Weekly Update 4/8

Hola SHPEitos,
Back at it again with another weekly update in this email expect to find out about our upcoming events and some opportunities you may find interesting:

GBM

There is no official GBM this week however there is an event that is going on at the same time as the GBM and in the same place. We will be hosting our internship panel on Wednesday from 7-8pm in the Library W4535. We hope to see you all there.

Events

Internship Panel

  • As previously stated it will be held on Wednesday from 7-8pm in the Library W4535
  • This is a great opportunity for you to learn about what is expected from an internship from people who have already held them
  • Ask questions and listen to all the advice these great panelists will give you.

Pre-college Day

  • Held on Friday April 12th from 9 am to 2 pm, in SAC Ballroom A
  • If you are there to help out for the technical project we are still discussing what projects we should perform so if you have any ideas let us know
  • If you are leading tours or helping out in other ways we will discuss those tasks in the coming days
  • Thank you again for volunteering and helping out

Latin Dance Workshop

  • Held on Tuesday April 16th, from 7-9pm in SAC Ballroom A
  • Learn Merengue and Bachata
  • Even if you can’t dance will be a great time to finally learn how to dance with the Engineering Ball just around the corner

Alumni BBQ

  • Held on Saturday April 27th, from 11 am to 3 pm at Sunken Meadow Park
  • This is always a great time to de-stress from the craziness that was this entire year
  • Be there for the 2nd annual SHPEies, I can guarantee that it will be a great time.
  • We look forward to seeing you there!

Opportunities

Horizons Fellowship

  • The Horizons Fellowship is a fully-funded technology immersion fellowship for top university students from around the world.
  • We’ve had engineers, business students, and designers take our program – they’ve gone on to receive product management, engineering, and venture capital offers from firms such as Google, Zappos.com, Yelp.
  • If you’re interested please find out more here

Great Minds in STEM Scholarship

  • Basic Scholarship Requirements:
  • Applicants must demonstrate merit through academic achievements, leadership and campus/community activities
  • Applicants must be pursuing a science, technology, engineering or math degree
  • Applicants must have an overall minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale
  • Applicants must be of Hispanic descent and/or must significantly demonstrate leadership or service within the underserved community
  • Recipients must be enrolled in an accredited undergraduate or graduate program for the upcoming fall semester, at an accredited 2-yr or 4-yr college/university in the U.S. or its territories
  • Scholarship Recipients Will Receive:
  • A merit-based scholarship ranging in amounts from $500 to $10,000.  Information on the types of available scholarships can be viewed here.
  • Listing in the GMiS Scholars press release
  • Transportation support to the annual HENAAC Conference, where Scholars are presented with their scholarship alongside the sponsor. The 2019 HENAAC Conference will he held at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort in Lake Buena Vista, FL from September 25 – 29, 2019. Scholars will be provided travel beginning Wednesday, September 25
  • If you are interested apply here

Best,
Antonio Gambra
Secretary

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