Opportunities

CHAUCIE EDWARDS CONDUCTS RESEARCH FOR THESIS

Chaucie Edwards works with Matt Ely in his lab researching the permeability of capillaries that will also serve as the subject of her thesis.

Opportunities

INTERNSHIP, JOB, STUDY ABROAD, VOLUNTEER, RESEARCH, & OTHER OPPORTUNITIES

 

Updated January 24, 2022

 

  • Deadline Today! Key Into Public Service Scholarship

Application deadline: January 24, 2022

With the general election just around the corner, many campuses are searching for opportunities to engage students in active citizenship. The Society’s Key into Public Service undergraduate scholarship program connects promising arts and sciences students with opportunities in public service. This program can provide your chapter with visibility on campus and underscore the importance of liberal arts and sciences expertise to the nation. The Society invites applications from liberal arts and sciences students enrolled at any one of Phi Beta Kappa’s 293 chapter institutions who expect to graduate between 10/1/2022 and 8/1/2024. First-year students and graduating seniors are NOT eligible. The Society will award Service Scholars with a $5,000 undergraduate scholarship and and participation in a virtual conference in June of 2022. Characteristics of ideal recipients include intellectual curiosity, interdisciplinary breadth and depth of arts and sciences coursework, leadership propensity, and service to others. Successful applicants will receive a $5,000 scholarship and commit to attend the convening for all award recipients taking place June 23-25, 2022 in Washington, D.C. to receive the award. Interested students may apply through January 24, 2022, on our website.

  • CHC exclusive! CHC Scholarships and Awards

Application deadline: March 1, 2022

The Clark Honors College offers a number of annual scholarships and awards for continuing honors college students that are made possible by the generosity of alumni and friends of the CHC.  A full list of scholarships and awards can be found here. The link to the online application is available on the CHC’s student Canvas site.  Applications for all scholarships and awards are due March 1, 2022 by 5:00 pm. (Note: the FAFSA/ORSAA must be completed no later than February 15, 2022 for any scholarships or awards that require demonstrated financial need.)

  • Ernest F. Hollings Scholarship

Application deadline: January 31, 2022

The Ernest F. Hollings Scholarship provides successful undergraduate applicants with awards that include academic assistance (up to $9,500 per year) for full-time study during the 9-month academic year; a 10-week, full-time internship position ($700/week) during the summer at a NOAA facility; and, if reappointed, academic assistance (up to $8,000) for full-time study during a second 9-month academic year. The internship between the first and second years of the award provides the scholars with hands-on, practical educational training experience in NOAA-related science, research, technology, policy, management, and education activities. Awards also include travel funds to attend a mandatory Hollings Scholarship Program orientation, conferences where students present a paper or poster, and a housing subsidy for scholars who do not reside at home during the summer internship. Students who wish to apply should contact the Hollings Scholarship advisor, V. Patterson Lombardi (lombardi@uoregon.edu). More information about the scholarship can be found on UO’s Distinguished Scholarships website.

  • Health-Related Scholarships

Application Deadline: Monday, March 1, 2022

The University of Oregon offers six different scholarships for outstanding students interested in a health profession:

  • Four scholarships for pre-medical students
  • One scholarship for pre-dental students
  • One scholarship for students interested in health and family related matters

Scholarship selection criteria and instructions are available on this website. Please read through these thoroughly as some of these scholarships have very specific selection criteria.

How to apply: The application process is now available on the UO Scholarship Dashboard. Use this convenient system to apply for health-related scholarships and other university scholarships.  Questions?  Email health@uoregon.edu

  • Morris K. Udall Scholarship

Internal deadline: contact Jason Younker

External deadline: March 2022

The Morris K. Udall Scholarship Foundation provides scholarships for undergraduates from a variety of fields with a demonstrated commitment to environmental or natural resource issues. Native American or Alaskan native students are also eligible for fields related to tribal health care or tribal policy.  Award includes up to $7,000 for tuition, room, and board, or other educational expenses.  Must be a junior or senior (including 4th year of a 5th year track); must have a demonstrated commitment to environmental or natural resource issues through coursework, research, internships, jobs, or extracurricular activities.  Native American or Alaskan Native students are also eligible for fields related to tribal health care or tribal policy. Students who wish to apply should contact UO’s Udall Scholarship advisor, Dr. Jason T. Younker (jyounker@uoregon.edu).  More information about the scholarship can be found on UO’s Distinguished Scholarships website.

  • McNair Scholars Program

Application Deadline: Rolling

The McNair Scholars Program prepares eligible juniors and seniors for graduate study leading to a Ph.D.  $2,800 summer research stipend; advising support; graduate school application support.  Minimum of 75 credits, competitive GPA; upper-division coursework in major; U.S. citizen or permanent resident; low-income and first-generation college student.  For more information, visit the UO McNair Scholars website.

RESEACH, INTERNSHIP, JOB, STUDY ABROAD, VOLUNTEER, & OTHER OPPORTUNITIES

  • NEW! Student Health Advisory Committee (SHAC)

Application Deadline: February 4, 2022

SHAC members work with other UO students and the University Health Services (UHS) to provide the best quality health care and support. They promote public health policies, organize events that are fully run by students and to connect the UHS with UO students. Members frequently communicate with the UHS executive leadership in order to give students a voice in administrative decisions. Interested? Apply online and attend their meetings every Tuesday at 4:00 pm! Please email skyne@uoregon.edu for the meeting location/zoom link.

  • NEW! The Walter and Nancy Kidd Creative Writing Workshops

Application Deadline: Tuesday, March 1, 2022

Do you love to write and be creative? Are you a storyteller or poet? The Walter and Nancy Kidd Creative Writing Workshops are now accepting applications for the 2021-2022 academic year. The Kidd Workshops are a special yearlong sequence of courses that allows you to study your passion for creative writing and grow as an artist. Program highlights include: Generous Scholarships (up to $3,000 each); Workshop Original Poetry, Fiction, or Creative Nonfiction; Small Classes with a Creative Community; Lectures by Visiting Writers and Faculty; Fulfills Half of the Requirements for the Minor.

Submitting Your Application: For the fiction track, submit up to ten pages of fiction or creative nonfiction. For the poetry track, submit up to four pages of poems. Students may apply to both tracks. Applications should also include an unofficial copy of your transcript and a short personal statement. To Apply, click here:  https://crwr.uoregon.edu/kidd-workshops/applying-to-the-workshops/

  • Peer Wellness Advocate Application

Application Deadline: January 28, 2022

Are you interested in joining a collaborative team of student volunteers to promote wellness on campus? Are you interested in learning more about public health? Do you like dynamic environments where you can work on different projects and events? If you answered yes to any of the above questions, the Duck Nest is looking for YOU! Peer Wellness Advocates are students who are interested in helping promote wellness and general well-being on our campus. Being a Peer Wellness Advocate involves being a resource for students by staffing the center for a two hour shift each week and being part of an outreach group that focuses on a specific topic. There are also additional volunteer opportunities such as presenting to groups on the topic of stress management or tabling for special events. The weekly time commitment for this volunteer position is about 3-5 hours/week and it is a great way to gain experience, get more involved with health initiatives on campus, and learn about public health. Applications are open from January 1-28, 2022. The link can be found on the Duck Nest website (health.uoregon.edu/ducknest) or on our Instagram (uo_ducknest). Each volunteer who is selected will sign up for a 3 credit, upper division course taught on Mondays from 4pm-6:50pm in the Spring (where they will learn about campus resources, peer health education, and a variety of health topics) and will start volunteering at the center the following Fall term. If you have questions or would like more information please email peerhealth@uoregon.edu or dm us on Instagram (uo_ducknest).

  • Emerging Leadership Internship (ELI) in PDX

Application Deadline: January 31, 2022

The Emerging Leaders Internship (ELI) program matches students of color with paid summer internships at top companies throughout the Portland metro area. This includes all current college students as well as recent graduates who call Oregon or Southwest Washington home.

Our mission is to empower diverse talent to excel as professionals through opportunity and a supportive community. Since 2016, we have placed participants into 500+ internships, with many successfully transitioning into full-time roles. All internships are paid $15+/hour and are full-time (30-40 hours/week; 10-12 weeks). Internships typically begin/end June-August. ELI application includes: self-reported skills and competencies; personal short essay, and a professional resume. Internships placements are in the following job groupings:

    • Tech
    • Marketing & Communications
    • Business and Entrepreneurship
    • Operations & Projects
    • People & Engagement

QUESTIONS? Visit the ELI website or contact Tina Haynes, University Career Center, thaynes@uoregon.edu | 541-346-6006

  • Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP)

Application deadline: February 5, 2022

This is a free summer enrichment program for first and second year students focused on improving access to information and resources for college students interested in the health professions. SHPEP students gain clinical exposure through small-group rotations and seminars, participate in career development and financial literacy workshops, attend health policy seminars and more! Learn more and apply here.

