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Funding Opportunities

Current Opportunities Human Frontier Science (HFSP) Program Postdoctoral Fellowship Description: Supports proposals for frontier, potentially transformative research in the life sciences. Applications for high-risk projects are particularly encouraged. Type: Fellowship Disciplines: STEM Requirements: Education: Earned doctorate or current graduate students in North, Central, or South America at the time of submission Deadline: May 18, 2022 Caspar

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Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) II Grants

Emergency financial aid grants from the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) II are now available to assist graduate students with exceptional need for educational costs and other emergency costs that arise due to coronavirus. As a graduate degree-seeking student you may be eligible to apply for emergency funding. The eligibility criteria are outlined on

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Postdoctoral Scholar Benefits & Funding

Postdoctoral Scholar Benefits & Funding Postdoctoral scholars who are paid salaries from Mizzou funds, including grants and contracts, and are classified as university employees and receive the same health, leave, educational assistance and retirement benefits as faculty and staff. Postdoctoral scholars who cannot be considered salaried university employees because they receive stipend or salary support

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Tuition Support Program Charge-Back Process: Grants & Contracts

The grant from which a student is funded may be responsible for some or all of the resident tuition waived by the Graduate Student Tuition Support Program if: The student’s assistantship meets all the eligibility criteria for a tuition waiver. At least some portion of that appointment is paid by a grant. There are no prohibitions imposed

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Funding Sources for Graduate Education

Fellowships are a type of aid granted to graduate students to help support their education. Some fellowships include a tuition waiver or a payment to the University in lieu of tuition. Most fellowships include a small stipend to cover living expenses. Finding funding for education can sometimes be a daunting task for students of under-represented

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Funding

Investing in graduate education is a major financial decision. Many students need to look beyond their own resources for assistance to help fund their studies. Where to Seek Funding Potential sources of funding for graduate school include assistantships, fellowships, scholarships, federal student aid, and grants. Below are links to internal and external funding resources. Planning

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Dr. Bret Ulery

Faculty Spotlight- Dr. Bret Ulery  Faculty Member Inducted into Mortar Board Honor Society  For Dr. Bret Ulery, Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering and Principal Investigator of the Biomodulatory Materials Engineering Laboratory, being tapped into Mortar Board this year was what he calls a stand out moment in his tenure at Mizzou and a moment he

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MU Research Excellence Program (REP)

Postdoctoral Strategic Initiative RESEARCH ENHANCEMENT The MU Research Excellence Program (REP) enhances the university’s research mission by providing funding to high performing faculty to hire postdoctoral scholars to further research productivity and advance postdoctoral scholar careers. The Research Excellence Program (REP) is coordinated by the Office of Postdoctoral Education housed within the Graduate School. The

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Career Resources

Document Review: by appointment Students seeking feedback on their resume, CV, or cover letter may contact Dr. Laura Page for an individual appointment, offered in-person or over Zoom. Once scheduled, students should email the document in advance for review. The goal of the 30-minute meeting is to discuss feedback and suggested revisions: PageL@missouri.edu Humanities Grant

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Research

  Professional Development Research Funding Research Resources MU Research Conferences Professional Development 3MT gradESSENTIALS The Connector Division of Research, Innovation, & Impact Research Funding Sponsored Programs Administration Internal Funding Research Data Analytics External Funding Opportunities – Pivot Research Resources Develop your Research Identity Human Subjects (IRB) and Animal Research Resources Sponsored Programs Administration Division of

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Assistance, Accommodation, and Leave Policy for Pregnant Students, Students with Pregnancy-Related Conditions, and Parenting Students

Eligibility Graduate students who are full-time, in good academic standing, and progressing toward degree completion are eligible for the assistance, accommodation, and leave policy. The policy applies to students currently experiencing pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions and/or parenting. Pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions include (but are not limited to) pregnancy, childbirth, false pregnancy, termination of pregnancy, and conditions

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Civil and Environmental Engineering awarded NSF S-STEM

Preparing academically-talented Masters students in Smart, Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure specialties among the focus of a new NSF S-STEM grant   The MU Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) Department was awarded the prestigious NSF S-STEM grant to train 24 undergraduate and 8 Masters students for careers in CEE (see also Student Success Focus of NSF

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Postdoctoral Appointment Process

Postdoctoral Appointment Process Departments are not required to advertise postdoctoral positions. Departments may proceed directly to hiring with their dean’s approval as described below. Data on postdoctoral fellows will be gathered through the normal hiring mechanism outlined in the recruitment business process. Please read and follow this overview of the postdoctoral fellow recruitment and hiring

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Graduate Certificates

A graduate certificate may represent a more practice-oriented subset of an existing graduate discipline, an interdisciplinary area of concentration, and/or an area of specialization. Graduate certificate programs are developed by MU faculty and each certificate must adhere to the Graduate Faculty Senate’s requirements. All certificate proposals are required to demonstrate a need for such a program

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Mentoring & Training

A mentor is expected to provide the following to the postdoctoral trainee: Provision and maintenance of a research environment that is conducive to the postdoctoral scholar’s research and scholarly development. Mentoring in all relevant/applicable areas of professional development including grant writing, written and oral communication skills, manuscript preparation and teaching skills. Career counseling and assistance

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Current Postdocs

MU Postdoctoral Research Grant The MU Office of Postdoctoral Education Research Grant Program is intended to support MU postdoctoral scholars in developing their independent research program. The grant awards help defray costs of conducting a clearly defined research project that is not financially supported by other grants, faculty members, or their department/division. The research project

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Postdoctoral Benefits

Postdoctoral scholars who cannot be considered salaried university employees because they receive stipend or salary support directly from a granting agency or a funding source that does not allow university employee status as a condition of the award, are eligible to receive benefits, but the benefits package differs in some respects from that of individuals

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Postdoctoral Education

What is a Postdoctoral Scholar? The purpose of a postdoctoral appointment is to provide recent recipients (normally within the past eight years) of their PhDs or equivalent doctorates with additional research and scholarly training for careers in research or higher education. The role and status of a postdoctoral scholar should be clearly differentiated from those

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Conflict of Interest and Student Interaction with Industry

Conflict of Interest All graduate students who hold an assistantship or are student employees are required to self disclose any outside employment or business activities and interests that could interfere with their regular duties or represent a conflict of interest (University of Missouri Collected Rules and Regulations, Section 330.015.D). To disclose, go to ecompliance.missouri.edu and complete

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