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School is back into session at both Rutgers-Newark, and NJIT, two cool programs to explore tomorrow

BY lyanne

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The National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) “recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based master’s and doctoral degrees at accredited United States institutions.” This workshop will help you determine if this opportunity is for you. Tomorrow, Wednesday, September 10, 2014 – 2:30pm – 4:00pm. to be held at, Joseph C. Cornwall Center for Metropolitan Studies

SPEAKERS:
Patricia Bender, Research Specialist
ADMISSION:
FREE; RSVP required to gsnopps@andromeda.rutgers.edu
FOR MORE INFO:
Irene Welch
irene.welch@rutgers.edu
973-353-1750

The GRFP helps ensure the vitality of the human resource base of science and engineering in the United States and reinforces its diversity. The program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based master’s and doctoral degrees at accredited United States institutions.

As the oldest graduate fellowship of its kind, the GRFP has a long history of selecting recipients who achieve high levels of success in their future academic and professional careers. The reputation of the GRFP follows recipients and often helps them become life-long leaders that contribute significantly to both scientific innovation and teaching. Past fellows include numerous Nobel Prize winners, U.S. Secretary of Energy, Steven Chu, Google founder, Sergey Brin and Freakonomics co-author, Steven Levitt.

Fellows share in the prestige and opportunities that become available when they are selected. Fellows benefit from a three-year annual stipend of $32,000 along with a $12,000 cost of education allowance for tuition and fees (paid to the institution), opportunities for international research and professional development, and the freedom to conduct their own research at any accredited U.S. institution of graduate education they choose.

GRFP Fellows are anticipated to become knowledge experts who can contribute significantly to research, teaching, and innovations in science and engineering. These individuals are crucial to maintaining and advancing the nation’s technological infrastructure and national security as well as contributing to the economic well-being of society at large.

So that the nation can build fully upon the strength and creativity of a diverse society, the Foundation welcomes applications from all qualified individuals. Women, under-represented minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

The fellowship is competitive, and those planning to apply should devote a sincere effort to their application. See the How to Apply section for more information.

You must register for the workshop via an email message which includes your program of study at Rutgers University, Newark to gsnopps@andromeda.rutgers.edu.

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Intro to Entrepreneurship Q&A

Wednesday, September 10, 2014 – 4:00pm – 6:00pm
Off-Campus
25 James Street, Newark NJ 07102
ADMISSION:
$10.00 Pre-registration is required
FOR MORE INFO:
Nakima Caldwell
ncaldwell@business.rutgers-edu
973-353-1922
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INTRO TO ENTREPRENEURSHIP Q&A

The Introduction to Entrepreneurship Q & A seminars is 2hr roundtable sessions that provide opportunities for those interested in starting a business to address start-up issues or questions. Pre-registration required. This workshop is offered twice a month on Wednesday, and will cover topics on doing business in New Jersey such as: Online Business Registration; Legal Structuring of the business; Getting a Federal ID; Registering for taxes with the NJ Department of Revenue; Financial sources and resources; Element of Business Planning; General discussion on other specific topics related to the participants’ business questions and needs. Four times a year some of the Intro to Entrepreneurship Q & A session will be taught in SPANISH for more information and location, dates. Please Contact the Center at 973-353-5950.

 

 

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