Coastal & Estuarine Research Federation
2017 Wetland Foundation Travel Grants
The Wetland Foundation is soliciting applications for 2017 travel grants. Applications are being accepted from any student who is currently enrolled at an academic institution in the United States and who meets the specific criteria for one of the four grants listed below. For more information, visit The Wetland Foundation website.
The NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuaries is seeking applications for the Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarship Program from individuals, particularly women and minorities, who, due to financial constraints, may otherwise not be able to pursue an advanced degree in oceanography, marine biology, maritime archaeology, and all other science, engineering, social science, and resource management disciplines involving ocean and coastal areas. The program seeks to increase the number of women and minorities in these scientific disciplines, particularly as they relate to the mission of the NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuaries.
The Plan2GO! scholarship application is now open. The application deadline is December 1, 2016.
The Plan2GO! scholarship awards up to $5,000 for students to participate in an exchange program with one of the UW’s partner institutions.
Students who are nominated for this award have up to three years to use the funding so long as they are still undergraduates when they go abroad.
The Udall Foundation offers a prestigious scholarship for undergraduate sophomores and juniors in any major seeking careers in:
environmental fields, and
American Indian and Alaska Native students seeking careers in Tribal Public Policy or Native Health Care.
Applicants who are leading change on campus or in their communities are strongly encouraged to apply! Please feel free to post/share the attached fliers and share the information below widely.
Apply for the Dean John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship
Washington Sea Grant is now accepting applications for the 2018 Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship. The program, which is sponsored by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) National Sea Grant College Program, enables fellows to work for one year in the U.S. Congress or a federal agency, on ocean, coastal and environmental issues.
The UW campus application for students interested in seeking nomination for the Goldwater Scholarship is now available! Brief details are included here, and further information and application instructions are at http://expd.uw.edu/expo/scholarships/goldwater. Please find a flyer attached as well.
In 2016-17, UW’s Thomas Sedlock Icon Scholarship will also be awarded in connection with UW’s Goldwater Scholarship nominations. Any UW Goldwater nominees not awarded the Goldwater Scholarship will receive a Sedlock Icon Scholarship in the range of $3,000-$6,000.
The Global Opportunities office in the Center for Experiential Learning & Diversity is accepting applications for the GO!, Fritz, and GO! STEMXchange scholarships for study abroad. These undergraduate awards range between $2,000 to $5,000. Students whose programs begin during winter or spring quarter 2017 should apply during the fall application cycle. The application deadline for all three of these scholarships is October 25.
Greetings from The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans. The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans provides up to $90,000 in support for immigrants and children of immigrants who are pursuing graduate school full-time in any field and at any advanced degree-granting institution in the United States.
I’m writing to let you know that our new application is now open and available on our website, where you can also find all of our full eligibility requirements: pdsoros.org.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is pleased to announce the availability of scholarships for undergraduate students majoring in disciplines related to oceanic and atmospheric science, research, or technology, and supportive of the purposes of NOAA’s programs and mission. Over 100 students are selected each year for participation in the Ernest F. Hollings (Hollings) and Educational Partnership Program (EPP) scholarship programs.
I know school hasn’t officially started yet, but just wanted to let everyone know that the Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship application is now open. This scholarship was created by the US Department of State to increase access to study or internships abroad for students of high financial need. To be eligible for this award, students must be receiving a Pell grant as part of their financial aid package at the time they apply.