Deadline: November 1
Eligibility: Resident aliens, naturalized
citizens, or the child of two parents
who are naturalized citizens, senior
undergraduates or first/second year
graduate students, under 30 years old.
Benefits: Each year the fellow receives a
maintenance grant of $25,000 (paid in two
installments) and a tuition grant of one-half the tuition cost of the US graduate
program attended by the fellow (up to a
maximum of $20,000 per academic year).
WHERE TO FIND
ACM Conferences: Calendar of upcoming
events from the ACM site.
ACM Transactions on Programming
Languages and Systems: Research results
on all aspects of programming languages
Foundation for Biotechnology Awareness
and Education: The fundamental goal
of the foundation is to create scientific
awareness about modern biotechnology
and educate the public and various
stakeholders about the perceived or
potential risks and benefits of this
National Physical Science Consortium
Deadline: November 5
Eligibility: NPSC welcomes applications
from any qualified US citizen who has
the ability to pursue graduate work at an
NPSC member institution. NPSC attempts
to recruit a broad pool of applicants with
special emphasis on underrepresented
minorities and women.
Benefits: The charge to the employer
for each student supported is $21,000,
of which $16,000 is the allowance to
the student and $5,000 goes to NPSC to
support its operations
Explanation: NPSC covers astronomy,
chemistry, computer science, geology,
materials science, mathematical sciences,
physics, and their subdisciplines, and
related engineering fields.
ACM Transactions on Software
Engineering and Methodology: Papers on
all aspects of designing and building large
and complex soft ware systems.
Journal of Biological Engineering: JBE,
the official journal of the Institute of
Biological Engineering, is an open access,
online journal that publishes articles on
all aspects of biological engineering.
ACM Special Interest Group on Ada
Programming Language: SIGAda Provides
a forum on all aspects of the Ada language
and technologies, including usage,
education, standardization, design
methods, and compiler implementation.
National Nanotechnology Initiative:
Established in 2001, NNI coordinates
federal nanotechnology research and
development in the US, and provides a
vision of the long-term opportunities and
benefits of nanotechnology.
Symantec Research Labs Graduate
Deadline: December 18
Eligibility: Applying students must attend
a U. S. or European university in a PhD or
Master’s program focused on technology
research. Exceptional graduating
undergraduate seniors may also apply
award is contingent on their acceptance
to a graduate program. Preference is given
to students with a desire to work in an
industrial research lab.
Benefits: 1-2 years, full tuition and fees
plus stipend, paired with a mentor, paid
summer internship, and a laptop.
Explanation: To fund innovative research
with real-world value, in areas of Symantec’s
business interests in information security,
availability, and integrity.
ACM Special Interest Group on Genetic
and Evolutionary Computation: Hosts
an annual Genetic and Evolutionary
Computation Conference (GECCO), which
combines the formerly held International
Conference on Genetic Algorithms and
Genetic Programming Conferences.
Carnegie Mellon University
Software Engineering Masters Programs
School of Engineering
University of Canterbury
College of Engineering
ACM Special Interest Group on
Programming Languages: Explores
programming language concepts and
tools, focusing on design, implementation,
and efficient use.
University of Melbourne
Melbourne School of Engineering
University of Minnesota
Master of Science in Software Engineering
Association for the Advancement of
Artificial Intelligence: Non-profit society
devoted to advancing the scientific
understanding of the mechanisms
underlying thought and intelligent
behavior in machines.
University of Oviedo
School of Computer Science
University of Oxford
Software Engineering Programme