STEM Solutions in Public Policy Award — 12/14/2018

UC Center Sacramento announces the inaugural 2019 Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Solutions in Public Policy Award Competition. The award will recognize one or more outstanding proposals for new California state legislation from the University of California’s graduate students in … Continued

Housing Available at Macarthur Commons

Macarthur Commons, located at 39th and Telegraph, is conveniently located across the street from Macarthur BART in the Temescal Neighborhood. There are many local businesses within walking distance, including Beauty’s Bagel, Bakesale Betty, Homeroom, and Pacific Ring Sports. The community … Continued

The Graduate Student Professionalization Workshop Grant — 3/4/2019

The Graduate Student Professionalization Workshop Grant is intended for faculty interested in addressing gaps in the training graduate students receive for career pathways outside the tenure track, and who want to propose innovative models for providing professional training not currently … Continued

Peter Lyman Fellowship in New Media — 2/1/2019

The Peter Lyman Graduate Fellowship established in the memory of an esteemed UC Berkeley faculty member, provides a summer stipend to a UC Berkeley Ph.D. candidate to support the writing of his or her Ph.D. dissertation on a topic related to … Continued

New Graduate Certificate in Food Systems

The Berkeley Food Institute, School of Public Health, and Goldman School of Public Policy at UC Berkeley have launched a new Graduate Certificate in Food Systems. The certificate responds to an escalating need to empower new leaders with the capacity … Continued

Berkeley – Austria Research Fellowships — 2/1/2019

The UC Berkeley Institute of European Studies and the Austrian Marshall Plan Foundation announced a competition for a Pre-Dissertation and Dissertation Research Grant for graduate students in the Social Sciences (including Anthropology, Economics, Political Science, Psychology, Law, History, Music, and Sociology) … Continued

Idaho National Laboratory (INL) Graduate Fellowship Program — 2/15/2019

Idaho National Laboratory (INL) announced that INL graduate fellowship program postings are now open. This year there are two INL Graduate Fellowship postings. The first is specific to National and Homeland Security research, the second is associated with other INL mission areas. The fellowship program … Continued

Carnegie Mellon Portugal Program (CMU Portugal) — 12/10/2018

Carnegie Mellon Portugal Program (CMU Portugal) is calling for applications for six doctoral scholarships to start in 2019–2020 focusing on cutting-edge areas of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT). Upon the Ph.D. program completion, graduates receive two degrees, one from CMU, and another degree from the … Continued

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Holiday Fun!

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

Graduate Assembly is Hiring!

The Graduate Assembly is hiring: Data Initiative Director Environmental Initiative Workshops Organizer* Environmental Initiative Exhibition Organizer* Environmental Intiative Design Specialist* *To apply to this position, email your resume and cover letter to nantichalutt@berkeley.edu.

CPRIT TRIUMPH Postdoctoral Fellowship — 12/31/2018

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is accepting applications for the CPRIT TRIUMPH Postdoctoral Fellowship in Translational Cancer Research. This three-year fellowship provides basic, translational, and clinical training and aims to further develop talented PhD or MD/PhDs into … Continued

Prizes Program at UC Berkeley Announces Competition

The Prizes Program at UC Berkeley is an important forum for rewarding creative expression and scholarly achievement by Berkeley’s finest students. Winners receive both recognition and a cash prize, which is coordinated with the winner’s financial aid package, if any. … Continued

Fabilli Hoffer Prize — 11/30/2018

The Fabilli Hoffer Essay Prize competition is now accepting entries. This year’s topic is: “The end of civil discourse?” The contest is open to staff, faculty, and students. Prize money totaling $6,000 is available this year. In a 1970 letter, Eric … Continued

Roselyn Lindheim Award — 1/31/2019

The School of Public Health is accepting applications for the 2019–2020 Roselyn Lindheim Award in Environmental Design and Public Health. Awards will consist of stipends up to $10,000 for one or two continuing graduate students. Recipient(s) must be registered during both … Continued

