Tuesday, October 27, 2015

November 2015: Contests and Funding

Carbon Fund
The UCSC Carbon Fund is a granting body that funds student, staff, and community projects that reduce our carbon footprint. They provide funding, support, and participation in sustainability projects on campus and in the community that directly reduce greenhouse gas emissions, conduct relevant research, or carry out educational programs. Submit an abstract (application is due by November 13th by 11:59 pm).

Cool Campus Challenge: October 6 - December 10
The first ever Cool Campus Challenge aims to engage UC campuses with our carbon neutrality initiative through a bit of friendly competition. Join the challenge, pledge to reduce your carbon footprint, and help us prove that UCSC is the coolest campus! Sign up here.

Scholarship for All Women in STEM Majors Deadline Dec 1
The Science Ambassador Scholarship is a full tuition scholarship for a woman seeking an undergraduate degree in science, engineering, or math. This scholarship is sponsored by the creators of Cards Against Humanity and funded with an exclusive Science Pack Expansion Deck. The winner of this scholarship will receive full tuition coverage for up to four years. Trans women are encouraged to apply. Applications are due by Dec 1.

For more information, click here. To help fund the scholarship, click here.


Zimride 
Thanksgiving is quickly approaching, are you still trying to plan how you will make it home for break? This year share the ride home with others in the UCSC Zimride community. It's easy! Simply click the 'Post a Ride' button and find a match with someone from UCSC going the same way.

When you post a new ride on the UCSC Zimride Zimride network between November 1 - 30 you will automatically be entered into the 2015 Zimride by Enterprise Zimsgiving Sweepstakes. Prizes include $200, $100 and $50 MasterCard gift cards. So wherever you need to gobble to, Zimride will help find you a ride home in time for Thanksgiving. Post your ride today!

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