Chowdhury Fellowships for Bangladesh Studies — 3/15/2018

Two new graduate scholarships are available for Berkeley incoming and current graduate students. Each fellowship is in the amount of $7,500. The Subir Chowdhury Fellowship on Quality of Life in Bangladesh is for all graduate students whose training or research … Continued

CSU Chancellor’s Doctoral Incentive Program — 2/16/2018

The California State University (CSU) Chancellor’s Doctoral Incentive Program (CDIP) aims to increase the number of promising doctoral students applying for future CSU instructional faculty positions by offering financial assistance in the form of a loan and mentorship by CSU … Continued

Write for the Berkeley Science Review

Start the year by working on your science writing skills – without making a big commitment! Berkeley Science Review (BSR) is looking for a few writers for a toolbox and labscopes. Toolboxes are illustration-intensive articles that usually run on the … Continued

Allan Sharlin Memorial Fellowship — 3/19/2018

This award commemorates the scholarly achievements of the late Allan Sharlin, Professor of Sociology and an innovative scholar in the fields of demography and history at UC Berkeley. The award is made annually to students who show promise of advancing … Continued

American Councils’ Scholarships and Internships in Russia — 2/15/2018

The American Councils’ Business, Technology, and Innovation Scholarship announces the Business, Technology, and Innovation (BTI) Scholarship, which supports U.S. students participating in an American Councils internship program in Russia. Overseas Professional and Intercultural Training (OPIT) is a six-week summer internship and coursework … Continued

John L. Simpson Memorial Research Fellowship — 3/19/2018

The Institute of International Studies is accepting applications for the John L. Simpson Memorial Research Fellowship in International and Comparative Studies. All UC Berkeley graduate students in good standing who will formally advance to candidacy (will have satisfied all requirements … Continued

Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Fellowship — 2/15/2018

The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is now accepting applications for Fellowships in Geophysical Fluid Dynamics. Graduate students and researchers from a variety of fields who share a common interest in the nonlinear dynamics of geophysical fluids from the deep interior … Continued

Check Out Issue 33 of the Berkeley Science Review

The Berkeley Science Review is a graduate student-run magazine that aims to highlight the groundbreaking research occurring at UC Berkeley in a wide variety of scientific disciplines, from biology to physics to computer science. Founded in 2001 by a dedicated … Continued

Arthur Rosenfeld Award for Energy Efficiency — 3/18/18

UC Berkeley graduate students committed to advancing sustainability are eligible for the Art Rosenfeld Award for Energy Efficiency, recognizing the Berkeley professor who is a global champion of energy conservation and technologies to support it. Annual Rosenfeld Awards of initially $5,000 … Continued

Frederick Douglass Teaching Scholars Fellowship — 2/7/2018

The Frederick Douglass Institutes of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education offer teaching opportunities to graduate students who are pursuing careers as university faculty and who are entering the final year of terminal degree and/or doctoral programs. These Fellowships are … Continued

Post-MSW Fellowship in Clinical Social Work at UHS — 2/9/2018

University Health Services at UC Berkeley provides comprehensive clinical experience and professional development opportunities in the field of college mental health. The program aims to meet the needs of pre-licensed postgraduate clinical social workers who have a Master of Social … Continued

Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship Program — 1/31/2018

The Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship seeks to attract talented, committed individuals with backgrounds in the STEM fields — science, technology, engineering, and mathematics — into teaching in high-need secondary schools in Georgia and New Jersey. The Fellowship has also prepared over a thousand … Continued

Edward W. Said Fellowship — 2/1/2018

The Edward W. Said Fellowship supports promising scholars early in their careers to produce scholarship that speaks across disciplinary boundaries, promotes humanistic inquiry in the service of intercultural communication and understanding, and engages the public. Grants of up to $20,000 … Continued

Nuclear Nonproliferation Fellows Program — 2/1/2018

The Nuclear Nonproliferation International Safeguards (NNIS) Fellowship provides financial support for exceptional students pursuing technical doctoral research relevant to the field of international safeguards. Participating universities foster partnerships between science/engineering programs and programs focused on nuclear nonproliferation and safeguards policy. … Continued

Bloorview Research Institute Pursuit Award — 2/2/2018

Holland Bloorview’s research institute is proud to host the annual Pursuit Award competition – recognizing PhD students and recent alumni from across the globe for their outstanding contributions to and achievements in childhood disability research. Eligibility Current PhD student (less … Continued

