I.DWRC 's 2004 Undergraduate Internships in Water Resources
II.Student and Professional Opportunities
in Water Resources, including the EPA 2004 NNEMS
III.Project funding and awards programs,
including the NIWR 2004 $250,000 National Competitive
IV.New information sources in water resources
UNDERGRADUATE INTERNSHIP PROGRAM:
APPLY BY MAR. 19, 2004
The Delaware Water Resources Center announces the availability of undergraduate internships in water
resources for 2004-2005. Co-sponsors
of the 2004 DWRC internship program include the DNREC Division of Soil and Water Conservation, the UD College of
Agriculture and Natural Resources, College of Engineering, College of Marine
Studies, and Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, the Delaware Geological
Survey, and the UD Water Resources Agency.All undergraduate students enrolled at *any* institution of higher
learning in the state of Delaware
are eligible to apply, except for those graduating in the Spring
of 2004.All students must have the
active support of an advisor and a minimum GPA of 3.0. Students receive a
stipend of up to $3500 and typically
work ten weeks full-time during the summer and additional hours during the fall
and winter as the individual project demands. Academic credit for the internship
is also possible but must be coordinated with the student’s faculty advisor.
Advisors may not advise more than two interns concurrently and must provide
matching funds consistent with DWRC guidelines, usually by committing a
percentage of their time to the intern’s project. Interns must submit a written
report on their project and participate in a poster session at an undergraduate
research conference in the spring of 2005. The
application deadline for DWRC internships is March 19, 2004.
Details on current and past projects, current faculty advisors, application
materials to submit, and report and poster requirements,
can be found at the DWRC website: http://ag.udel.edu/dwrc.
Please promote among undergraduates and graduates: EPA Water
Resources NNEMS Fellowships (applications due Jan. 26, 2004), see II. below.
The Institute for Soil and
Environmental Quality maintains a webpage of undergraduate internships
listed as "agricultural, companies, education, government agencies,
non-profits, plant science, policy/campaigning, and summer research".76 internships are currently listed.Visit http://ag.udel.edu/iseq/internships.htm.
Announcing $250,000 NIWR National Competitive Grants Water Resources Fellowships
(applications due Mar. 1, 2004), see III. below.
II. STUDENT and PROFESSIONAL OPPORTUNITIES:
Attention US graduate students in science, engineering, or biomedical research: For
details concerning the NationalScience Foundation's 2004 East Asia and
Pacific Summer Institutes Program (application deadline Dec. 23, 2003 for
summer 2004), visit http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2003/nsf03608/nsf03608.htm
or contact Tony Teolis, National Science Foundation,
703-292-7343 (firstname.lastname@example.org).Awardees will receive an NSF stipend of $3,000 for an 8-week project and will also
receive an international round-trip air ticket; sponsoring organizations will
support living arrangements and expenses.
Announcing U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Undergraduate & Graduate Fellowships for 2004:Applicationsare due January 26, 2004
for 40-50 USEPA National Network for Environmental Management Studies
Fellowships.Workthis Summer or Fall for the USEPA and
earn $6,400 - $10,500 for 3
or call 1-800-358-8769 for details.The
NNEMS fellowship program is designed to provide undergraduate and graduate
students with practical research or training experiences in contemporary
environmental issues linked directly to their field of study.Grant awards reflect an individual student’s
level of education, as well as the location and duration of the research
project.There is no matching or cost sharing required of students awarded NNEMS
fellowships.The program catalog is available
online: http://www.epa.gov/enviroed/NNEMS/pdf/catalog2004.pdf.A reference copy is also available for
perusal from Nancy Lynam, UD College of Agriculture
and Natural Resources, 104 Townsend Hall, NewarkDE19716
(302-831-2508). For details on qualification criteria and specific
opportunities, visit these websites or contact: Dr. Tom Sims (email email@example.com, UD 113 Townsend Hall, NewarkDE19716-2103,
phone 302-831-6757, fax 302-831-6758).
Graduate students in water science and technology: the National Water Research Institute (NWRI) offers $15,000 fellowships for 2004-2005
(visit www.nwri-usa.orgor contact
714-378-3278).Applicants must be
enrolled fulltime at a U.S.
university or college but need not be U.S.
citizens; applications are due March 1,
Professional Position Announcement: Assistant Professor of Water
Resources, Tenure Track.Department of Renewable Resources (http://uwyo.edu/RenewableResources),
University of Wyoming, Laramie.Full-time
11-month position, start May 15 or a soon as practicable.Please view http://uwadmnweb.uwyo.edu/hr
for more information about the community, region, and employment benefits. Review of applications will begin by 6 January
consideration, applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum
vitae, course listings, statement of philosophy for research and extension
goals, and contact information for three references to: Dr. K.J. Reddy, Chair,
Search Committee, 307-766-6658 fax: 307-766-6403 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Symposium: "Nutrient Management in Agricultural Watersheds - A Wetlands
Solution", May 24-26, 2004, County Wexford,
Ireland, cohosted by the UF/IFAS Soil and Water Science Department
and the Teagasc Research Centre.
Visit http://conference.ifas.ufl.edu/nutrient/.Details on how to submit abstracts for poster
and oral presentations are on the site; deadline
is March 1, 2004.
Conference: "Water for a Sustainable and Secure Future", National Council
for Science and the Environment (NCSE) 4th National Conference on Science,
Policy, and the Environment, January 29-30, 2004, Washington,
DC.Abstracts are being accepted online until
December 19. Visit www.NCSEonline.org to register
online, submit an abstract for the poster session, read pre-conference
materials, obtain the latest program updates, and view links to travel and
lodging options. Questions?emailconference@NCSEonline.org.
III. PROJECT FUNDING AND AWARDS:
$250,000 WATER RESOURCES NATIONAL COMPETITIVE GRANTS RFP is now
posted at https://niwr.org/2004_104G_RFP
and registration is now available on the NIWR site at https://niwr.org/NIWR/
Registration does not obligate the registrant to submit a proposal.Successful applicants receiving up to
$250,000 in federal funds for projects of 1 to 3 years in duration must match
each dollar of the federal grant with one dollar from non-federal sources. Closing date for proposals to be filed
on the web site by principal investigators is March 1, 2004.Local Institute contact: Dr. Tom Sims
(302-831-2698; FAX 302-831-6758; email@example.com).
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