  • Portland Internship Experience

Application Deadline: February 18, 2022

What are your plans for this summer? How about spending the summer at an internship in Portland? The University of Oregon has launched the Portland Internship Experience, a new opportunity exclusive to UO undergraduate students. You will receive a $5,000 stipend while gaining professional experience and career connections. Apply by Feb. 18 for the opportunity to interview for an internship at a nonprofit, small business or organization in Portland. The year’s theme focuses on social justice, community building, racial equity, and economic recovery. All majors are encouraged to apply. The 30 preselected internship sites have a wide range of focus areas such as communication, business, public policy, education, and more.   Virtual info sessions are scheduled for:

  • Clean Energy Corp with U.S. Department of Energy

Addressing the climate crisis will require a large, ambitious, and talented team of America’s best and brightest. The Clean Energy Corps is dedicated to fighting climate change through public service and supporting American competitiveness on a global scale. The U.S. Department of Energy is hiring a team of hundreds of industry veterans, experienced technical experts, and the next generation of climate leaders. We’re looking for individuals who are ready to act at this critical moment, and shape generations to come through delivering clean energy solutions for America with the U.S. Department of Energy. Jobs are available across the country, and across experience levels

  • Climate Change Professionals Program

The Climate Change Professionals Program is part of the Secretary’s Honors Program, which was launched in July 2021 to recruit recent graduates and current federal employees with degrees in relevant fields for professional development programs at DHS.  Climate change is the second field included in the Secretary’s Honors Program, following the launch of the cybersecurity program last year. Interested applicants can view the first job postings for the Climate Change Professionals Program on the DHS is Hiring webpage.  To learn more about DHS’s climate commitment, visit DHS Actions: Climate Change.

  • CHC Exclusive! Working on your thesis? Join a CHC Writing Circle today!

In Winter and Spring 2021, the CHC will be organizing Writing Circles to support students as they work on their theses. Writing Circles are groups of students who come together at a dedicated time to share their weekly progress and write together as a community. To sign up for a Winter term Writing Circle, please fill out this Qualtrics form

  • CHC Exclusive! CHC’s Mentored Research Program (MRP)

Application deadline: Rolling

The Mentored Research Program allows CHC students to apply for funding to work as research assistants for UO faculty members. Students are eligible to apply for up to approximately $1,000 of funding per academic year term (approximately $3,000 per academic year) work with a professor on a research project (which may lay the groundwork for the student’s thesis project). Additional information and application instructions can be found on the CHC’s student Canvas site. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis throughout the academic year (although applications received after Week 8 will be considered at the beginning of the following term).

  • CHC Exclusive! CHC’s Internship Funding Program (IFP)

Application deadline: Rolling

The Internship Funding Program offers CHC students the opportunity to apply for up to $5,000 to help fund their living expenses for low-paying or unpaid, non-credit-bearing internships. Additional information and application instructions can be found on the CHC’s student Canvas site. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis throughout the academic year (although applications received after Week 8 will be considered at the beginning of the following term).

  • CMAE Scholars Program

Application deadline: Rolling

The Center for Multicultural Academic Excellence (CMAE) is accepting applications for the new CMAE Scholars Program for the 2021-22 academic year. To apply, students are encouraged to complete an online application. Applications accepted throughout the year but an early connection is recommended. Contact Stella-Marie Akindayomi if you have any questions about the program and/or admission process.

  • Want feedback on your essays? Visit the Writing Associates for 100- and 200-level HC Courses

Are you interested in receiving online support over the course of the term for your work in English, Honors College, or AEIS courses? Then you are eligible to access the Writing Associates online tutoring services. Go to this scheduling website for ENG, HC, and AEIS courses. If you have questions or would like more information about this or the other tutoring services provided by the English department’s Center for Teaching Writing, email Dr. Kate Myers (kmyers@uoregon.edu).

  • Peer Academic Coaching with the Tutoring and Academic Engagement Center (TAEC)

The Tutoring and Academic Engagement Center (TAEC) is pleased to announce that Peer Academic Coaching is now available for all undergrads.  Our trained coaches meet one-on-one with students to help outline academic goals, refine and enhance study strategies, and offer support & resources around challenging learning experiences.

  • Scheduled appointments are available Monday – Friday, 10:00AM – 5:00PM in the Knight Library and the new Academic Success HUB (LLC North 123).  Students may choose the location. 
  • Drop-in is Monday & Wednesday 1:00PM – 3:00PM in the Academic Success HUB (LLC North 123).
  • Students can also choose to meet remotely.

