• SMLS-NRT offers a one-year Non-Working Fellowship to eligible Trainees* which covers all tuition and health fees, as well as a $34,000 annual stipend distributed in three payments. Our first round of NSF Fellowship awardees will receive their stipend and coverage of all academic fees for the 2016-2017 year. Congratulations to Nick Posey, Chris Hango, Whitney Blocher, Ryan Carpenter, Laura Parker and Mike Kwasny.




  • The Northeast Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (NEAGEP) at UMass Amherst provides financial support and mentoring to underrepresented minorities enrolled in STEM programs. Visit http://www.neagep.org/program.html.


  • MASSACHUSETTS LIFE SCIENCES CENTER (MLSC) announces the launch of the next round of their Internship Challenge program open to any registered Massachusetts student with at least one year completed in AA, BA/BS or MA/MS programs (Ph.D. students are not eligible) interested in industry internships in the life sciences.  Check out this link for important information regarding the program which offers paid internships:  http://www.masslifesciences.com/programs/internship/