How to Prepare an ISSR or CRF Scholars Proposal

Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 11:30am to 1:00pm
E20 Machmer Hall | UMass Amherst
Led by Center for Research on Families (CRF) Director Maureen Perry-Jenkins and Institute for Social Science Research (ISSR) Director Laurel Smith-Doerr, prospective applicants for the faculty Scholars Programs at CRF and ISSR will receive guidance on the application process, which program to apply to, and what reviewers will be looking for in competitive applications for the spring 2019 application deadline. Registration required.

ISSR/OPD Seminar | Funding Search Strategies for Graduate Students of Color

Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
5th Floor Lounge | Goodell Hall | UMass Amherst
This event will provide tips and tools to effectively search for national fellowship programs designed to support graduate students of color. We’ll also discuss how to craft a compelling personal statement, which is often a required application component.

ISSR Scholar Katherine L. Dixon-Gordon presented Early Career Psychologist Award from National Register of Health Service Psychologists

Katherine L. Dixon-Gordon

Please join us in congratulating Katherine L. Dixon-Gordon (Assistant Professor | Psychological and Brain Sciences) on her selection for the 2018 Judy E. Hall, PhD, Early Career Psychologist Award. This award, presented by the National Register of Health Service Psychologists, is named after Judy E. Hall, PhD, the Executive Officer of the National Register from 1990 to 2013. The award recognizes excellence in a National Register credentialed psychologist with fewer than ten years of postdoctoral experience, and the associated $2,500 stipend supports a project that advances the mission, vision, and values of the National Register.

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation New Directions Fellowship | August 17 Internal Deadline for Limited Submission

The UMass Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations announces a limited submission opportunity for the Andrew W. Mellon New Directions Fellowships. This Fellowship assists exceptional faculty members in the humanities and humanistic social sciences who seek to acquire systematic training outside their own areas of special interest.  The program is intended to enable scholars in the humanities to work on problems that interest them most, at an appropriately advanced level of sophistication.  In addition to facilitating the work of individual faculty members, these awards should benefit scholarship in the humanities more generally by encouraging the highest standards in cross-disciplinary research.

NIH Seeking Social and Behavioral Scientists for Program and Review Officer Positions

National Institutes for Health logo

The NIH Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research is looking for social and behavioral scientists to fill open positions for Program Officer and Scientific Review Officer. Please see the OBSSR Update below for further details, and consider sharing this with your social and behavioral science colleagues and networks.

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