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American Meteorological Society

(Washington, DC)
upcoming deadline• AMS Minority Scholarship
ATTENTION MINORITY HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS

The AMS Minority Scholarship will award funding to minority students who have been traditionally underrepresented in the sciences, especially Hispanic, Native ... read more


Application Deadline: 2/3/2017

American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)

(Washington, DC)
• The National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship Program
The National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship is a highly competitive, portable fellowship that is awarded to U.S. citizens and nationals who intend to pursue a doctoral deg ... read more
portable funding

Central Caribbean Marine Institute (CCMI)

(Princeton, NJ)
• Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) with CCMI: Coral Reef Biodiversity and Resilience at the Little Cayman Research Centre
The Central Caribbean Marine Institute (CCMI) invites undergraduate students interested in ocean sciences to apply to the Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program in Coral Reef Biodiversit ... read more


Delaware State University

(Dover, DE)
• Geosciences Bridge Program
The Geosciences Bridge Program is funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). It is a 6-week paid ($500/week stipend + housing + meals) internships at the University of Maryland Eas ... read more

Application Deadline: 3/31/2017

Ecological Society of America (ESA)

(Washington, DC)
• SEEDS - ESA Annual Meeting Travel Awards for Undergraduate Students and SEEDS Alumni
The Strategies for Education in Ecology, Diversity and Sustainability (SEEDS) Program offers travel awards for Undergraduate Students and SEEDS Alumni in graduate school. Travel awards defray expenses ... read more
opportunityfunds international students

Hampton University

(Hampton, VA)
• ASLO (Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography) Multicultural Program
Hampton University, the Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO), and the National Science Foundation offer special opportunities for under-represented minority students (unde ... read more

• Geosciences Bridge Program
The Geosciences Bridge Program is funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). It is a 6-week paid ($500/week stipend + housing + meals) internships at the University of Maryland Eas ... read more

Application Deadline: 3/31/2017

Howard University

(Washington, DC)
• Geosciences Bridge Program
The Geosciences Bridge Program is funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). It is a 6-week paid ($500/week stipend + housing + meals) internships at the University of Maryland Eas ... read more

Application Deadline: 3/31/2017

Morgan State University

(Baltimore, MD)
• PEARL summer internship program in Marine Science
The Internship Program at the Patuxent Environmental & Aquatic Research Center (PEARL) offers undergraduate and recently graduated college students unique hands-on experiences in an environmental rese ... read more
funds international students

NASA

(Washington, DC)
• National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Postdoctoral Program
The NASA Postdoctoral Program, or NPP, offers scientists and engineers unique opportunities to conduct research at a NASA Center or other location stipulated by the program. NPP serves as a source of ... read more
 (Nationwide Program)portable funding

National Academies, The

(Washington, DC)
• Abundance and Distribution of Sea Turtles in the Pacific Islands
The Marine Turtle Assessment Program at NOAA’s Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center does in-water and nesting beach research throughout the Pacific region and is responsible for analysis and asses ... read more


National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

(Gaithersburg, MD)
upcoming deadline• Fort Johnson Summer REU Program: Marine Organism Health: Resilience and Response to Environmental Change
The Fort Johnson Summer Undergraduate Research Program is a ten week internship combining independent research with activities to promote career development and communication skills. Participants will ... read more

Application Deadline: 2/15/2017

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

(Washington, DC)
• Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarship Program
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarship Program recognizes outstanding scholarship and encourages independent graduate level research -- particularly ... read more
portable funding
• Educational Partnership Program (EPP) Undergraduate Scholarship Program
The EPP Undergraduate Scholarship Program provides scholarships for two years of undergraduate study to rising junior undergraduate students majoring in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematic ... read more
portable funding
• Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship Program
The Hollings Scholarship Program provides successful undergraduate applicants with awards that include academic assistance (up to a maximum of $9,500 per year) for full-time study during the 9-month a ... read more
portable funding
upcoming deadline• Fort Johnson Summer REU Program: Marine Organism Health: Resilience and Response to Environmental Change
The Fort Johnson Summer Undergraduate Research Program is a ten week internship combining independent research with activities to promote career development and communication skills. Participants will ... read more

Application Deadline: 2/15/2017
• Postdoctoral Research Opportunity in Satellite Ocean Remote Sensing and Water Quality
We invite applications for a postdoctoral research position to work with our team in the area of satellite ocean remote sensing and coastal water quality. The postdoctoral position will offer researc ... read more

upcoming deadline• Woods Hole Partnership Education Program (PEP)
A Summer Science Intern Program Designed to Promote Diversity in Woods Hole, Massachusetts.