To learn more about Peer Academic Coaching including how to schedule an appointment via Navigate, visit our website at:  https://engage.uoregon.edu/pac/

 

Updated January 18, 2022

  • NEW! Key Into Public Service Scholarship

Application deadline: January 24, 2022

With the general election just around the corner, many campuses are searching for opportunities to engage students in active citizenship. The Society’s Key into Public Service undergraduate scholarship program connects promising arts and sciences students with opportunities in public service. This program can provide your chapter with visibility on campus and underscore the importance of liberal arts and sciences expertise to the nation. The Society invites applications from liberal arts and sciences students enrolled at any one of Phi Beta Kappa’s 293 chapter institutions who expect to graduate between 10/1/2022 and 8/1/2024. First-year students and graduating seniors are NOT eligible. The Society will award Service Scholars with a $5,000 undergraduate scholarship and and participation in a virtual conference in June of 2022. Characteristics of ideal recipients include intellectual curiosity, interdisciplinary breadth and depth of arts and sciences coursework, leadership propensity, and service to others. Successful applicants will receive a $5,000 scholarship and commit to attend the convening for all award recipients taking place June 23-25, 2022 in Washington, D.C. to receive the award. Interested students may apply through January 24, 2022, on our website.

  • CHC exclusive! CHC Scholarships and Awards

Application deadline: March 1, 2022

The Clark Honors College offers a number of annual scholarships and awards for continuing honors college students that are made possible by the generosity of alumni and friends of the CHC.  A full list of scholarships and awards can be found here. The link to the online application is available on the CHC’s student Canvas site.  Applications for all scholarships and awards are due March 1, 2022 by 5:00 pm. (Note: the FAFSA/ORSAA must be completed no later than February 15, 2022 for any scholarships or awards that require demonstrated financial need.)

  • Ernest F. Hollings Scholarship

Application deadline: January 31, 2022

The Ernest F. Hollings Scholarship provides successful undergraduate applicants with awards that include academic assistance (up to $9,500 per year) for full-time study during the 9-month academic year; a 10-week, full-time internship position ($700/week) during the summer at a NOAA facility; and, if reappointed, academic assistance (up to $8,000) for full-time study during a second 9-month academic year. The internship between the first and second years of the award provides the scholars with hands-on, practical educational training experience in NOAA-related science, research, technology, policy, management, and education activities. Awards also include travel funds to attend a mandatory Hollings Scholarship Program orientation, conferences where students present a paper or poster, and a housing subsidy for scholars who do not reside at home during the summer internship. Students who wish to apply should contact the Hollings Scholarship advisor, V. Patterson Lombardi (lombardi@uoregon.edu). More information about the scholarship can be found on UO’s Distinguished Scholarships website.

  • Health-Related Scholarships

Application Deadline: Monday, March 1, 2022

The University of Oregon offers six different scholarships for outstanding students interested in a health profession:

  • Four scholarships for pre-medical students
  • One scholarship for pre-dental students
  • One scholarship for students interested in health and family related matters

Scholarship selection criteria and instructions are available on this website. Please read through these thoroughly as some of these scholarships have very specific selection criteria.

How to apply: The application process is now available on the UO Scholarship Dashboard. Use this convenient system to apply for health-related scholarships and other university scholarships.  Questions?  Email health@uoregon.edu

  • Morris K. Udall Scholarship

Internal deadline: contact Jason Younker

External deadline: March 2022

The Morris K. Udall Scholarship Foundation provides scholarships for undergraduates from a variety of fields with a demonstrated commitment to environmental or natural resource issues. Native American or Alaskan native students are also eligible for fields related to tribal health care or tribal policy.  Award includes up to $7,000 for tuition, room, and board, or other educational expenses.  Must be a junior or senior (including 4th year of a 5th year track); must have a demonstrated commitment to environmental or natural resource issues through coursework, research, internships, jobs, or extracurricular activities.  Native American or Alaskan Native students are also eligible for fields related to tribal health care or tribal policy. Students who wish to apply should contact UO’s Udall Scholarship advisor, Dr. Jason T. Younker (jyounker@uoregon.edu).  More information about the scholarship can be found on UO’s Distinguished Scholarships website.

  • McNair Scholars Program

Application Deadline: Rolling

The McNair Scholars Program prepares eligible juniors and seniors for graduate study leading to a Ph.D.  $2,800 summer research stipend; advising support; graduate school application support.  Minimum of 75 credits, competitive GPA; upper-division coursework in major; U.S. citizen or permanent resident; low-income and first-generation college student.  For more information, visit the UO McNair Scholars website.

