Wisconsin Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (WiscAMP)


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WiscAMP Small Grants PI Brett Woods (UW-Whitewater) Receives Honor

University of Wisconsin Board of Regents Diversity Award


The University of Wisconsin Board of Regents have selected Brett Woods (UW-Whitewater) to receive the 2014 Board of Regents Diversity Award in the Individual Category. The award is a tribute to Dr. Woods's dedication to student success and to the causes of equity, diversity and Inclusive Excellence. Dr. Woods received the first WiscAMP Small Grant ever awarded and has developed multiple programs to increase student success and diversity in science with WiscAMP Small Grants over the last nine years.

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NSF and NASA Funded Programs for Students

Undergraduate, Graduate and Postdocs


Get started now on applying for NSF internships, research experiences, scholarships and fellowships. There are over 650 research experiences for undergraduates, opportunities for graduate research fellowships, and postdoc opportunities. There are also NASA-supported internships, fellowships and scholarships.

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Check out the UW-Madison Opportunities in Engineering Conference

All Expenses paid, Oct. 30 - Nov. 2


The conference objective is to increase the number of domestic engineering students (particularly those from underrepresented groups) receiving graduate degrees in engineering. All expenses including travel, housing, and food are paid by the UW-Madison College of Engineering (with the exception of food for Saturday and Sunday). Applicants selected to participate will hear faculty research presentations, tour laboratories, meet with current graduate students and individually with faculty in the student's area of interest, and tour the city of Madison as well as the UW-Madison campus. All applicants should be in their Junior... read more ...

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WiscAMP Student Spotlight

J. Miguel Hernandez Ochoa in TomahJ. Miguel Hernandez Ochoa is a UW Madison student who transferred from Madison College, Fall 2013. He is majoring in horticulture and plans on getting a PhD in plant breeding. He visualizes himself managing a breeding program or working at a USDA germplasm conservatory. He is pictured here doing research on cranberries at cranberry farms in Tomah and Necedah through the IBS-SROP program at UW-Madison.