Harvard University Environmental Fellows Program — 1/17/2018

The Harvard University Center for the Environment created the Environmental Fellows program to enable recent doctorate recipients to use and expand Harvard’s extraordinary resources to tackle complex environmental problems. The Environmental Fellows work for two years with Harvard faculty members … Continued

AIF Clinton Fellowship for Service in India — 1/15/2018

The William J. Clinton Fellowship for Service in India is an immersive, 10-month volunteer service program matching young professionals with development organizations. Fellows work on scalable and sustainable development projects in the fields of education, livelihoods, technology and innovation, and … Continued

Mike Synar Graduate Research Fellowship — 1/31/2018

The Institute of Governmental Studies will award up to five Synar Graduate Research Fellowships of up to $3,000 each. The Mike Synar Graduate Research Fellowship is awarded to distinguished UC Berkeley graduate students who are writing their dissertations on an aspect … Continued

Reinhard Bendix Memorial Fellowship — 3/19/2018

The Institute of International Studies is accepting applications for the Reinard Bendix Memorial Fellowship. This award commemorates the scholarly achievements of the late Reinhard Bendix, Professor of Sociology and Political Science at UC Berkeley. The fellowship is given annually to students … Continued

Three Fellowship Opportunities with Sea Grant — 1/19 – 1/26/2018

California Sea Grant offers fellowship opportunities in research, natural resource management, and marine policy that allow graduate students to explore their interests and broaden their experience. Former Fellows have advanced to careers in academia, nonprofit organizations, and state and federal government … Continued

Mark Morris’ “The Hard Nut” Returns to Zellerbach Hall!

What holiday season would be complete without go-go boots, dancing G.I. Joes, gender-bending snowflakes, and a spirited, slightly out-of-control family Christmas party? Mark Morris’ The Hard Nut, “as gleefully irreverent as it is visually poetic and musically sensitive” (Dance Magazine), returns … Continued

Postdoc Opportunity at UCSF Center for Health and Community

Evidence for Action (E4A), a program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, awards grants to support innovative, rigorous research on how systems, programs, and policies influence population health and health inequalities. The E4A National Program Office reviews research proposals and … Continued

Grants for Disability-Related Research — 3/1/2018

The Social Security Administration (SSA) is granting graduate students $10,000 stipends to research work, rehabilitation and disability issues through the Analyzing Relationships between Disability, Rehabilitation and Work (ARDRAW) Small Grant Program. The objective of ARDRAW is to foster new analysis … Continued

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Celebrating ARCS Scholars

Thirteen doctoral students who are honored ARCS recipients were feted at the Ritz Carlton by the Foundation.

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How to Conquer the Job Talk — 12/1/2017 

After months of anxious silence, the voice on the other end of the phone says, “We’d like to invite you for an on-campus interview…and of course we’re all looking forward to your Job Talk.” Your stomach clenches…

Competition: CTSP and Facebook’s Data for Good — 1/28/2018

The Center for Technology, Society & Policy (CTSP) seeks proposals for a Data for Good Competition. The competition will be hosted and promoted by CTSP in coordination with the UC Berkeley School of Information IMSA, and made possible through funds provided … Continued

Chateaubriand Fellowship for STEM — 1/16/2018

The Chateaubriand Fellowship in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics & Biology-Health for doctoral students aims to initiate or reinforce collaborations, partnerships or joint projects between French and American research teams. This fellowship supports Ph.D. students registered at an American university who wish … Continued

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2017 Holiday Fun!

Wherever you plan to celebrate your holidays, remember to schedule some time with family and friends to enjoy the season, locally.

Abstracts Invited for Graduate Research Symposium — 12/8/2017

The William & Mary’s Graduate Research Symposium Committee is seeking abstract submissions from currently enrolled graduate students in the following discipline(s): American Studies, Anthropology, Applied Science, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, History, Physics, Psychology, and Public Policy.  This broadly themed conference … Continued

Science-Corp Work Abroad Fellowship — 1/31/2018

Finished, or finishing, your PhD in a STEM field? Interested in taking a six month break from the research/academic track to work abroad and share your expertise where it is needed? Science-Corps has launched a new fellowship that provides STEM … Continued

Data Sciences for the 21st Century (DS421) — 2/1/2018

Data Sciences for the 21st Century (DS421) is a two-year interdisciplinary graduate training program whose mission is to train a new generation of scientists to tackle grand challenges at the intersection of natural, social and data sciences by translating data into … Continued