RESEACH, INTERNSHIP, JOB, STUDY ABROAD, VOLUNTEER, & OTHER OPPORTUNITIES

  • NEW! Portland Internship Experience

Application Deadline: February 18, 2022

What are your plans for this summer? How about spending the summer at an internship in Portland? The University of Oregon has launched the Portland Internship Experience, a new opportunity exclusive to UO undergraduate students. You will receive a $5,000 stipend while gaining professional experience and career connections. Apply by Feb. 18 for the opportunity to interview for an internship at a nonprofit, small business or organization in Portland. The year’s theme focuses on social justice, community building, racial equity, and economic recovery. All majors are encouraged to apply. The 30 preselected internship sites have a wide range of focus areas such as communication, business, public policy, education, and more.   Virtual info sessions are scheduled for:

  • NEW! Clean Energy Corp with U.S. Department of Energy

Addressing the climate crisis will require a large, ambitious, and talented team of America’s best and brightest. The Clean Energy Corps is dedicated to fighting climate change through public service and supporting American competitiveness on a global scale. The U.S. Department of Energy is hiring a team of hundreds of industry veterans, experienced technical experts, and the next generation of climate leaders. We’re looking for individuals who are ready to act at this critical moment, and shape generations to come through delivering clean energy solutions for America with the U.S. Department of Energy. Jobs are available across the country, and across experience levels

  • NEW! Climate Change Professionals Program

The Climate Change Professionals Program is part of the Secretary’s Honors Program, which was launched in July 2021 to recruit recent graduates and current federal employees with degrees in relevant fields for professional development programs at DHS.  Climate change is the second field included in the Secretary’s Honors Program, following the launch of the cybersecurity program last year. Interested applicants can view the first job postings for the Climate Change Professionals Program on the DHS is Hiring webpage.  To learn more about DHS’s climate commitment, visit DHS Actions: Climate Change.

  • Peer Wellness Advocate Application

Application Deadline: January 28, 2022

Are you interested in joining a collaborative team of student volunteers to promote wellness on campus? Are you interested in learning more about public health? Do you like dynamic environments where you can work on different projects and events? If you answered yes to any of the above questions, the Duck Nest is looking for YOU! Peer Wellness Advocates are students who are interested in helping promote wellness and general well-being on our campus. Being a Peer Wellness Advocate involves being a resource for students by staffing the center for a two hour shift each week and being part of an outreach group that focuses on a specific topic. There are also additional volunteer opportunities such as presenting to groups on the topic of stress management or tabling for special events. The weekly time commitment for this volunteer position is about 3-5 hours/week and it is a great way to gain experience, get more involved with health initiatives on campus, and learn about public health. Applications are open from January 1-28, 2022. The link can be found on the Duck Nest website (health.uoregon.edu/ducknest) or on our Instagram (uo_ducknest). Each volunteer who is selected will sign up for a 3 credit, upper division course taught on Mondays from 4pm-6:50pm in the Spring (where they will learn about campus resources, peer health education, and a variety of health topics) and will start volunteering at the center the following Fall term. If you have questions or would like more information please email peerhealth@uoregon.edu or dm us on Instagram (uo_ducknest).

  • Emerging Leadership Internship (ELI) in PDX

Application Deadline: January 31, 2022

The Emerging Leaders Internship (ELI) program matches students of color with paid summer internships at top companies throughout the Portland metro area. This includes all current college students as well as recent graduates who call Oregon or Southwest Washington home.

Our mission is to empower diverse talent to excel as professionals through opportunity and a supportive community. Since 2016, we have placed participants into 500+ internships, with many successfully transitioning into full-time roles. All internships are paid $15+/hour and are full-time (30-40 hours/week; 10-12 weeks). Internships typically begin/end June-August. ELI application includes: self-reported skills and competencies; personal short essay, and a professional resume. Internships placements are in the following job groupings:

    • Tech
    • Marketing & Communications
    • Business and Entrepreneurship
    • Operations & Projects
    • People & Engagement

QUESTIONS? Visit the ELI website or contact Tina Haynes, University Career Center, thaynes@uoregon.edu | 541-346-6006

  • Student Orientation Staffers (SOSers) Applications

Application Deadline: January 23, 2022

Student Orientation Staffers (SOSers) serve as official hosts to new students and their families during IntroDUCKtion sessions. Their primary goal is to introduce new students and their families to the resources that help create smooth transitions to the university. Students who are excited to welcome the new incoming class to the UO should apply! In the position, you'll build your leadership skills, teamworking skills, and gain valuable professional work experience alongside supportive and welcoming fellow staffers and friends.    The applications are due January 23rd, 2022. Please email uointro@uoregon.edu with any questions.

            Apply at https://orientation.uoregon.edu/student-jobs

  • Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP)

Application deadline: February 5, 2022

This is a free summer enrichment program for first and second year students focused on improving access to information and resources for college students interested in the health professions. SHPEP students gain clinical exposure through small-group rotations and seminars, participate in career development and financial literacy workshops, attend health policy seminars and more! Learn more and apply here.

