2013 Sea Mar Farm Worker Scholarship

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Sea Mar Farm Worker ScholarshipSea Mar is awarding $1,000 scholarships to graduating high school seniors and undergraduate students of migrant* or seasonal farm worker families.** Students interested in attending a university, community college, or technical school are eligible to apply. Scholarship funds can be used for college-related expenses such as tuition, books, housing, food, etc. 

Washington State Opportunity Scholarship Application

WSOS Application Opens January 7

We are pleased to announce that the online application for the Washington State Opportunity Scholarship will be available Monday, Jan. 7, 2013. Click here to access the page that will link to the application.The scholarship helps low- and middle-income Washington State residents earn first bachelor’s degrees in science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM) and health care. The application period is Jan. 

Scientific Diving Certification Class – FHL, Summer 2013

Friday Harbor Labs
Scientific Diving Certification Class
August 12 – 25, 2013

This non-credit short course includes all the components required to achieve current scientific diving status with the American Academy of Underwater Scientists, www.aaus.org, and the University of Washington, www.uw.edu.
Included will be First Aid/CPR and Oxygen for SCUBA emergencies certifications and a full SCUBA rescue course resulting in PADI certification. 

American Fisheries Society British Columbia Student Subunit logo design contest

Are you creative, artistic, and passionate about aquatic biology?
The recently formed British Columbia Student Subunit of the American Fisheries Society (AFS) needs a logo! We’re having a design contest, and challenging interested students across BC to come up with a logo for the subunit.
The winning logo will be chosen by the subunit’s executive committee, and the winning designer will receive one year paid membership to AFS. 

Q Sci 291 – Online Offering in Spring Quarter

Please let your students know about our Q Sci 291 (Analysis for Biologists I) online class for spring quarter. This is the first time we have offered this class online. Please see below for a message from the instructor:
The Center for Quantitative Science is fortunate to be able to expand its offering of Q SCI 291 – Analysis for Biologists I through a new online version of the course. 

LAST CALL – Nominations for the AIFRB W.F. Thompson Best Student Paper Award

Dear SAFS faculty, students, grads, and post-docs: SAFS people frequently win this award (see below) because (let’s face it) – we are the BEST. Not mentioned below – but the cash prize ($1,000) can be used for something fun. Go for it.
LAST CALL – Nominations for the AIFRB W.F. Thompson Best Student Paper Award
W.F. Thompson Award for Best Student Paper Published in 2011
Nominations are open for the W.F. 

Oceanography summer course in Micronesia

The Oceanography summer study abroad program in Pohnpei, Micronesia will take place June 22-July 20, 2013. This class is focused on coastal ecosystems in a changing climate, and will provide students with first hand field experience studying coral reefs, mangrove forests, estuaries, and atolls, and the ways that human activities are affecting those ecosystems.
The application deadline is February 15th, 2013. 

Information Session for Permaculture and Agroecology Field School in Colorado (Summer ‘A” Term – 2013)

Dear Colleagues:
I am pleased to invite everyone to the first of two information sessions for our forthcoming Acequia Agroecology and Permaculture Field School to be held in Colorado and New Mexico during the “A” Term of our Summer 2013 Session, which runs June 27 through July 27. I only have space for 21 students this year.
I have attached a course announcement for your convenience. 

UW Amgen Scholars Summer Program Application & Info. Sessions

Interested in learning more about science and biotechnology research as a career? The UW Amgen Scholars Program provides a transformative opportunity for some of the nation’s top undergraduates to explore and prepare for careers in scientific research.
The application & information for the 2013 UW Amgen Scholars Summer Research Program is available at: http://www.washington.edu/research/urp/amgen APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 1, 2013. 

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