The Woods Hole Partnership Educational Program (PEP) is designed primarily for college juniors and senior ... read more


Application Deadline: 2/17/2017

National Science Foundation (NSF)

(Arlington, VA)
• (NSF AGS-PRF) Atmospheric and Geospace Sciences Postdoctoral Research Fellowships
The Division of Atmospheric and Geospace Sciences (AGS) awards Postdoctoral Research Fellowships (PRF) to highly qualified investigators within 3 years of obtaining their PhD to carry out an independe ... read more
portable funding
upcoming deadline• Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Climate Science
A ten-week program is available to undergraduate students to pursue research in climate science, scientific inquiry, and science communication. The program seeks to expose students to the full range o ... read more

Application Deadline: 2/15/2017
upcoming deadline• Summer Research Experiences (REU) for Undergraduates: Coastal Ocean Processes with the USC Wrigley Institute for Environmental Studies
This NSF-funded REU program will support 8 highly motivated undergraduate students to conduct independent but guided research that focuses on Coastal Ocean Processes during an intensive 10-week progra ... read more

Application Deadline: 2/15/2017

NOAA National Oceanographic Data Center

(Silver Spring, MD)
• Abundance and Distribution of Sea Turtles in the Pacific Islands
The Marine Turtle Assessment Program at NOAA’s Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center does in-water and nesting beach research throughout the Pacific region and is responsible for analysis and asses ... read more


NOAA Sea Grant

(Silver Spring, MD)
• Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship
The National Sea Grant College Program Dean John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship was established in 1979 to provide a unique educational experience to students who have an interest in ocean, coasta ... read more
funds international students
• Undergraduate Summer Scholars Program
Oregon Sea Grant is excited to announce our sixth annual Summer Scholars Program for eligible undergraduates. This ten-week program places high caliber undergraduate students from around the country w ... read more

Application Deadline: 2/24/2017

Northeast Fisheries Science Center

(Silver Spring, MD)
upcoming deadline• Woods Hole Partnership Education Program (PEP)
A Summer Science Intern Program Designed to Promote Diversity in Woods Hole, Massachusetts.

The Woods Hole Partnership Educational Program (PEP) is designed primarily for college juniors and senior ... read more


Application Deadline: 2/17/2017

Old Dominion University

(Norfolk, VA)
• PIRE: Partnerships for International Research and Education: Coral Triangle - The Diversity Project
Indonesia is in the center of the Coral Triangle, a region that contains the world's most biologically diverse coral reefs. These reefs are an extremely important biological and economic resource loca ... read more

• Research Experience for Undergraduates - Climate Change and Sea Level Rise in a Coastal, Urban Environment
Centered in the heart of tidewater Virginia, Old Dominion University's (ODU) Department of Ocean, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences (OEAS) has a unique internship opportunity for undergraduate students ... read more


Pennsylvania State University

(State College, PA)
upcoming deadline• Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Climate Science
A ten-week program is available to undergraduate students to pursue research in climate science, scientific inquiry, and science communication. The program seeks to expose students to the full range o ... read more

Application Deadline: 2/15/2017

Princeton University

(Princeton, NJ)
• Cooperative Institute for Climate Science- Research Internships
The Cooperative Institute for Climate Science (CICS) is a collaboration between Princeton University and the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) Geophysical Fluid Dynamics L ... read more

Application Deadline: 1/15/2017funds international students
• Southern Ocean Carbon and Climate Observations and Modeling (SOCCOM) Program
Postdoctoral positions for the NSF-funded Southern Ocean Carbon and Climate Observatios and Modeling (SOCCOM) project are currently open through Princeton University, Scripps Institution of Oceanograp ... read more
funds international students

Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC)

(Edgewater, MD)
• SERC Internship Program in Environmental Studies
The Smithsonian Environmental Research Center's (SERC) Internship Program offers undergraduate, recent graduates, and beginning graduate students a unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience in th ... read more
funds international students

Smithsonian Institution

(Washington, DC)
• SERC Internship Program in Environmental Studies
The Smithsonian Environmental Research Center's (SERC) Internship Program offers undergraduate, recent graduates, and beginning graduate students a unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience in th ... read more
funds international students

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)

(Washington, DC)
• Undergraduate Summer Scholars Program
Oregon Sea Grant is excited to announce our sixth annual Summer Scholars Program for eligible undergraduates. This ten-week program places high caliber undergraduate students from around the country w ... read more

Application Deadline: 2/24/2017

U.S. Department of Defense

(Washington, DC)
• National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship Program
As a means of increasing the number of U.S. citizens and nationals trained in science and engineering disciplines of military importance, the Department of Defense (DoD) plans to award approximately 2 ... read more
portable funding

U.S. Department of the Interior

(Washington, DC)
upcoming deadline• GeoCorps Positions
GeoCorps America is a program of the Geological Society of America, operated in partnership with government agencies and other organizations committed to science and stewardship. Current partners incl ... read more

Application Deadline: 2/2/2017

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

(Washington, DC)
• Undergraduate Summer Scholars Program
Oregon Sea Grant is excited to announce our sixth annual Summer Scholars Program for eligible undergraduates. This ten-week program places high caliber undergraduate students from around the country w ... read more

Application Deadline: 2/24/2017

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

(Arlington, VA)
• Undergraduate Summer Scholars Program
Oregon Sea Grant is excited to announce our sixth annual Summer Scholars Program for eligible undergraduates. This ten-week program places high caliber undergraduate students from around the country w ... read more