  • CHC Exclusive! Working on your thesis? Join a CHC Writing Circle today!

In Winter and Spring 2021, the CHC will be organizing Writing Circles to support students as they work on their theses. Writing Circles are groups of students who come together at a dedicated time to share their weekly progress and write together as a community. To sign up for a Winter term Writing Circle, please fill out this Qualtrics form

  • CHC Exclusive! CHC’s Mentored Research Program (MRP)

Application deadline: Rolling

The Mentored Research Program allows CHC students to apply for funding to work as research assistants for UO faculty members. Students are eligible to apply for up to approximately $1,000 of funding per academic year term (approximately $3,000 per academic year) work with a professor on a research project (which may lay the groundwork for the student’s thesis project). Additional information and application instructions can be found on the CHC’s student Canvas site. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis throughout the academic year (although applications received after Week 8 will be considered at the beginning of the following term).

  • CHC Exclusive! CHC’s Internship Funding Program (IFP)

Application deadline: Rolling

The Internship Funding Program offers CHC students the opportunity to apply for up to $5,000 to help fund their living expenses for low-paying or unpaid, non-credit-bearing internships. Additional information and application instructions can be found on the CHC’s student Canvas site. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis throughout the academic year (although applications received after Week 8 will be considered at the beginning of the following term).

  • CMAE Scholars Program

Application deadline: Rolling

The Center for Multicultural Academic Excellence (CMAE) is accepting applications for the new CMAE Scholars Program for the 2021-22 academic year. To apply, students are encouraged to complete an online application. Applications accepted throughout the year but an early connection is recommended. Contact Stella-Marie Akindayomi if you have any questions about the program and/or admission process.

  • Want feedback on your essays? Visit the Writing Associates for 100- and 200-level HC Courses

Are you interested in receiving online support over the course of the term for your work in English, Honors College, or AEIS courses? Then you are eligible to access the Writing Associates online tutoring services. Go to this scheduling website for ENG, HC, and AEIS courses. If you have questions or would like more information about this or the other tutoring services provided by the English department’s Center for Teaching Writing, email Dr. Kate Myers (kmyers@uoregon.edu).

  • Peer Academic Coaching with the Tutoring and Academic Engagement Center (TAEC)

The Tutoring and Academic Engagement Center (TAEC) is pleased to announce that Peer Academic Coaching is now available for all undergrads.  Our trained coaches meet one-on-one with students to help outline academic goals, refine and enhance study strategies, and offer support & resources around challenging learning experiences.

  • Scheduled appointments are available Monday – Friday, 10:00AM – 5:00PM in the Knight Library and the new Academic Success HUB (LLC North 123).  Students may choose the location. 
  • Drop-in is Monday & Wednesday 1:00PM – 3:00PM in the Academic Success HUB (LLC North 123).
  • Students can also choose to meet remotely.

To learn more about Peer Academic Coaching including how to schedule an appointment via Navigate, visit our website at:  https://engage.uoregon.edu/pac/

Updated January 3, 2022

 

  • Deadline approaching! GEO Ambassador Scholarship

Deadline for Spring Quarter: January 10, 2022

The GEO Ambassador Scholarship is a scholarship available to partner students applying to GEO faculty-led programs and GEO Center programs. This scholarship is available throughout the year and has multiple application cycles. Individual awards are each $1,000. Learn more about the GEO Ambassador Scholarship here and apply here.

  • Deadline approaching! GEO General Study Abroad Scholarships

Deadline for Spring Quarter: January 10, 2022

If you have already know when you plan to study abroad program, make sure that you complete the GEO General Study Abroad Scholarships application. With this one application, you will be considered for multiple scholarships that are available throughout the academic year, including:  the GEO Ambassador Scholarship, the Mills Scholarship, the Smith Scholarship, the Fulmer Scholarship, and the Tims Memorial Scholarship. These five scholarships are conveniently bundled into one application. Eligibility for each scholarship varies. Applications will be reviewed and sorted internally according to which scholarships they qualify for. Read more about the individual scholarships here and apply for the GEO General Study Abroad Scholarship here.

  • NEW! Health-Related Scholarships

Application Deadline: Monday, March 1, 2022

The University of Oregon offers six different scholarships for outstanding students interested in a health profession:

  • Four scholarships for pre-medical students
  • One scholarship for pre-dental students
  • One scholarship for students interested in health and family related matters

Scholarship selection criteria and instructions are available on this website. Please read through these thoroughly as some of these scholarships have very specific selection criteria.

