Fellowship opportunity: TRANSCEND Ph.D. Training Program

We are excited to announce that our NSF-funded research traineeship (NRT) program, TRANSdisciplinary Convergence in Educational Neuroscience Doctoral (TRANSCEND), is now recruiting for the second cohort of trainees!

Our unique training program brings together Ph.D. students from different fields to engage in transdisciplinary research in Educational Neuroscience (EdNeuro), merging the fields of Psychology, Education, Computer Science, Engineering, and Math. We are actively seeking applications from incoming or current 1st to 4th-year students, with a preference for those in the early stages of their program.

TRANSCEND is dedicated to fostering a diverse and inclusive group of trainees. We especially encouraging neurodiverse learners and other underrepresented groups in higher education to apply. TRANSCEND trainees will benefit from up to 12 consecutive months of stipend support ($34k), research funds (up to $1k), travel funds (up to $1k), and comprehensive health benefits.

Our curriculum is designed to equip you with the technical and transferable skills necessary for excellence in transdisciplinary research and team science. This includes:

Proseminar in EdNeuro
January-Term Workshops
Outreach Seminar
Weekly Brown Bag (Talk Shop)
Annual Showcase
Internships and International Experiences
Community building activities and more
To apply or learn more about our program, please visit https://edneuro.programs.uconn.edu/transcend or scan the QR code provided in the flyer attached. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling-basis with a deadline of March 29, 2024 or until all available spots are filled. Please feel free to share this email with anyone who might be interested in joining our program!

If you have any questions or require further information, please do not hesitate to reach out to Celine Li, Program Coordinator, at transcend@uconn.edu. We look forward to your application and the possibility of you joining our community!