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

Join the International House Community! Housing Available

International House will be launching their application for Spring 2019 on Friday, October 19, 2018. There will be about 100 spaces available in a variety of room types for both graduate and undergraduate applicants, visiting scholars, postdocs, and researchers. Applications for … 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

2018 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

Cal Performances: Upcoming Events

Sasha Waltz & Guests Körper October 20, 8pm & October 21, 3 pm Zellerbach Hall In her signature work, Körper (Bodies), Berlin choreographer Sasha Waltz explores the visceral tangle of humanity from the perspectives of history, science, and architecture. Waltz premiered … 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

Check Out the Graduate Assembly’s End of Year Report

The Graduate Assembly has released its 2017–2018 End of Year Report. The GA hopes it will inspire you to partner with them in continuing support of graduate and professional students’ personal, academic, and professional success both at Berkeley and beyond. Visit the … 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

Oman Research Fellowship — 9/16/2018

In 2010, Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center (SQCC) established its Research Fellowship Program, which aims to promote and cultivate scholarly research about Oman across several academic disciplines. The fellowship is open to Ph.D. candidates and university academics who are U.S. citizens or … Continued

Fulbright U.S. Student Program — 8/31/2018

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program provides grants for individually designed study/research projects or for English Teaching Assistant Programs. A candidate will submit a Statement of Grant Purpose defining activities to take place during one academic year in a participating country outside the U.S. … Continued

Self Defense for Self Determination — 6/25/2018

Monday, June 25, 2018 4 –  6 p.m. Multicultural Community Center, Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union 2495 Bancroft Way, Suite #220 UC Berkeley Please sign-up to hold a spot. Space is limited! Self Defense for Self Determination: Intro to self … Continued

Don’t Miss the Redwood Grove Summer Concert Series

The University of California Botanical Garden at Berkeley announced its annual Redwood Grove Summer Concert Series. This year, as part of the Stand for the Redwoods celebration of 100 years of redwood forest protection, the Save the Redwoods League is partnering in the presentation of the summer concert … Continued

Summer Classes are Starting at the Berkeley Art Studio!

All Summer Long Take a class in pottery, drawing, painting or photography. Short & Sweet Try out these four-week classes: Graphic Design: InDesign Focus, Thursdays NEW! Graphic Design: Illustrator Focus, Thursdays Screen Printing, Wednesdays & Thursdays Linoleum Block Printing, Thursdays Summer Workshops: Ceramic Jewelry Workshop, July … Continued

UHS Wellness News: Two Important Reminders

The Deadline to Waive Berkeley SHIP is Sunday, July 15, 2018 As a non-academic condition of enrollment, you must have medical insurance that meets the University’s criteria. You are enrolled in SHIP automatically to meet this requirement. If you would … Continued

Graduate Student Facilitator for the Chan Fellows Program

The Chan Fellows Graduate Student Facilitator coordinates aspects of the Lingnan W.T. Chan Fellows Program with the Public Service Center and the office of Asian Pacific American Student Development (APASD) at UC Berkeley. Through this position, the Graduate Student Facilitator … Continued

Berkeley Labor Studies Courses for Students this Fall

Field Studies in Labor and Community Organizing Public Policy 290-025: Field Studies Course number: 15477 Schedule: Monday, 3 – 4:30 pm This course is open to both graduate and undergraduate students. Students planning to enroll must complete an application by … Continued

Summer Fun in the Bay Area!

You worked hard last semester; now it’s time to relax and explore the exciting activities in and around the Bay Area. Whether you’re looking for festivals, hiking, or family-oriented fun, the summer offers myriad possibilities!

Engineering Education Fellowship at Stanford

The Bioengineering Department at Stanford University is accepting applications for an Engineering Education Fellow to work with committed faculty in transitioning Bioengineering core courses from traditional lecture/problem-set courses into active learning experiences and to reimagine and retool the core curriculum.  … Continued

Fulbright-Hays DDRA Fellowships Campus Deadline — 6/18/2018

The U.S. Department of Education is now accepting applications for FY 2018 Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (DDRA) fellowships; the campus deadline is June 18, 2018, at 12:00 noon. DDRA fellowships provide students in modern foreign language and area studies … Continued

2018 MFA Graduates Present New Work at BAMPFA

48th Annual MFA Exhibition Showcases Emerging Artistic Talents On View May 11, 2018 – June 17, 2018 The University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA) highlights the work of six exceptional graduate students from UC Berkeley’s … Continued

Graduate Intern Positions Available in L&S

L& S is looking for graduate interns to assist their advising team in the expansion of advising tools and programs aimed at supporting undergraduates’ exploration of a broad-based liberal arts education. The intern will assist in the development, implementation, delivery, … Continued

Kaplan Responsive Preservation Initiative — 6/1/2018

CAORC announces the call for applications for the Kaplan Responsive Preservation Initiative. The program is designed to aid in the preservation of the cultural heritage resources associated with multiple archaeological sites in countries within American overseas research centers’ networks. For this … Continued

UC Global Food Initiative Fellowships — 5/18/2018

The overarching goal of the University of California Global Food Initiative (UC GFI) is “to harness the resources of the University of California — its research, people, expertise, and tradition of public service — to put the world on a … Continued

Graduate Student Data Science Pedagogy Workshop — 6/8/2018

Friday, June 8, 2018 Academic Innovation Studio, Dwinelle 117 (Level D) In this new one-day workshop, graduate students will learn about the pedagogy of the Data Science Education Program, where UC Berkeley is leading in curricular innovation in this exciting … Continued

International Students: End of Semester Reminders!

Students Completing Degrees in Spring 2018 If you are completing your degree in Spring 2018 please check in with BIO if you are unsure of your post-completion plans and options. Students Completing Degrees in Summer If you are a student with plans … Continued

Sawyer Seminar Working Group Invitation

You are invited to a multi-disciplinary working group in connection with the 2018-2019 UC Berkeley Sawyer Seminar on the topic of linguistic anthropology and literary and cultural study. The working group will be meeting eight times throughout the year to … Continued

The Afaf Kanafani Prize — 5/18/2018

The Afaf Kanafani Prize is a $500 award given for the best paper by a UC Berkeley student dealing with any topic related to the subject of women in the Arab world, with priority given to those dealing with MENA women’s struggles … Continued

Mentorship in the Social Sciences — 4/23/2018

Faculty mentorship is a key ingredient in the development of our graduate and professional student researchers. The recent “Nature Research: Health of Research Groups” symposium at Berkeley identified the importance of supporting PIs in their roles as mentors for research … Continued

Online Certificate in Faculty Preparation

Humboldt State University’s Online Certificate in Faculty Preparation program is a one-year program designed to support current and aspiring faculty in developing their knowledge and experience with teaching, learning, and technology in the college classroom. Program highlights: Four 3-unit online … Continued