Frederick Douglass Teaching Scholars Fellowship — 2/1/2019

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

Join the International House Community! Housing Available

International House still has spaces available for Spring 2019. Vacancies are primarily in regular singles for both graduates, visiting scholars and researchers, and postdocs applicants. If you are currently looking for housing, consider joining the I-House community. Contact the I-House Admissions team … Continued

Cal Performances: Upcoming Events

Compagnie Käfig; Pixel November 16 & 17, 8 pm Zellerbach Hall Compagnie Käfig merges elements of Brazilian urban dance and capoeira with hip-hop, modern dance, and circus arts in its break-neck productions. Pixel was created by founder Mourad Merzouki in … Continued

Women in Tech: The Future of AI — 11/16/2018

November 16, 2018 11 am – 5 pm Banatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall UC Berkeley This year’s Women in Tech symposium will highlight the experiences of women technologists and policymakers who will shape the next generation of AI research and applications. … Continued

Berkeley Labor Studies Spring Courses

Introduction to Labor Studies: Race, Class, Gender and Economic Justice Public Policy 190-005: Special topics Course number: 18009 Tuesday & Thursday, 12:30 to 2 pm 155 Kroeber Hall This course provides a broad, interdisciplinary overview of the U.S. labor movement … Continued

University Health Services: SHIP Waiver

Application Period to Waive SHIP for Spring Semester without Fee December 1, 2018 – January 1, 2019 Application Period to Waive SHIP for Spring Semester with Fee January 2 – 15, 2019

Chateaubriand Fellowship for STEM — 1/8/2019

The Chateaubriand Fellowship in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics & 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

Global Urban Humanities Fellowships — 11/16/2018

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

Graduate Diversity Admissions Webinars

Thinking About Graduate School at UC Berkeley? Attend one of these webinars! These free webinars and workshop will provide: Why UC Berkeley is committed to diversity as an integral aspect of a world-class education Key factors for a competitive application Insights from … Continued

Designated Emphasis in Indigenous Language Revitalization — 11/2/2018

The Designated Emphasis (D.E.) in Indigenous Language Revitalization offers: An interdisciplinary community of scholars dedicated to Indigenous Language Revitalization projects worldwide A core course taught by professors in Education, Linguistics, Native American Studies, and related fields Support for practicum/fieldwork in … Continued

UC Berkeley Bose Challenge — 10/16/2018

Berkeley Fung Institute’s 2018 Bose Design Challenge focuses on sound-based augmented reality and is open to both undergraduate and graduate students from all majors. Join industry mentors from Bose in this 12-day challenge to design augmented reality experiences that improve … Continued

CAORC Multi-Country Research Fellowship Program — 1/24/2019

Multi-Country Fellowship Program The Council of American Overseas Research Centers Multi-Country Research Fellowship Program supports advanced regional or trans-regional research in the humanities, social sciences, or allied natural sciences for U.S. doctoral candidates and scholars who have already earned their … Continued

Lemelson-MIT Student Prize — 11/30/2018

The $500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize is awarded annually to outstanding mid-career inventors who have developed a patented product or process of significant value to society, which has been adopted for practical use (or has a high probability of being adopted). Eligibility … Continued

Boren Fellowships — 1/30/2019

Boren Fellowships, an initiative of the National Security Education Program, provide unique funding opportunities for U.S. graduate students to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests, and underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Central … Continued

NEH Senior Research Fellowship Program — 1/24/2019

National Endowment for the Humanities Senior Research Fellowship Program The CAORC National Endowment for the Humanities Senior Research Fellowship Program supports advanced research in the humanities for U.S. postdoctoral scholars and foreign national postdoctoral scholars who have been residents in … Continued

Designated Emphasis & Certificate in New Media — 11/1/2018

The Berkeley Center for New Media (BCNM) is now accepting applications for admission to the Designated Emphasis (D.E.) in New Media Ph.D. program, and the Graduate Certificate in New Media M.A. program. Applications for Fall 2019 admittance are due November 1, 2018. About … Continued

IBM Ph.D. Fellowship Award Program — 10/25/2018

About the program Strong collaboration with faculty, students and universities is vital to IBM. The IBM Ph.D. Fellowship Program advances this collaboration by recognizing and supporting exceptional Ph.D. students who want to make their mark in promising and disruptive technologies. … Continued

