Office of Undergraduate Research Accepting Symposium Submissions
Application Deadline: Feb. 1
The Office of Undergraduate Research is taking submissions for the April 27, 2017, Undergraduate Research Symposium. The symposium is the signature event of the campus's Undergraduate Research Week, which takes place April 23-29 and brings together students, faculty, and staff from all disciplines. Apply for the symposium and email firstname.lastname@example.org for inquiries.
Spots Still Open to Study Abroad in France
Application Deadline: ASAP
While accompanied by Professor Bill Trent, participants of this spring break study abroad trip will visit classrooms in France, learn about the country's education system and culture, and meet student teachers. After experiencing the home lives of residents in Lyon, students will spend a weekend in Paris. Learn more and contact Jenn Raskauskas at email@example.com for inquiries.
Spend Your Spring Break in Spain
Application Deadline: Feb. 1
Students in the eight-week course EPS 199 SSA will research the locations of Barcelona and Tarragona, learning about the culture and its impact on the education system in Spain. Class begins Feb. 3, and the trip to Spain takes place March 18-26. Learn more about this study abroad experience and apply. Contact Allison Witt at firstname.lastname@example.org for inquiries.
Join the College of Education Study Tour of Australia
Application Deadline: Feb. 3
Due to great airfare pricing, the May 18-June 4 College of Education study abroad opportunity in Australia is expected to cost no more than $5,000—and that figure doesn't include the $500 scholarships that the College offers all students who learn overseas. Discover more about the trip, read the student blog that highlights the 2015 study abroad experience in Australia, and apply for the campus I4I/IIP scholarships for studying overseas. Contact Kathy Ryan at email@example.com or Susan Michaels at firstname.lastname@example.org for inquiries.
Study Abroad with ACES in Botswana this Summer
Application Deadline: Feb. 15
The June 4 to July 29 Communities & Wildlife Conservation Summer Research Internship counts toward course credit for NRES 285/ANSC 398 (two hours) and NRES 293 (four hours). The experience will include both scientific and social aspects to data collection to prepare students for interactions with communities and different cultures. Students will be placed at various research sites and learn different research and monitoring methodologies, and they will complete a mini-research project using the data they collect. Learn more and contact Robert Lee Schooley at email@example.com for inquiries.
Apply for Fred S. Bailey Scholarship
Application Deadline: Feb. 16
There is still time to apply for the 2017-2018 Bailey Scholarship for undergraduate students. This scholarship awards nearly $150,000 to Illinois undergrads who make a difference in their communities. Learn more and contact firstname.lastname@example.org for inquiries.
iVenture Accelerator Accepting Applications
Application Deadline: March 19
Applications are now being accepted to join the 2017-2018 cohort of iVenture Accelerator, which supports the top entrepreneurial startups created by Illinois students. This is a chance to work full time on innovative ventures during the summer with provided funding, advising, space, and world-class networks. Learn more about iVenture Accelerator and apply.