How to apply: The application process is now available on the UO Scholarship Dashboard. Use this convenient system to apply for health-related scholarships and other university scholarships.  Questions?  Email health@uoregon.edu

  • Ernest F. Hollings Scholarship

Application deadline: January 31, 2022

The Ernest F. Hollings Scholarship provides successful undergraduate applicants with awards that include academic assistance (up to $9,500 per year) for full-time study during the 9-month academic year; a 10-week, full-time internship position ($700/week) during the summer at a NOAA facility; and, if reappointed, academic assistance (up to $8,000) for full-time study during a second 9-month academic year. The internship between the first and second years of the award provides the scholars with hands-on, practical educational training experience in NOAA-related science, research, technology, policy, management, and education activities. Awards also include travel funds to attend a mandatory Hollings Scholarship Program orientation, conferences where students present a paper or poster, and a housing subsidy for scholars who do not reside at home during the summer internship. Students who wish to apply should contact the Hollings Scholarship advisor, V. Patterson Lombardi (lombardi@uoregon.edu). More information about the scholarship can be found on UO’s Distinguished Scholarships website.

  • Morris K. Udall Scholarship

Internal deadline: contact Jason Younker

External deadline: March 2022

The Morris K. Udall Scholarship Foundation provides scholarships for undergraduates from a variety of fields with a demonstrated commitment to environmental or natural resource issues. Native American or Alaskan native students are also eligible for fields related to tribal health care or tribal policy.  Award includes up to $7,000 for tuition, room, and board, or other educational expenses.  Must be a junior or senior (including 4th year of a 5th year track); must have a demonstrated commitment to environmental or natural resource issues through coursework, research, internships, jobs, or extracurricular activities.  Native American or Alaskan Native students are also eligible for fields related to tribal health care or tribal policy. Students who wish to apply should contact UO’s Udall Scholarship advisor, Dr. Jason T. Younker (jyounker@uoregon.edu).  More information about the scholarship can be found on UO’s Distinguished Scholarships website.

  • McNair Scholars Program

Application Deadline: Rolling

The McNair Scholars Program prepares eligible juniors and seniors for graduate study leading to a Ph.D.  $2,800 summer research stipend; advising support; graduate school application support.  Minimum of 75 credits, competitive GPA; upper-division coursework in major; U.S. citizen or permanent resident; low-income and first-generation college student.  For more information, visit the UO McNair Scholars website.

RESEACH, INTERNSHIP, JOB, STUDY ABROAD, VOLUNTEER, & OTHER OPPORTUNITIES

  • NEW! UO Duck Nest Feather Pals Program

Response required by January 14, 2022

Feather Pals gives students the opportunity to connect with other students across campus through letter correspondence, similar to a traditional pen pal model. To participate, students need to fill out a survey by the end of week 2 winter term and answer a few questions about themselves so we can connect them with a student with similar interests. It is completely free and complimentary stationary is provided by the Duck Nest! Please email uofeatherpals@gmail.com with any questions, and see attached flyer for more information.

  • NEW! Student Orientation Staffers (SOSers) Applications

Application Deadline: January 23, 2022

Student Orientation Staffers (SOSers) serve as official hosts to new students and their families during IntroDUCKtion sessions. Their primary goal is to introduce new students and their families to the resources that help create smooth transitions to the university. Students who are excited to welcome the new incoming class to the UO should apply! In the position, you'll build your leadership skills, teamworking skills, and gain valuable professional work experience alongside supportive and welcoming fellow staffers and friends.    The applications are due January 23rd, 2022. Please email uointro@uoregon.edu with any questions.

            Apply at https://orientation.uoregon.edu/student-jobs

  • CHC exclusive! Working on your thesis? Join a CHC Writing Circle today!

In Winter and Spring 2021, the CHC will be organizing Writing Circles to support students as they work on their theses. Writing Circles are groups of students who come together at a dedicated time to share their weekly progress and write together as a community. To sign up for a Winter term Writing Circle, please fill out this Qualtrics form

  • The Washington Leadership Program Internship

Application Deadline: January 9, 2022

The Washington Leadership Program (WLP) is pleased to announce that it is now accepting applications from high-potential South Asian American college students for the 2022 summer leadership program scheduled to take place from June 11, 2022 to August 5, 2022. WLP cultivates the South Asian American community's next generation of leaders by placing them in congressional offices or federal agencies in Washington, D.C. for eight-week summer internships and a structured leadership-training curriculum. The students gain a firsthand view of the policy-making and legislative process, as well as gain access to high-profile South-Asian leaders in the nation's capital. Interns will receive a total stipend of $2,000 and will be required to complete 2-3 short writing assignments during the internship. WLP is hosting three virtual information sessions for you to ask questions about the program and applications. Please submit this form if you are interested in attending a session (times and dates in form). The application is available here

