Doctoral Dissertation Support Grants
The CED Research Committee is accepting applications for doctoral
dissertation support grants to be made to College of Education graduate
students. There will likely be several grants of approximately $1,500 to be
used to support dissertation research.
Proposals are due by 5:00 PM, Tuesday, April 12, 2016 and the recipient(s)
will be announced in early May. In order to be considered for this grant,
the applicant must be enrolled as a student during the Spring 2016 semester
and successfully defend his/her dissertation proposal by August 31, 2016.
Education Policy & Social Justice Paid Summer Fellowship
The Southern Education Foundation (SEF) is reaching out to tomorrow’s leaders through the 2016 Southern Education Leadership Initiative. We are seeking outstanding upperclassmen and graduate students to apply for this experiential learning opportunity. Since 2004, SEF has placed over 185 students in 85 nonprofits and foundations throughout the Southern region focused on providing advocacy, grant-making, policy analysis, research, community organizing, and direct service in education.
Democracy North Carolina is now hiring for a number of permanent and temporary full time positions. We would love your help finding talented, passionate people to fill these roles as soon as possible so we can be ready for 2016!
Working at Democracy North Carolina means being part of a small but highly productive team focused on achieving short-term results that bring about long-term change. Democracy North Carolina is an equal opportunity employer that goes well beyond the requirements of the law to maintain a talented and diverse staff. See brief descriptions below and learn more about all of our open positions at our web site.
Permanent full time positions
To apply for the permanent, full time positions listed below, send the following info to Jenn Frye, Associate Director at firstname.lastname@example.org: 1) cover letter with an overview of why you want the job and some personal and professional background, 2) your resume and 3) the names and contact information for three references who can speak to your experience, skills and attributes.
Western Piedmont Field Organizer – Builds a base of dedicated grassroots volunteers in the greater Metrolina area who take action and lead campaigns to (1) increase the civic participation and leadership of underrepresented voters and (2) advance a range of voting rights and governmental reforms that increase access to the ballot, improve government accountability, and reduce the influence of big money in politics. Salary range: $36,000-$50,000. Read full description.
Northeast Field Organizer – Covers the region generally from Nash-Wilson-Greene-Pitt-Craven counties and northward. Builds a base of dedicated grassroots volunteers who take action and lead campaigns to (1) increase the civic participation and leadership of underrepresented voters and (2) advance a range of voting rights and governmental reforms that increase access to the ballot, improve government accountability, and reduce the influence of big money in politics. Salary range: $36,000-$50,000. Read full description.
Training Manager – Develops, collects, organizes and implements workshops and trainings that provide public education on Democracy NC’s core issues, strategic and tactical organizing skills and tools, civic education training, and training on NC’s political history, context and how to use the political process to advance social justice goals. Salary range: $36,000-$50,000. Read full description.
East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes
The National Science Foundation (NSF) East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes (EAPSI) Fellowship Program provides U.S. graduate students in science and engineering with an opportunity to spend 8 weeks (10 weeks for Japan) during the summer conducting research at one of the seven host locations in East Asia and Pacific: Australia, China, Japan, Korea, New Zealand, Singapore, and Taiwan.