Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Receive up to $30 for participating in an on-campus study!

Are you:
  • A University of Maryland undergraduate student
  • Living away from your parents (either on- or off-campus)
  • Between the ages of 18 and 25?
If you answered yes to these 3 questions, you are invited to participate in a new research study examining emotional responses related to risky behavior after completing a short eligibility screening.
Eligible participants will have the opportunity to earn up to $30, and participation is confidential. Please note this study involves 2 sessions 7 days apart from each other.

Please contact if you are interested.

Deadline for the Joseph M. Mitchell Scholarship is July 1, 2013.

Scholarships are one-time $1000 awards to be applied to college expenses. Eligible students must be enrolled full-time, have demonstrated service to their community, and have personal/family circumstances that may be remedied in part by the scholarship.  The scholarship awards are made, in memory of Joseph M. Mitchell, Assistant Director of Resident Life and 17-year employee of the University of Maryland, who passed away July 2005.

For more information, eligibility criteria, and to access the application and nomination forms, please visit

If you have questions, you are welcome to direct them to Michelle McCubbin 301-314-9555 or Dai-An Tran at 301-314-0416.

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Joseph M. Mitchell Memorial Scholarship Award

We are currently accepting applications and nominations for the Joseph M. Mitchell Memorial Scholarship Award. Applications and nominations for the Fall  2013 semester award are due July 1, 2013. All University Graduate and Undergraduate students are encouraged to apply. Faculty, staff, and members of the campus community are welcome to nominate deserving students of this award. 

The scholarship award was established in recognition of Joe Mitchell's compassion for the less fortunate members of our society and in honor of his ability to befriend, guide and mentor individuals whose ability to succeed as students at our institution was challenged by some personal or family circumstance. Scholarships will be awarded each fall and spring semester to one or more deserving students. These are one-time awards of up to $1,000 per recipient.

For more information about the Scholarship Award, please visit

If you have any questions or would like more information regarding the scholarship, please feel free to contact either Michelle McCubbin (, 301-314-9555) or Dai-An Tran (, 301-314-0416).

Terps for Change - Summer Volunteer Opportunities

The Leadership and Community Service Learning Office has volunteer opportunities available for students over summer! Terps for Change allows participants to go beyond simple service projects by learning more about the social issues present in their greater community throughout PG County and in DC. Summer sites deal with everything from teaching English to environmentalism to homelessness and complement all fields of study!

Interested students can find more information and register here<>!

Team NAVIGATE seeks input from those who have had direct contact with the blind

Do you personally know someone that is blind?  Team NAVIGATE of University of Maryland's Gemstone Program would love to get some input from you!  We're currently working on using the Microsoft Kinect system to develop a portable navigational aid for the blind.  If we can get information about your interactions with this population, it would be very beneficial to the completion of our project!  For more information, please email

Research experience in psychology

The University of Maryland Smoking Study is looking for a motivated undergraduate research 
assistant to assist with a study of college-age smokers. Course credit can be provided if the student 
is eligible to receive research credit. If interested in gaining research experience, please send a copy 
of your unofficial transcript and a brief paragraph about your interest in gaining research experience 
in psychology to Jen Dahne at


Child Family Health International

SCHOLARSHIPS & SUMMER SPOTS: CFHI is currently accepting applications for all global health programs through 2014, and still has a few last minute spots left for July and August programs! Last minute applicants should contact CFHI to get started on expediting their application.

CFHI offers $1,000 program scholarships. CFHI is accepting scholarship applications for any CFHI Global Health Education Program running August through December 2013. Deadline for this round of scholarship applications has been EXTENDED to June 17th.  For more details see CFHI's Scholarship Page. All interested in CFHI programs are encouraged to apply. 

PROGRAM INFO WEBINAR JUNE 14th: To learn more about CFHI 20+ programs, scholarships and more, attend a live webinar on select dates -upcoming June 14th- and hear from alumni and staff. Also visit the CFHI website or contact us.

CFHI - Socially Responsible Global Health Education Programs
Child Family Health International (CFHI) is a nonprofit that offers socially responsible Global Health Education Programs for students of all levels interested in health or medicine. Through CFHI participants go on 4-16 week placements alongside local healthcare professionals in underserved communities.  Participants rotate through clinics and hospitals, attend medical lectures, and become immersed in the healthcare system of the community. Over 50% of CFHI program fees go back to underserved communities abroad.

Child Family Health International:  
Phone: 415.957.9000

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CFHI is an NGO in Special Consultative Status with the ECOSOC of the United Nations.