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Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship

Application deadline February 1st

The Hollings Scholarship provides successful undergraduate applicants with awards that include academic assistance (up to $9,500 per year) for two years of full-time study and a 10-week, full-time paid ($700/week) internship at a NOAA facility during the summer.

The internship between the first and second years of the award provides the scholars with hands-on, practical experience in NOAA-related science, research, technology, policy, management, and education activities. Awards also include travel funds to attend a mandatory NOAA Scholarship Program orientation and the annual Science & Education Symposium, scientific conferences where students present their research, and a housing subsidy for scholars who do not reside at home during the summer internship.
The internship between the first and second years of the award provides the scholars with hands-on, practical experience in NOAA-related science, research, technology, policy, management, and education activities. Awards also include travel funds to attend a mandatory NOAA Scholarship Program orientation and the annual Science & Education Symposium, scientific conferences where students present their research, and a housing subsidy for scholars who do not reside at home during the summer internship.

Who Should apply: Undergraduates who are US citizens enrolled or accepted at an accredited college or university within the United States or U.S. territories as either: 1) a full-time 2nd year student in a four-year undergraduate program; 2) a full-time 3rd year student in a five-year undergraduate program; or 3) a community college or transfer student who is applying to a four-year institution


Thursday, January 28, 2021
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Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship

Applications due February 19th, 2021

The Sea Grant Fellowship provides a unique, educational and professional experience to graduate students who have an interest in ocean, coastal and Great Lakes resources and in the national policy decisions affecting these resources.  The Fellowship, named after one of Sea Grant's founders NOAA Administrator John A. Knauss, matches highly qualified graduate students with "hosts" in the legislative and executive branch of government located in Washington, D.C. area, for a one year paid fellowship.

Who should apply: Those enrolled towards a degree in a graduate program at any point between the onset of the 2020 Fall Term (quarter, trimester, semester, etc.) and February 19, 2021.

Wednesday, January 27, 2021
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Maryland Sea Grant Research Experiences for Undergraduate (REU) program in marine and estuarine science

Applications due February 19th

Maryland Sea Grant offers fifteen undergraduates the opportunity to conduct marine research on the Chesapeake Bay. During this 12-week program, each student will work with science mentors on an individual research project. Fifteen undergraduates are selected to conduct marine research on Chesapeake Bay. Research areas include environmental chemistry, physical oceanography, molecular biology and genetics.

Who should apply:  Students majoring in biology, chemistry, ecology, physics, engineering, mathematics, and marine and environmental science. Encourage applicants from colleges and universities where research opportunities are limited and from groups underrepresented in marine and coastal science to apply

Wednesday, January 27, 2021
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Chesapeake Student Recruitment, Early Advisement, and Mentoring (C-StREAM)

Applications due February 20th

C-StREAM is focused on recruiting, advising, and mentoring college students from populations who have been historically excluded from the environmental field and are underrepresented in environmental research and management professions. For the purpose of this program, C-StREAM focuses on assisting students who identify as people of color and/or who are first generation college students.  The program works closely with academic institutions as well as government agencies within the Chesapeake Bay Program partnership to place selected students into meaningful summer internships. The summer 2021 C-StREAM internship program run May 24, 2021 - August 13, 2021. All C-StREAM Fellows will receive a stipend up to $6,000 ($500/week).

Who should apply:   C-StREAM is intended for any continuing undergraduate, at any level of study (including seniors pursuing graduate studies in the fall) who identifies as being one or both of the following: a person of color and/or a first generation college student.

Wednesday, January 27, 2021
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Research Experience for Undergraduates: Gulf of Maine Research Institute

Applications due February 15th

The GMRI REU Site will pair students with researchers based at GMRI, engaged in a broad range of fishery ecosystem and climate adaptation studies. In consultation with their mentor, students will design and conduct a 10-week intensive, independent research project. This may involve field sampling, laboratory experiments, analysis of existing data sets, computational simulations, or some mix of these. At the end of the summer, students will present their findings at an in-house symposium drawing on analysis and communications skills honed throughout the summer.

This internship opportunity includes a stipend ($500/week for 10 weeks), support for housing costs, and meal allowance.  

Who Should apply:   Undergraduate students from a broad range of institutions and backgrounds including two- and four-year colleges and underserved communities (e.g., minorities, students with disabilities, first-generation college students, veterans).

 

Wednesday, January 27, 2021
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