Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Portland State University // www.pdx.edu/cee
Here you can find scholarships of varied scope and financial coverage. PSU students can find additional information regarding scholarships and financial aid on the Portland State University financial aid site. PSU Graduate Students can find funding information on the Office of Graduate Studies page.
Oregon Concrete and Aggregate Producers Associate (OCAPA) Scholarship
OCAPA is offering scholarships for deserving students pursuing a career related to the construction materials industry. Areas of study may include, but are not limited to, construction materials, engineering, geology, land use planning, etc.
Any junior, senior, or graduate students enrolled at a Oregon university may apply. Students must be enrolling full time in an academic institution for the year beginning in September following the date of application. Students must be recognized citizens of the United States.
The academic institution may be either a university or a community college with a recognized related courses of study. Scholarships will be applied toward full or part time tuition costs for one calendar year.
The following materials must be included with the application:
- A transcript of college grades through the latest grading period prior to the date of application (official or unofficial)
- A letter of recommendation from a professor, employer, or other relevant acquaintance
- A 300 to 500 word statement of his/her career plan and how to relates to the construction materials industry
Applications are due May 24, 2013
Applications can be accessed below.
More detailed information and an online application can be found at www.nationalacademies.org/rap.The National Research Council of the National Academies sponsors a number of awards for graduate, postdoctoral and senior researchers at participating federal laboratories and affiliated institutions. These awards include generous stipends ranging from $42,000 – $75,000 per year for recent Ph.D. recipients, and higher for additional experience. Graduate entry level stipends begin at $30,000. These awards provide the opportunity for recipients to do independent research in some of the best-equipped and staffed laboratories in the U.S. Research opportunities are open to U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and for some of the laboratories, foreign nationals.
Detailed program information, including online applications, instructions on how to apply and a list of participating laboratories, is available on the NRC Research Associateship Programs Website (see link above).
There are four annual review cycles.
Review Cycle: November; Opens September 1; Closes November 1
Review Cycle: February; Opens December 1; Closes February 1
Review Cycle: May; Opens March 1; Closes May 1
Review Cycle: August; Opens June 1; Closes August 1
Applicants should contact prospective Adviser(s) at the lab(s) prior to the application deadline to discuss their research interests and funding opportunities.