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Note: this opportunity encourages applications from community college students.

REU: OCEANUS is an interdisciplinary research program that advances scientific understandings of Coastal System Sustainability. Funded by the National Science Foundation, REU: OCEANUS invites talented students from diverse backgrounds to participate in a 10-week immersive research experience.

Student benefits include: enhanced scientific research and communication skills; build social capital through the Aggie Network; gain tools to navigate the academic pipeline; and $6,000 stipend, room and board, campus meal plan, and travel allowance.

Open to all STEM majors. Previous research experience not necessary. Applicants must be U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals, or permanent residents. Students currently enrolled in an undergraduate program and expected to graduate in December or later are eligible to apply. Students from underrepresented groups, affiliated with the Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) program, enrolled in minority-serving institutions, or attending colleges or universities with limited STEM research are especially encouraged to apply.

Participating Institution(s):
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Texas A&M University, Galveston (Lead)

Program Materials:
 • Program Website 

This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Environmental Sciences
Geological Sciences
Marine Sciences & Oceanography
Molecular Biology
STEM Fields

Climate Change
Coastal Ocean Sciences
Coastal Resource Management
Marine Biology
Marine Science
Ocean Science
Polar Science

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

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