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Nominations Open for 2022 CRA-E Undergraduate Research Faculty Mentoring Award: Due November 22

The CRA-E Undergraduate Research Faculty Mentoring Award honors faculty members in computing who have made a significant impact on students they have mentored. It recognizes those who have provided exceptional mentorship and undergraduate research experiences and, in parallel, guidance on admission and matriculation of these students to research-focused graduate programs in computing.

Nominations are due Friday, November 22, 2021, by 5 PM (ET). Winners will be notified by early February 2022. Click here to view the 2021 award winners and here to view the FAQs.

CRA-E Graduate Fellows Program Accepting Nominations: Due January 5

The Computing Research Association Education Committee (CRA-E) is now accepting nominations for the CRA-E Graduate Fellows Program. The program opportunities for Ph.D. candidates in a computing field to contribute to CRA-E projects, to network with computer science education advocates on the committee, and to engage in advocacy for mentoring undergraduate students and promote computer science research and undergraduate education at the national level.

More information is available at  http://cra.org/crae/activities/fellows/. Nominations are due Wednesday, January 5, 2022 at 5 PM EST.

CRA-WP 2022 Distributed Research Experience for Undergraduates (DREU) – Applications Due February 15

The CRA-WP Distributed Research Experiences for Undergraduates (DREU) program matches students with a faculty mentor for a summer research experience at the faculty mentor’s home institution. We invite applications from both undergraduate students interested in exploring research in computer science and faculty members interested in being a research mentor.

DREU interns will have the opportunity to be directly involved in a research project and interact with graduate students and professors on a daily basis. This experience is invaluable for those who are considering graduate school; DREU will provide a close-up view of what graduate school is really like and increase interns’ competitiveness as an applicant for graduate admissions and fellowships. Faculty mentors will have the opportunity to work on their research project with new students from other institutions and to mentor future graduate students.

Application Link: https://www.abstractscorecard.com/cfp/submit/login.asp?EventKey=HHZUSJCT

Application Period: October 15 – February 15

Learn More: Hear from previous attendees: https://youtu.be/363fwY4ZwTk