  • Study Abroad Opportunity for Spring 2022: Stones and Stories

Final deadline: January 15, 2022

Stones and Stories: Trekking Italian Landscapes in Siena is a Spring 2022 GEO study abroad program led by Prof. Roxann Prazniak. The Via Francigena is a pilgrimage route dating to early medieval times which became an important source of social and economic exchange. The route played a central role in the renaissance in Siena and broader Italy and was experienced by such travelers as St. Francis of Assisi, author Mary Shelley and her husband, and Italian Nationalist Guiseppe Garibaldi. You will explore the natural and social history of the Via Francigena, with an historic and literary focus on the route from the thirteenth century to present. You will learn about the geology, natural history and microclimates through which the Via passes not only through reading, but also travelling along the trail. For more information, attend the info session on December 2 (details in the upcoming events section above).

  • Ephemera is back!

Submission deadline: January 17, 2022

The CHC’s student-run creative arts journal is up-and-running once again, and we want YOU to share your voice with us! Beginning now, we will be accepting work in the form of poetry, prose (short fiction + non-fiction), visual art (of all shapes and sizes!), music and more! Additionally, we are developing ways to publish/share performance art and other expressions beyond-the-page, so don’t hesitate to reach out with your projects! Submit by emailing us at ephemera@uoregon.edu. Our submission deadline is January 17th. We are also seeking volunteers for multiple positions with our magazine, including poetry, prose, art, design and social media/digital editors. Please apply via this survey. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a first-come-first-served basis.

  • Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP)

Application deadline: February 5, 2022

This is a free summer enrichment program for first and second year students focused on improving access to information and resources for college students interested in the health professions. SHPEP students gain clinical exposure through small-group rotations and seminars, participate in career development and financial literacy workshops, attend health policy seminars and more! Learn more and apply here.

  • CHC Exclusive! CHC’s Mentored Research Program (MRP)

Application deadline: Rolling

The Mentored Research Program allows CHC students to apply for funding to work as research assistants for UO faculty members. Students are eligible to apply for up to approximately $1,000 of funding per academic year term (approximately $3,000 per academic year) work with a professor on a research project (which may lay the groundwork for the student’s thesis project). Additional information and application instructions can be found on the CHC’s student Canvas site. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis throughout the academic year (although applications received after Week 8 will be considered at the beginning of the following term).

  • CHC Exclusive! CHC’s Internship Funding Program (IFP)

Application deadline: Rolling

The Internship Funding Program offers CHC students the opportunity to apply for up to $5,000 to help fund their living expenses for low-paying or unpaid, non-credit-bearing internships. Additional information and application instructions can be found on the CHC’s student Canvas site. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis throughout the academic year (although applications received after Week 8 will be considered at the beginning of the following term).

  • CMAE Scholars Program

Application deadline: Rolling

The Center for Multicultural Academic Excellence (CMAE) is accepting applications for the new CMAE Scholars Program for the 2021-22 academic year. To apply, students are encouraged to complete an online application. Applications accepted throughout the year but an early connection is recommended. Contact Stella-Marie Akindayomi if you have any questions about the program and/or admission process.

  • Want feedback on your essays? Visit the Writing Associates for 100- and 200-level HC Courses

Are you interested in receiving online support over the course of the term for your work in English, Honors College, or AEIS courses? Then you are eligible to access the Writing Associates online tutoring services. Go to this scheduling website for ENG, HC, and AEIS courses. If you have questions or would like more information about this or the other tutoring services provided by the English department’s Center for Teaching Writing, email Dr. Kate Myers (kmyers@uoregon.edu).

  • Peer Academic Coaching with the Tutoring and Academic Engagement Center (TAEC)

The Tutoring and Academic Engagement Center (TAEC) is pleased to announce that Peer Academic Coaching is now available for all undergrads.  Our trained coaches meet one-on-one with students to help outline academic goals, refine and enhance study strategies, and offer support & resources around challenging learning experiences.

  • Scheduled appointments are available Monday – Friday, 10:00AM – 5:00PM in the Knight Library and the new Academic Success HUB (LLC North 123).  Students may choose the location. 
  • Drop-in is Monday & Wednesday 1:00PM – 3:00PM in the Academic Success HUB (LLC North 123).
  • Students can also choose to meet remotely.

To learn more about Peer Academic Coaching including how to schedule an appointment via Navigate, visit our we