Mike Synar Graduate Research Fellowship — 1/30/2019

The Institute of Governmental Studies will award three 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 of American politics, … Continued

Nico Linesch Boundary Crossing Scholar’s Award — 1/2/2019

The Nico Linesch Boundary Crossing Scholar’s Award is for graduate students to continue Nico’s work and design interdisciplinary internships in government agencies or nonprofits whose budgets limit their capacity to offer compensation. Eligibility Be a current post baccalaureate student enrolled in a … Continued

Horowitz Foundation Dissertation Research Grants — 12/1/2018

The Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy was established in 1997 to support the advancement of research and understanding in the major fields of the social sciences, which include psychology, anthropology, sociology, economics, urban affairs, area studies, and political science. Grants … Continued

Postdoctoral Fellowships in Government and Policy Event — 9/25/18

Are you interested in careers in government and policy? Don’t miss Beyond Academia‘s “Public Sector Fellowships” event on Tuesday, September 25! The event includes a panel, workshops on applying for policy fellowships, and a networking reception. Hear from alums of the … Continued

Womxn’s Community Concert — 9/20/2018

Save the Date! Concert and Community Dinner Thursday, September 20, 2018 Multicultural Community Center (MCC) 220 Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union Come join Wonder Womxn Weekly as we celebrate the start to the school year with good vibes from our … Continued

Paul Crissey Research Grant — 11/1/2018

The California Professional Society on the Abuse of Children (CAPSAC) annually awards a grant of $750.00 for outstanding research by a graduate student (up to one-year post/pre MA/Ph.D. degree) in the field of child maltreatment. The recipient will also receive a … Continued

National Voter Registration Day — 9/25/2018

In 2018, our generation will be the largest and most diverse group of potential voters in the country, with our own values and ideas. We can choose to let other people make decisions that impact … Continued

Big Community Fee — Student Initiated Projects Fund

The Big C Student Initiated Projects Fund is a piece of the Big C Student Fee. The Big-C (Big Community) Fee Referendum expanded staffing (student and permanent), programs, and services, including funding for student-initiated projects, offered through the Centers for … Continued

Student Technology Fund (STF) — 10/8/2018

Funding cycles include semesterly Fast Track opportunities for project funding of $5,000 or less and an annual Large Scale cycle for projects seeking over $5,000. All applicants must secure a fiscal sponsor to administer awarded funds, such as a registered … Continued

Virginia Tech Future Faculty Development Program — 9/20/2018

The Virginia Tech Future Faculty Development Program is an exciting and rewarding two-day program for doctoral candidates and post-doctoral scholars traditionally underrepresented in their fields who are interested in entering academic careers. In collaboration with InclusiveVT, the 2018 Future Faculty program … Continued

Sign up for CalNet 2-Step Verification — 9/24/2018

Protect your CalNet with 2-Step verification!  2-Step verification helps ensure that you’re the only one who can access your account, even if bad guys steal your password. All you need is your phone to enroll. Need instructions? No phone? Get … Continued

The City and its People, Fall 2018 Colloquium

The Global Urban Humanities Initiative announced its The City and its People, Fall 2018 Colloquium on global and US cities, people, public art, urban history, urban literature and more. Students are welcome to attend whether you are looking to register in … Continued

Big Ideas Contest Launches! Pre-proposals Due — 11/14/2018

Big Ideas is an early-stage, student-led, innovation contest that connects students with the mentorship, training, and resources needed to successfully conceptualize, deploy, and scale their social ventures. Open to undergraduate and graduate students, the Contest awards up to $300,000 in prizes annually. Since … Continued

American Research Institute in Turkey (ARIT) — 11/1/2018

The American Research Institute in Turkey (ARIT) supports and administers programs of fellowships for scholarly research and for language study in Turkey. Programs for scholars and graduate students based in the U.S. and Canada include the ARIT, the ARIT National Endowment … Continued

Townsend Graduate Fellowships — 11/9/2018

Townsend Dissertation Fellowships Townsend Dissertation Fellowships are awarded to PhD students whose dissertation projects significantly involve humanistic material or problems that have a significant bearing on the humanities.  More information is available on the Townsend website. The deadline is Friday, November 9, 2018. … Continued

Graduate Housing Available — Apply Now!

