Apply by January 27
Interested in partnering with artists and communities to design and implement projects that impact social and environmental issues? The Art + Science Partnerships cohort program
helps PhD students in the natural sciences become facilitators of interdisciplinary partnerships that impact critical environmental and social issues within communities. Students in the natural sciences who want to participate in a learning community of other students, scientists, artists and community members, and address issues of power, equity and inclusion in community-engaged scholarship, are encouraged to apply for the program and turn your research into action.
Apply by January 31
Graduate students from groups underrepresented in the sciences are invited to apply for a paid research opportunity as a Global Sustainability Scholar. The opportunity pays $8,000 for a 10-week experience in summer 2021. We will be selecting five fellows to work on water-energy-food, oceans, and broader sustainability issues with Belmont Forum organizations and Future Earth projects. Funds have been provided by CU's Sustainability Innovation Lab (SILC)
to ensure that a minimum of one Fellow is selected from CU Boulder. Apply through the GSScholar website
. For questions regarding the fellows program please check the website
or email Maria Fernanda Enriquez at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you for sharing this opportunity among your networks.
Apply by February 5
CU Boulder faculty, staff and students, are you doing research, teaching or creative work that connects with communities across the state and beyond? The CU Boulder Outreach Awards Committee and the Office for Outreach and Engagement are accepting proposals through Feb. 5, 2021 to support this type of scholarship. Download information or register for an info session on the OOE website
. The annual CU Boulder Outreach Awards (selected by an interdisciplinary campus committee) as well as the office's Community Impact and Micro Grant programs fund project-related expenses such as materials, supplies, equipment and more. Each funding type has its own selection criteria, application requirements and allowable expenses.
Apply by April 1
Humor is an underused tool in climate change communication; yet comedy has the power to connect people, information, ideas, and new ways of thinking/acting. In this 6th annual competition, Inside the Greenhouse
seeks to harness the powers of climate comedy through compelling, resonant and meaningful videos, up to two minutes in length, to meet people where they are and open them up to new and creative engagement. Successful entries will have found the funny while relating to climate change issues. Each entry will be reviewed by a committee composed of students, staff and faculty at CU Boulder. See the Inside the Greenhouse website
for info on submitting your own two-minute-or-less creation, filmed within the last year. Contest open to all CU Boulder students and any resident of Planet Earth who is not also CU Boulder faculty or staff.
1st place: $400 prize
2nd place: $250
3rd place: $100