Application Deadline: 2/24/2017

U.S. Forest Service

(Washington, DC)
upcoming deadline• GeoCorps Positions
GeoCorps America is a program of the Geological Society of America, operated in partnership with government agencies and other organizations committed to science and stewardship. Current partners incl ... read more

Application Deadline: 2/2/2017
• Pacific Internship Programs for Exploring Science (PIPES)
The University of Hawaii at Hilo's Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Program is a National Science Foundation (NSF) funded internship program. Each summer 10 student interns participate in ... read more


U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)

(Reston, VA)
upcoming deadline• Woods Hole Partnership Education Program (PEP)
A Summer Science Intern Program Designed to Promote Diversity in Woods Hole, Massachusetts.

The Woods Hole Partnership Educational Program (PEP) is designed primarily for college juniors and senior ... read more


Application Deadline: 2/17/2017

U.S. National Park Service

(Washington, DC)
• National Park Service Geoscientists-in-the-Parks (GIP) Program
The National Park Service (NPS) is looking for students and professionals in the geosciences and other natural resource fields who want to use their natural resource science expertise to help the NPS ... read more


University of Delaware

(Newark, DE)
upcoming deadline• Marine Sciences Summer Internship
Come to the University of Delaware to get 10 weeks of graduate-level study, and with research project titles like Quantitative PCR Approach for Measuring Bacterial Growth, you can bet the College of E ... read more

Application Deadline: 2/10/2017

University of Maryland, Baltimore County

(Baltimore, MD)
• Geosciences Bridge Program
The Geosciences Bridge Program is funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). It is a 6-week paid ($500/week stipend + housing + meals) internships at the University of Maryland Eas ... read more

Application Deadline: 3/31/2017

University of Maryland, Center for Environmental Science

(Cambridge, MD)
• Geosciences Bridge Program
The Geosciences Bridge Program is funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). It is a 6-week paid ($500/week stipend + housing + meals) internships at the University of Maryland Eas ... read more

Application Deadline: 3/31/2017
upcoming deadline• Maryland Sea Grant REU in Estuarine Processes
Are you looking for a summer research internship studying ocean, coastal or environmental science? We invite you to check out the Maryland Sea Grant Summer REU program. We bring upper-level undergradu ... read more

Application Deadline: 2/15/2017

University of Maryland, College Park

(College Park, MD)
• Geosciences Bridge Program
The Geosciences Bridge Program is funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). It is a 6-week paid ($500/week stipend + housing + meals) internships at the University of Maryland Eas ... read more

Application Deadline: 3/31/2017
upcoming deadline• Maryland Sea Grant REU in Estuarine Processes
Are you looking for a summer research internship studying ocean, coastal or environmental science? We invite you to check out the Maryland Sea Grant Summer REU program. We bring upper-level undergradu ... read more

Application Deadline: 2/15/2017
• Postdoctoral Research Opportunity in Satellite Ocean Remote Sensing and Water Quality
We invite applications for a postdoctoral research position to work with our team in the area of satellite ocean remote sensing and coastal water quality. The postdoctoral position will offer researc ... read more


University of Maryland, Eastern Shore

(Princess Anne, MD)
• Geosciences Bridge Program
The Geosciences Bridge Program is funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). It is a 6-week paid ($500/week stipend + housing + meals) internships at the University of Maryland Eas ... read more

Application Deadline: 3/31/2017
• Marine and Estuarine Science REU

The University of Maryland Eastern Shore is situated in Princess Anne on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, near both the Chesapeake Bay and the Atlantic Ocean, making it an excellent location for rese ... read more


• UMES CREST Undergraduate Program
The National Science Foundation's (NSF) Centers of Research Excellence in Science and Technology (CREST) program makes resources available to enhance the research capabilities of minority-serving inst ... read more

upcoming deadline• Woods Hole Partnership Education Program (PEP)
A Summer Science Intern Program Designed to Promote Diversity in Woods Hole, Massachusetts.

The Woods Hole Partnership Educational Program (PEP) is designed primarily for college juniors and senior ... read more


Application Deadline: 2/17/2017

Virginia Institute of Marine Science

(Gloucester Point, VA)
• Summer Intern Program (SIP)
Each year the Summer Intern Program - Research Experience for Undergraduates at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) places 12 undergraduates with faculty mentors for a summer research expe ... read more

Featured Program!

The Fisk-Vanderbilt Masters-to-Ph.D. Bridge Program

The Fisk-Vanderbilt Master’s-to-PhD Bridge Program focuses on increasing the number of underrepresented minorities in astronomy, biology, chemistry, materials science and physics. Students work towards the Master’s degree at Fisk with the intention to enter a PhD program at Vanderbilt or elsewhere, with access to instructional and research opportunities at both institutions. Tuition, stipend, and medical insurance are provided. The application deadline is April 15th. Click here to learn more and apply!

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