Student Workers — Get Ready for UCPath Now

This March, Berkeley will transition to UCPath, our new UC-wide system for payroll, personnel, HR and benefits. Our transition begins in early March, and as we’ve learned from the experience of other campus locations, in order to ensure that everyone … Continued

Catherine Portman Burrowing Owl Research Award — 2/28/2019

Criteria for award Open to both undergraduate and graduate students Student must be conducting research on burrowing owls Selection of recipients is based on academic achievement, as well as the potential impact of the research results. Apply via Google form. applications … Continued

The Erasmus+ Mobility Grants — 3/22/2019

Matrix is also pleased to announce a new joint program between UC Berkeley and Freie Universität, Berlin (FUB), a leading research university in Berlin, Germany, that will provide Erasmus+ mobility (i.e. travel) funding for collaborative research and training between the … Continued

Matrix Research Teams Proposals — 3/29/2019

UC Berkeley faculty, graduate students, and researchers are invited to submit proposals for Matrix Research Teams for the 2019 – 2020 academic year. Matrix Research Teams are groups of scholars who gather regularly to explore or develop a novel question … Continued

Designated Emphasis & Certificate in New Media — 3/1/2019

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 are due March 1, 2019. About the DE in New … Continued

Cal Performances: Upcoming Events

Joyce DiDonato: SONGPLAY February 20, 8 pm Zellerbach Hall Returning after her captivatingly theatrical War and Peace program in 2016, radiant mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato showcases her more playful side with Songplay. The lighthearted recital program mixes Italian Baroque arias with jazz ballads and … Continued

The Earth Action Initiative Conference — 3/23/2019

The Earth Action Initiative conference is a community driven and collaborative approach to addressing the multidimensional, intersectional, and complex nature of climate change. The conference is March 23rd in Pauley Ballroom at UC Berkeley to include workshops, art, food, drink, and direct action toward tackling climate change! Check … Continued

Cal 1 Card Office Moving to Sproul Hall

The Cal 1 Card office is moving up and forward, from 180 Cesar Chavez Center to 212 Sproul Hall. The move will take place during spring break, and the Cal 1 Card office will be closed during that time, March … Continued

Robert E. Thunen Memorial Scholarships — 4/1/2019

These scholarships are for students who wish to study any and all fields of lighting (such as architectural, commercial, residential, airport, navigational, theatrical or television, agricultural, and vision). It is suggested that applicants review the IES Lighting Handbook in order … Continued

Banner-ASU Neuroscience Scholars Program — 3/1/2019

The Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University (ASU) in partnership with Banner Research announces the Banner-ASU Neuroscience Scholars program. The Banner-ASU Neuroscience Scholars is a paid, eight-week summer training program open to top-achieving college undergraduate and graduate science students. Scholars work full-time on … Continued

Dr. C.F. Koo and Cecilia Koo Chair Fellowships — 3/1/2019

The Dr. C.F. Koo and Cecilia Koo Fellowships in East Asian Studies have been established at Berkeley’s Institute of East Asian Studies to honor outstanding graduate students in East Asian studies, as demonstrated by their academic record and by the … Continued

Student Technology Fund (STF) — 2/18/2019

The Student Technology Fund (STF) proposal submission process is now open for the spring fast-track cycle. The deadline to submit project proposal abstracts is February 18, 2019. Any student, staff or faculty member of UC Berkeley is eligible to submit … Continued

Fernström Fellowship — 2/12/2019

Open to registered graduate students who wish to study in Scandinavia. Terms of the endowment state “preference shall be given to American students who wish to study in Scandinavia, preferably Sweden, and to students in Scandinavian Languages and Literature,” but … Continued

American Councils’ Scholarships and Internships in Russia — 3/15/2019

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) Through OPIT’s eight-week, English-language internships, students … Continued

Fulbright-Hays DDRA Fellowships Campus Deadline — 3/13/2019

The U.S. Department of Education is now accepting applications for the FY2019 Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad fellowship. The initial campus deadline will be March 13th at 12 pm. DDRA fellowships provide students in modern foreign language and area studies … Continued

I-House Gateway Fellowships Program — 3/15/2019

Graduate students who live at International House, or aspire to, are invited to speak to their academic department about being nominated for a Gateway Fellowship. Each Gateway Fellowship provides single-occupancy room and board at International House for an academic year, … Continued

Job Opportunity with the Berkeley Research Computing Program

The Berkeley Research Computing (BRC) program is hiring several Graduate Student Interns. These positions are 20% to 25% (8 to 10 hours/week) appointments as Staff Research Associate / Student Assistants in Research IT. BRC is seeking talented and goal-oriented UC … Continued

