. Your research accomplishments may earn you a monetary prize in addition to national recognition.

    *Monetary prizes are based on competition sponsorship

    Eligibility:

    • Graduate & undergraduate students from an accredited college/university in the U.S. or Puerto Rico

    • Must be from an underrepresented ethnic/racial group in STEM (i.e. Hispanic, African American, or Native American)

    • Pursuing full-time studies in a science, technology, engineering, math or health-related field of study

    Requirements:

    • Must register for the HENAAC Conference

    • Must submit an entry form and abstract to posters@greatmindsinstem.org

    • Mandatory attendance at the Student Leadership Reception on Saturday evening, October 21st where winners will be announced

    Abstract Deadlines

    SEPTEMBER 8, 2017 (To be considered for a travel grant. Travel grant support is available on a competitive basis. Early-Bird Registration available.)

    SEPTEMBER 22, 2017 (No travel grant consideration.  Regular registration available.)

    Please direct your questions to: posters@greatmindsinstem.org

  • SpeakUp! - Engineering Ambassadors' Speaking Competition

    Do you want a chance to express yourself? Do you encourage sustainability? Speech is powerful. Here is a chance for you to expand your communication skills and win fabulous prizes.

    The Speaking Competition is hosted by the University of Illinois Engineering Ambassadors, sponsored by Monsanto.

    An info session is happening Tonight (February 14th) at 5:30pm in 106B1 EH.

    Theme: Environment, Conservation, Sustainability
    All STEM (Science Technology Engineering or Mathematics) Majors welcome.
    Prizes of $200, $100, $50 will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners, respectively.
    Accepted contestants will be REQUIRED to attend a public speaking workshop on Sunday March 5th from 9am - 5pm.

    APPLICATION DEADLINE: Midnight, February 19th
    Apply here: https://goo.gl/forms/OoZVf22pp2eCTPfg1
    Your submission will be reviewed and results will be announced by February 24th

    Any questions can be directed to ambassadors@engr.illinois.edu

     

  • ASEE Conference: March 27-28, 2015

    Call for student posters. Abstract due date: Monday, March 9, 2015

  • Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) - Abroad

    Conduct research abroad with SURF. Deadline: 01/30/2015

  • Undergraduate Research - Spring '15 Conference Travel Grants

    Subsidize research presentation conference travel. Deadline: 12/11/14

  • SourceAmerica Design Challenge

    Win a trip to Washington, DC and compete for 1st place!

  • 2014-2015 Dads Association Scholarship

    Win one of six $2,000 scholarships! Deadline: November 7, 2014

  • Office of Undergraduate Research Conference Travel Grants

    Subsidize the presentation of your undergraduate research at professional conferences.

  • Verizon Powerful Answers Award Challenge

    Deadline for submission is June 30, 2013

    The Powerful Answers Award is a global challenge to inspire and reward innovative solutions that address society’s biggest challenges in education, healthcare, and sustainability utilizing Verizon’s unique combination of network, device and platform technologies.  A total of $10 million in cash prizes will be awarded.

    All information about the challenge, including rules and submission forms are available at: www.powerfulanswersaward.com.   

  • 2013 Competition for Travel Grants

    Deadline for submission is May 1, 2013!

    The Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) at the University of Illinois is pleased to announce its spring 2013 competition for travel grants to subsidize the presentation of undergraduate research at professional conferences.

    Please read more for further information.

  • Global Grand Challenges Short Video Competition

     

    *Application Deadline is February 3, 2013, EST*

     

    The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) is seeking entrants to create a short video (2 min.) highlighting the importance of engineering and how engineers can collaborate with other professionals.

     

    Please visit http://www.nae.edu/?id=65183 for rules and entry procedures.