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PIRE: Partnerships for International Research and Education: Coral Triangle - The Diversity Project

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Academic Level:
Undergraduates - Sophomore
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Undergraduates - Senior
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The Diversity Project is a Transformative International Undergraduate Research Program that Promotes Diversity in the Sciences.

Join us for an exiting summer of field and laboratory research studying marine biodiversity. You’ll experience a new part of the world, see amazing coral reefs, learn to apply cutting edge genetic techniques to the understanding of the origins of marine biodiversity, and learn how to be a competitive applicant for leading PhD programs. All that, and it doesn’t cost a thing!

Participating Students will receive:

•A $3000 Stipend

•Transportation from your home to Los Angeles.

•Basic SCUBA and AAUS Scientific Diving Training

•Transportation and field expenses for field research in Mo’orea, French Polynesia.

•Introductions to leading marine PhD programs in Southern California, including UCSB, Scripps Institute of Oceanography and UCLA.
study abroad program

Participating Institution(s):
This program has 14 participating institutions.
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Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Aquatic & Fisheries Sciences
Marine Sciences & Oceanography

Marine Biology
Under-Represented Minorities

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This program is funded by:
National Science Foundation (NSF)

Page last updated 9/8/2018
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