Tuesday, October 04, 2011

Opp: 2012 NSF Asia and Pacific Fellowship Program Now Open

This is a great program I took part in back in maybe 93?
Eligible for US citizens or US residents. Odds are very good (maybe 50%).
Funds travel, language training, and more for 10 weeks.
Let me know if you're interested, deadline November 9.

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Date: Mon, Oct 3, 2011 at 2:53 PM
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From: Ramaj, Ergys<eramaj@nsf.gov>
Date: Thu, Sep 15, 2011 at 10:21 AM
Subject: 2012 NSF EAPSI Fellowship Program Now Open
To: eapsi@nsfsi.org

(Link: www.nsfsi.org )
The National Science Foundation (NSF) East Asia and Pacific Summer
Institutes for U.S. Graduate Students (EAPSI) is a flagship
international fellowship program for developing the next generation of
globally  engaged U.S. scientists and engineers knowledgeable about
the Asian and Pacific regions. The Summer Institutes are hosted by
foreign counterparts committed to increasing opportunities for young
U.S. researchers to work in research facilities and with host mentors
abroad. Fellows are supported to participate in eight-week research
experiences at host laboratories in Australia, China, Japan (10
weeks), Korea, New Zealand, Singapore and Taiwan from June to August.
The program provides a $5,000 summer stipend, round-trip airfare to
the host location, living expenses abroad, and an introduction to the
society, culture, language, and research environment of the host
The 2012 application is now open and will close at 5:00 pm proposer’s
local time on November 9, 2011.  Application instructions are
available online at www.nsfsi.org. For further information concerning
benefits, eligibility, and tips on applying, applicants are encouraged
to visit www.nsf.gov/eapsi or www.nsfsi.org.
NSF recognizes the importance of enabling U.S. researchers and
educators to advance their work through international collaborations
and the value of ensuring that future generations of U.S. scientists
and engineers gain professional experience beyond this nation's
borders early in their careers. The program is intended for U.S.
graduate students pursuing studies in fields supported by the National
Science Foundation. Women, minorities, and persons with disabilities
are strongly encouraged to apply for the EAPSI. Applicants must be
enrolled in a research-oriented master's or PhD program and be U.S.
citizens or U.S. permanent residents by the application deadline date.
Students in combined bachelor/master degree programs must have
matriculated from the undergraduate degree program by the application
deadline date.
The first Summer Institutes began in Japan in 1990, and to date over
2,400 U.S. graduate students have participated in the program.
Should you have any questions, please contact the EAPSI Help Desk by
email at eapsi@nsfsi.org or by phone at 1-866-501-2922.
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