Research IT is Hiring Research Computing Domain Consultants

Berkeley Research Computing is expanding our successful Domain Consultant program by hiring five more UC Berkeley graduate students. The Domain Consultant position is a 20% to 25% (8 to 10 hours/week) appointment, paid hourly ($20–$30/hr based on experience; no tuition/fee … Continued

Roselyn Lindheim Award — 2/26/2018

The School of Public Health is accepting applications for the 2018–2019 Roselyn Lindheim Award. This award honors the life and work of Roselyn Lindheim (1921–1987), Professor of Architecture at the University of California, Berkeley. A generous endowment from her husband, the … Continued

World Wood Day Foundation (WWDF) Research Grant — 2/12/2018

The World Wood Day Foundation (WWDF) is now accepting applications for research grants. Scholars and graduate students with a focus on “wood and culture” in ongoing projects as well as new initiatives are encouraged to apply. The proposals will be evaluated … Continued

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Switzer Environmental Fellowships — 1/8/2018

The Switzer Environmental Fellowship Program offers one-year Fellowships to highly talented graduate students in New England and California who demonstrate outstanding leadership potential, and who are committed to a career in environmental improvement. The Switzer Fellowship provides: a one-year $15,000 cash … Continued

Big Ideas Contest Pre-proposals Due — 11/15/2017

Now twelve years old, Big Ideas’ unique approach supports a diverse portfolio of innovators and social ventures at UC Berkeley (over 5000 graduate and undergraduate students & 1400 social ventures to date!) It is multidisciplinary — attracting engineers, social science majors, … Continued

Regeneron Postdoctoral Program — 12/1/2017

The Regeneron Postdoctoral Training Program is a four-year postdoctoral training in which scientists can pursue their first or second postdoctoral training in biotechnology and biomedical sciences. Participants will conduct research under the guidance of a mentor and will assist with mentoring junior trainees. … Continued

GenEq Events for Graduate Students

Let’s Talk: A Wonder Women Weekly Graduate Event UC Berkeley graduate student women are invited to dinner and a conversation focused on issues surrounding sexual assault and harassment, dating and domestic violence, stalking, the recent withdrawal of the “Dear Colleague Letter,” … Continued

Support Berkeley Crowdfunding Projects and Apply for Spring!

Berkeley Crowdfunding just launched its biggest line-up of projects for this fall. Discover and support your favorite campaigns, which include: Berkeley Hyperloop – fund the next stages of Berkeley’s Hyperloop team to compete in designing a new system of high-speed travel; … Continued

Fall Career Connections Series

Featuring casual networking events where alumni share their path from Cal to career with interested students, and offer advice to those who hope to follow in their footsteps.

The Churchill Scholarship — 11/7/2017

The Churchill Scholarship provides funding to American students for a year of Master’s study in science, mathematics, and engineering at the University of Cambridge, based at Churchill College. The Scholarship was set up at the request of Sir Winston Churchill … Continued

John Harvard Distinguished Science Fellow in Imaging — 10/20/2017

Harvard University is seeking applicants for a position as a John Harvard Distinguished Science Fellow (JHDSF). The position is for life and physical scientists with an interest in imaging to develop innovative imaging technologies, lead biological investigations using advanced imaging … Continued

Travis Bogard Artist in Residence Fellowship — 11/15/2017

With the establishment of the Travis Bogard Artist in Residence Program (AIR) in 2015, the Eugene O’Neill Foundation Board of Directors, through its Advisory Board, has realized a long-held goal. The AIR three-year pilot program at Tao House is designed … Continued

East Asia Fellowship Program — 12/31/2017

The ARIAH East Asia Fellowship Program Each fellowship brings a scholar to one ARIAH institute (the “host institute”) for a two-month residence. During a subsequent one to two months, scholars can visit and conduct research at other ARIAH institutions and nonmember … Continued

UC President’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program — 11/1/2017

The University of California President’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program was established in 1984 to encourage outstanding women and minority Ph.D. recipients to pursue academic careers at the University of California. The current program offers postdoctoral research fellowships and faculty mentoring to … Continued

Boren Fellowships — 1/30/2018

Boren Fellows represent a vital pool of highly motivated individuals who wish to work in the federal national security arena. In exchange for funding, Boren Fellows commit to working in the federal government for at least one year after graduation. Award Amounts … Continued

Townsend Graduate Fellowships — 11/17/2017

The Global Urban Humanities-Townsend Fellowship program for faculty and graduate students at UC Berkeley supports research on contemporary and historical cities that engages approaches from the arts and humanities and the humanistic social sciences and from the disciplines of architecture, … Continued

