Great Summer Jobs are hard to find… apply to be an Orientation Leader! Deadline, February 4th

ORIENTATION LEADERS WANTED. Love UW? Love working in a team? Want to have a fun summer job? Apply to be an Orientation Leader!!

For more information, go to: or attend an info session:

· Wednesday 1/23- 3:00pm in MGH 258

· Wednesday 1/30- 3:00pm in Alder Hall 106

· Friday 2/1- 12:30pm in HUB 307

Applications are due on February 4th! Questions? uwao, 206-543-4905

Happy Friday!


Natalie Gempesaw-Pangan McKinnis

Program Manager, First Year Programs

University of Washington

120 Mary Gates Hall

Box 352825

Seattle, WA 98195


"The difference between ‘involvement’ and ‘commitment’ is like a ham-and-egg sandwich: the chicken was ‘involved’ – the pig was ‘committed’."

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$10,000 STEM Scholarship Opportunity

Dear University of Washington STEM Students,

The Astronaut Scholarship Foundation (ASF) is offering a competitive $10,000 scholarship for University of Washington students who are in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math (STEM) disciplines. Awardees will receive funding for their 2013-2014 academic year.

All motivated STEM students, who have demonstrated success in both their course work and research projects, are encouraged to apply. Space Grant must receive all materials by 5pm on March 1, 2013. Furthermore, Space Grant will notify applicants of their application status by March 5, 2013.

Student Eligibility and Application process:
-Must be a United States citizen

-Application must include a letter of reference and cover sheet completed by at least one faculty member who has worked closely with you

-Must hold either junior or senior status at the beginning of the
2013-2014 academic year

Nomination documents and details may be downloaded from:

All application materials must be sent to the Space Grant main office at:
WA NASA Space Grant
Attn: Astronaut Scholarship Foundation
Johnson 141
Box 351310
Seattle, WA 98195

As general advice, be proactive by downloading the application materials and set-up a meeting with a faculty member to discuss your application. Ensure that your application is complete by ensuring that all documents are included and double check for typos, grammar and such.

I am here to help, so please feel free to contact me regarding this opportunity at jcc5. Answers to Frequently Asked Questions may be found at the provided link above.

J.Carlos Chavez
Student Program Coordinator and Advisor
Washington NASA Space Grant
Phone: 206-543-8919

16th Annual UW Undergraduate Research Symposium

The 16th Annual UW Undergraduate Research Symposium will be on Friday, May 17, 2013, 11:00 am to 6:00 pm in Mary Gates Hall. To present their work at this event, students must submit an application by Monday, February 25th, 2013. The Symposium is a celebration of undergraduate accomplishments in research, scholarship, and creative expression in all academic disciplines. Students may present their research either in a poster session or an oral presentation session. We will also have a dedicated performance space in nearby Meany Hall for performing arts presentations. Last year, over 920 students participated in this exciting event.

To apply or check out more details: