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GLBRC's Education and Outreach Educational Programs

Educational Programs

The Education & Outreach area of GLBRC supports and collaborates on a diverse array of programs, which complement our mission and goals. These programs mainly address the needs of K-12 and undergraduate learning communities, and topically address bioenergy-related issues ranging from biotechnology to sustainability.

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Timing/Duration Summer, 10 weeks
Location University of Wisconsin-Madison
Stipend $6,000
Application Deadline Please visit the program webpage for application information.
Who Should Apply Undergraduate students majoring in the sciences or engineering, preferably going into their junior and senior years, who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents enrolled in an accredited college or university.
Timing/Duration June 20 - August 5, 2016 (7 weeks)
Location University of Wisconsin-Madison
Application Deadline  Applications closed for 2016 program
Stipend $7,000
Who Should Apply K-16 educators interested in conducting bioenergy research, writing curriculum and incorporating bioenergy lessons into their classes.
Timing/Duration June 20-24, 2016. Monday-Friday.
Location University of Wisconsin-Madison
Application Deadline Applications closed for 2016.
Stipend $400
Who Should Apply K-12 educators interested in incorporating  bioenergy lessons into their classes. Teams of 2-4 educators (teachers, curriculum coordinators, etc.) are encouraged.
Timing/Duration May-August, 10 weeks
Location Michigan State University
Application Deadline Please view the KBS website for application details
Who Should Apply Undergraduate students interested in basic research related to bioenergy 
Timing/Duration Fall, 1 semester course (3 credits)
Location University of Wisconsin-Madison
Who Should Apply Undergraduate students also taking first semester General Chemistry and Environmental Studies: People and Resources
Timing/Duration Summer, 10 weeks
Location Michigan State University
Stipend $5,000
Application Deadline February 28, 2016
Who Should Apply Students who are enrolled in an accredited college or university and not an incoming freshman or graduating senior. Strong preference will be given to groups under-represented in science and students at colleges without strong research programs.