Student Technology Fund (STF) — 10/10/2017

The Student Technology Fund (STF) proposal submission process is now open for fast-track projects with a cap of $5000 per project. The deadline to submit project proposals is October 10, 2017. ELIGIBILITY Any student, faculty member, or staff member of the … Continued

UC Berkeley/University Partnership Campus Benefits Program

The University Partnership Program (UPP) Campus Benefits Program allows UC Berkeley students to receive access to special perks and preferred pricing on services and merchandise for organizational and personal use through our campus-wide partners — Under Armour, Bank of the … Continued

Visiting Scholar Talk: Steffen Moestrup — 9/18/2017

Steffen Moestrup’s research critically investigates what we might term persona-driven journalism. He analyzes how journalistic personas are created and used across different types of media and how the interaction between old media and new … Continued

AAUW’s International Fellowship Program — 12/1/2017

The American Association of University Women’s International Fellowship program provides support for women pursuing full-time graduate or postdoctoral study in the United States who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents. AAUW’s International Fellowship program has been in existence since 1917. The … Continued

Cal Performances Student Flex Pass — Buy Yours Now!

The best fit for your schedule and your budget. Enjoy world-class live performances as part of your UC Berkeley student experience. See artists such as the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, The Joffrey Ballet, and the Peking Acrobats for … Continued

CAORC Multi-Country Fellowship Program — 1/31/2018

Multi-Country Fellowship Program The CAORC Multi-Country Research Fellowship Program supports advanced regional or transregional research in the humanities, social sciences, or allied natural sciences for US doctoral candidates and scholars who have already earned their PhD. Preference will be given … Continued

NEH Senior Research Fellowship Program — 1/31/2018

Awards of up to $10,500 each will be given to scholars who wish to carry out research on broad questions of multi-country significance in the fields of humanities, social sciences, and related natural sciences. Scholars must carry out research in two or more countries outside the United States, at least one of which hosts a participating American overseas research center.

Soref Fellowship — Applications accepted now

The Washington Institute’s Soref fellowship is for those with an advanced degree who are considering whether to pursue a career in government or journalism. The fellowship is a one-year research position, designed primarily for those who have recently earned a … Continued

Thriving in Science Peer Support Groups — 9/22/2017

Thriving in Science is a UC Berkeley graduate student- and postdoc-led professional development program with the mission of supporting scientists-in-training as they encounter many of the difficulties and challenges that they will face throughout their career in scientific research. From failed experiments … Continued

Lawrence Fellowship for PostDocs — 10/1/2017

The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory is currently accepting applications for its prestigious Lawrence Fellowship. The fellowship was established to provide extraordinary postdocs with an opportunity to pursue independent, ground-breaking research in a National Lab setting. The Laboratory is committed to … Continued

CA Sea Grant State Fellowship — 9/1/17

The California Sea Grant College Program is soliciting applications for the 2018 California State Fellows Program. The State Fellows Program provides a unique educational opportunity for graduate students who are interested both in marine resources and in the policy decisions … Continued

Immunization Clinics for Incoming Students — August 2017

To help incoming students satisfy the immunization requirement, University Health Services is offering immunization clinics in August The Saturday clinics have many openings. See the UHS website for dates. The clinics are by appointment only. You may schedule online via eTang. If you … Continued

Caltopia — 8/20 – 8/21/2017

Caltopia – the largest college lifestyle event in the nation – will be held on the UC Berkeley campus next week. Celebrating its 15th anniversary, the two-day interactive festival will introduce 30,000+ Cal students to more than diverse brands aligned … Continued

Cal Night with the Oakland Athletics — 9/5/2017

Tuesday, September 5 – Oakland Athletics vs. Los Angeles Angels | 7:05 pm Join the Oakland Athletics for Cal Night on Tuesday, September 5, when Cal alumni Bob Melvin and Marcus Semien take on the LA Angels. All attendees who … Continued

17th Annual GAIN Conference — 8/26/2017

More than 80 German universities, research institutions, and funding agencies will present their programs and job offers at the 17th Annual GAIN Conference in San Francisco, the largest German science and research career fair outside of Europe. The Westin St. … Continued

Berkeley Moves! Find Your RideAmigo and Save

Finding your way to campus just got a lot easier. Log on to BerkeleyMoves!, the one-stop trip planning platform where you can use your dashboard, visit the event page, and see if there are any trips leaving from your hometown or … Continued