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Opportunities for Students

Call for participation: Explore Graduate Studies in CSE Workshop

October 17, 2015
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

The goal of this workshop is to help undergraduates better prepare for the graduate school application process and broaden participation in computing research.  Students can apply online by clicking here. *Travel Awards* are available. Women and underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. 

Call for participation: 10th Workshop for Women in Machine Learning 2015 Co-located with NIPS

December 7, 2015
Montreal, Canada

This one-day workshop will consist of talks by established researchers and graduate students, a poster session for graduate students to showcase their research, and a panel discussion to discuss careers in machine learning.

NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

CS student deadline: October 27, 2015

Seniors considering graduate school and qualifying graduate students should consider this prestigious fellowship. Fellows receive a three-year annual stipend of $32,000 along with a $12,000 cost of education allowance for tuition and fees (paid to the institution), opportunities for international research and professional development, and the freedom to conduct their own research at any accredited U.S. institution of graduate education they choose. The GRF program solicitation is available here.

Additional and useful information can be found at:
resource page maintained for the GRF program
Conquer’s How to apply to Graduate School page
Michael Ernst’s notes on graduate fellowship applications
Philip Guo’s advice for fellowship applications

Opportunities for Students