DataEDGE Conference — 4/23/2019

Are you and your organization taking advantage of the opportunities created by today’s flood of new data? Do you know about the latest tools for storing, analyzing, and visualizing data? Have you considered the … Continued

Arthur Rosenfeld Award for Energy Efficiency — 3/17/19

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 $7,500 … Continued

“Spring into Fitness” with UC Berkeley

Who’s ready to spring into fitness this year!? UC Berkeley is challenging the campus to a remix workout – the UC Berkeley — Under Armour fitness challenge – from January 25 to February 23, 2019. Complete each challenge tier and you … Continued

R. Kirk Underhill Graduate Fellowship — 3/1/2019

The Kirk Underhill Fellowship will provide $30,000 to a UC Berkeley graduate student whose research focuses on U.S.-U.K. affairs, including, issues involving foreign relations, politics, history, law, economics, and culture. Priority will be given to students whose work is centrally … Continued

Bancroft Library Graduate Fellowships — 2/4/2019

The Bancroft Library offers several graduate fellowships and awards. See the individual awards pages for details on eligibility, scope of funds, and timelines. The Bancroft Library Hill Study Award assists advanced graduate students from any University of California campus and is … Continued

ASA Minority Fellowship Program — 1/31/2019

Through its Minority Fellowship Program (MFP), the American Sociological Association (ASA) supports the development and training of sociologists of color in any sub-area or specialty in the discipline. MFP seeks to attract talented doctoral students to ensure that a diverse … Continued

Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Fellowship — 2/15/2019

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 rotating, stratified fluids share an intense … Continued

Post-MSW Fellowship in Clinical Social Work at UHS — 2/8/2019

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

Nuclear Nonproliferation Fellows Program — 2/1/2019

This 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. Armed with both deep technical … Continued

AIF Clinton Fellowship for Service in India — 1/31/2019

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

Reinhard Bendix Memorial Fellowship — 3/18/2019

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

John L. Simpson Memorial Research Fellowship — 3/18/2019

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

Three Fellowship Opportunities with Sea Grant — 1/18 – 1/30/2019

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

Nico Linesch Boundary Crossing Scholar’s Award — 1/23/2019

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 graduate … Continued

Chowdhury Fellowships for Bangladesh Studies — 3/15/2019

The Subir and Malini Chowdhury Center announced two graduate scholarships. Each fellowship is in the amount of $7,500. The focus of all fellowships is the country and region of Bangladesh. Any student whose program of training and research significantly involves the study … Continued

Allan Sharlin Memorial Fellowship — 3/18/2019

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

Grants for Disability-Related Research — 3/1/2019

The Social Security Administration (SSA) is granting graduate students $10,000 stipends through the Analyzing Relationships between Disability, Rehabilitation and Work (ARDRAW) Small Grant Program. The stipends will be awarded to graduate-level students to conduct supervised independent research designed to foster … Continued

CSU Chancellor’s Doctoral Incentive Program — 2/1/2019

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

Haas Institute Summer Fellowship — 1/31/2019

The Haas Institute Summer Fellowship is a three-month-long, part-time, 20-hour per week paid internship.  Compensation is awarded based on educational degree. The fellowship runs from May 16 to August 16, 2019, and takes place at the Haas Institute on the UC Berkeley campus, … Continued

Center for Chinese Studies Fellowships — 4/1/2019

The Center for Chinese Studies offers annual competitive fellowships for continuing graduate students in Chinese studies. Eligibility varies among the fellowships. Students may submit a single application for multiple CCS awards. Students may apply to only one of the five Center/Institute … Continued

Now Hiring! Adobe Program Evaluation Fellow

The American Cultures Center and Academic Innovation Studio are seeking a graduate student with expertise in survey study (or assessment of student learning, program evaluation) to contribute to the evaluation of the Adobe Fellows Program. About the Adobe Fellows program … Continued

Tata Social Summer Internship Program in India — 2/15/2019

The Tata Social Internship Program provides students from UC Berkeley, UC Davis, and UC Santa Cruz with an opportunity to contribute to community initiative projects of Tata Group companies in India. These unique learning experiences for students help promote international … Continued

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

Bloorview Research Institute Pursuit Award — 2/4/2019

Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital’s research institute (the Bloorview Research Institute) is now accepting submissions for the prestigious 2019 Pursuit Award competition that recognizes outstanding achievements in childhood disability research by PhD students across the globe. The 2019 Pursuit Award … Continued

Housing Available at MacArthur Commons

MacArthur Commons, at 39th Street and Telegraph Avenue, is conveniently located across from the MacArthur BART in the Temescal neighborhood. Many local businesses are within walking distance, including Beauty’s Bagel, Bakesale Betty, Homeroom, and Pacific Ring Sports. The community will … 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, the School of Public Health, and the 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 … 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

UC Berkeley Prizes Program at 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

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

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