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2010 Research and Scholarship Opportunities for VA - NC Alliance Students

Research, Internship & Scholarship Opportunities

for VA-NC Alliance Students

The Alliance mantains a listing of summer and academic year research, internship, and scholarships available to students and partner institutions.Please contact Ms. Jessica McCauley by e-mail: or phone: (434) 982-0310 if you would like us to add an opportunity to this list, or have questions about existing opportunities. A list of opportunities from previous years is also available.



Opportunities for Spring/Summer 2014


Looking for internships?


 Commonwealth STEM Industry Internship Program

Apply for various paid summer internship positions with companies throughout Virginia.


Search Pathways to Science for internships

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Looking for Scholarships?


The Virginia Space Grant Consortium STEM Bridge Scholarship


Rising sophomores: $1000 renewable scholarships available. Check eligibility & apply online.


Dominion Diversity Scholarships

DEADLINE: June 1, 2014

Rising sophomores and juniors: $5000 scholarship and a 10-12 week paid internship during summer 2015.

Questions? e-mail with subject line: “Diversity Scholarship Inquiry"





Interested in applying to grad school?



DEADLINE: July 15, 2014

Interactive symposium aimed to expose underrepresented minority students to the benefits of a graduate education in the fields of chemistry, chemical engineering and materials science. All travel expenses, meals and hotel accommodations covered. Oct 24-25, 2014 on MIT’s campus. Download the flyer here.


Grad school “How-To” YouTube videos published by UC Berkeley

Topics include: personal statement writing, financing graduate school, engineering Ph.D. student panel, etc.


University at Albany Bridge to the Doctorate Program

Applications now being accepted for fall 2014. Two-year graduate fellowships of $30,000, full tuition, health insurance.


Search Pathways to Science for fellowships

Bridge to the Doctorate, IGERT and NSF Grad Research Fellowship programs provide generous stipend and tuition support for students through the National Science Foundation


Search Pathways to Science for post-doc opportunities

More than 250 openings nationwide.