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Center for Aging in Diverse Communities (CADC) scholars will have the opportunity to interact with investigators on the CADC center grant, enhance their research skills and expand their knowledge...
Center for Aging in Diverse Communities (CADC) scholars will have the opportunity to interact with investigators on the CADC center grant, enhance their research skills and expand their knowledge about aging and disparities research among minority populations. Scholars will be assisted in developing and submitting a career-development or independent research proposal based on results of their pilot studies. CADC scholars will receive training in issues pertaining to minority aging research as well as feedback on papers, grant ideas, and other academic products through monthly seminars focused on works in progress with CADC faculty. They will be encouraged to participate in scientific meetings and training opportunities offered by the National Institute on Aging. CADC Scholars will also have access to the resource cores of the UCSF Older Americans Independence Center (OAIC) that supports research on the determinants of outcomes of disability in vulnerable elders. The OAIC will also be co-funding one of the CADC pilot awards focused on vulnerable older adults.
Population: Undergrad, K-12
Population: Underrepresented Minorities
Interests: Research
Sponsor/School: UCSF Medicine
Contact: Cecilia Populus-Eudave
Participation: Open Invitation, Application
Location: UCSF Laurel Heights
Additional information:
The applicant must be an individual at the assistant professor faculty level or a senior postdoctoral fellow. The Principal Investigator (PI) of the pilot study must be from a racial/ethnic minority as defined by self-identification or from a socioeconomically disadvantaged background as defined by NIH
The CHCI (Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute) Graduate Fellowship Program seeks to enhance participants' leadership abilities, strengthen professional skills and produce more competent and...
The CHCI (Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute) Graduate Fellowship Program seeks to enhance participants' leadership abilities, strengthen professional skills and produce more competent and competitive Latino professionals. The nine month paid Fellowship Program offers exceptional Latinos who have earned at least a master's degree within three years of the program start date with unparalleled exposure to hands-on experience in the public policy areas: (1) Higher Education; (2) Secondary Education; (3) Health; (4) Housing; (5) Law; AND (6) STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math).
Population: Undergrad
Population: Underrepresented Minorities
Interests: Grant/Scholarship/Fellowship
Phone: 202-543-1771
Duration: 9 Months
Location: National
CHCI's (Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute) scholarship opportunities are afforded to Latino students in the United States who have a history of performing public service-oriented activities in...
CHCI's (Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute) scholarship opportunities are afforded to Latino students in the United States who have a history of performing public service-oriented activities in their communities and who demonstrate a desire to continue their civic engagement in the future. There is no GPA or academic major requirement. Students with excellent leadership potential are encouraged to apply. CHCI scholarships provide recipients with a one time scholarship of: (1)$1,000 to pursue an associate degree; (2) $2,500 to pursue an undergraduate degree; (3) $5,000 to pursue graduate-level study; and (4) Scholarship awards are intended to provide assistance with tuition, room and board, textbooks, and other educational expenses associated with college enrollment. In an effort to ensure the progress of scholarship recipients and encourage completion of the postsecondary program, each associate and undergraduate level scholarship award is divided over the number of years required for graduation (i.e. a $2,500 scholarship for a college freshman will be distributed in four equal installments of $625 a year). Students continue to receive annual disbursements as long as they maintain good academic standing. CHCI manages the disbursement of the scholarships; an annual check is sent directly to recipients.
Population: K-12
Population: Underrepresented Minorities
Interests: Grant/Scholarship/Fellowship
Phone: 202-543-1771
Participation: Application
Location: National
The intensive one-day program provides 9th and 10th grade Latino high school students with the tools and training necessary to prepare for college. The program is held on various college campuses...
The intensive one-day program provides 9th and 10th grade Latino high school students with the tools and training necessary to prepare for college. The program is held on various college campuses across the country in cities with a high Latino population.
Population: K-12
Population: Underrepresented Minorities
Interests: Outreach, Service Learning
Phone: 202-543-1771
Duration: 1 Day
Participation: RSVP
Location: National
The Child Life Department at the UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital offers practicum and internship programs to students interested in the field of child life and child development careers. The Child...
The Child Life Department at the UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital offers practicum and internship programs to students interested in the field of child life and child development careers. The Child Life Internship Program is open to students considering careers in the child life profession. Students must have completed significant academic work in child development or child life studies in a bachelor or master degree program. Students also must have documented experience working or volunteering with children in a hospital under supervision of a child life specialist (minimum of 100 hours). This is a 15-week internship with two full rotations in different units and one week in pediatric prepare program working with a certified child life specialist (CCLS). A primary supervisor, assigned to each intern, will meet with you once a week to discuss goals, journal entries, his or her case study, and specific rotations and interventions. During your internship, you will focus on therapeutic play and child development in our programming spaces. Interns also work at bedside with a CCLS in preparation, procedural support and charting. The Child Life Practicum Program is open to college students enrolled in child development courses. This is a 12-week program that offers child development students the opportunity to interact with children in our playroom. Students are offered several learning opportunities to better understand the impact of hospitalization on child development.
Population: Undergrad
Population: Open to All
Interests: Education/Training
Contact: Eileen McCree
Phone: 415-476-8504
Deadline: Child life internship: Spring Semester - September 5; Summer Semester - January 5 ; Fall Semester - May 5; Child life practicum: December 5 (for Spring semester) and August 5 (for Fall semester)
Duration: Child Life Internship: Spring, Summer, and Fall semesters; Child life practicum: Spring and Fall semesters.
Participation: Application
Location: UCSF Mission Bay

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