Cal Housing announces available graduate student housing: Shattuck Studios is a small, newly constructed building on Shattuck Avenue at Derby Street opening very soon. It has studio units and is single occupancy. Panoramic San Francisco is a building on Mission Street in … Continued

Arts Research Center 2018–2019 Program

The Arts Research Center’s 2018–2019 program will have a special focus on the critical potential of arts from the Global South. The events organized around this question are the result of collaboration between the Arts Research Center’s Interim Director Natalia Brizuela, Anneka … Continued

Salsa Dancing for Graduate Students!

Interested in dancing Salsa or Bachata? Looking to connect with fellow graduate students? Check out our Facebook page, Salsa at Cal-Graduate Division, a new group for Cal Graduate students and alumni interested in learning Latin social dances. All levels are … Continued

Churchill Scholarship — 11/1/2018

The Churchill Scholarship funds 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 in order … Continued

AAUW’s International Fellowship Program — 11/15/2018

International Fellowships are awarded for full-time study or research in the United States to women who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Both graduate and postgraduate studies at accredited U.S. institutions are supported. Applicants must have earned the equivalent … Continued

UC President’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program — 11/1/2018

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 outstanding … Continued

David M. Howard Memorial Prize in American Politics — 9/1/2018

The David M. Howard Memorial Prize in American Politics recognizes an exceptionally deserving graduate student conducting research in the field of American political behavior or public policy. Recipients of the Howard Prize must demonstrate a passion for — and engagement … Continued

Rowland Fellowship — 8/17/2018

The Rowland Institute was originally founded by the late Edwin H. Land in 1980 as The Rowland Institute for Science, a privately endowed, nonprofit, basic research organization, conceived to advance science in a wide variety of fields. The Rowland Junior … Continued

Big Ideas is Hiring!

Innovation Ambassadors, UC System Are you a student interested in social impact, entrepreneurship, innovation, or public service? Big Ideas is recruiting highly motivated undergraduate or graduate students to serve as Innovation Ambassadors at each UC school! Benefits include stipends, training, and … Continued

EducationUSA Ukraine Intern — 7/31/2018

EducationUSA is recruiting virtual interns from the U.S. for supporting EducationUSA projects! The two interns will work with a cohort of about 70 Ukrainians seeking admission to bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral programs in the U.S. Interns will engage with students by … Continued

Littlest Bear 5K Run/Walk — 7/26/2018

This summer, Berkeley I School is taking exercise virtual with the “Littlest Bear” Virtual 5K Run/Walk for the I School community. Anyone can participate and when you register for the 5K you will … Continued

Cal Dining Meal Plans Make Eating on Campus Easy

Fall 2018 brings new meal plan options for graduate students.  Meal plans will look different this fall, thanks to Cal Dining efforts to give the campus community more flexible options for eating on campus. Graduate students living off campus, in … Continued

Cal Fresh Ambassador Positions Available Now!

Join the CalFresh team for the upcoming school year! CalFresh is looking for 6 ambassadors who will be PAID at $15/hour for 5 hours a week for the whole school year 6 interns that will be compensated with academic units, 1 (45 hrs) or … Continued

Atkinson Postdoctoral Fellowships in Sustainability — 8/20/2018

The Atkinson Postdoctoral Fellowships in Sustainability address pressing world needs. This two-year postdoctoral program is unique in that the postdocs link their research at Cornell University with external non-academic partners to advance the on-the-ground application of sustainable solutions. Up to … Continued

Write for the Berkeley Science Review

Would you like to work on your science writing skills without making a big commitment? We are looking for a few writers for a faculty profile, from the field, and labscopes. Faculty profiles are 1,000 word Q&A’s with UC Berkeley … Continued

American Institute of Indian Studies Fellowships — 7/1/2018

For more than 50 years, the American Institute of Indian Studies has provided funding to pre- and post-doctoral scholars and artists in pursuit of knowledge about India. The AIIS fellowship competition is not restricted to those from its member institutions. Non-U.S. … Continued