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California Academy of Sciences

(San Francisco, CA)
Summer Systematics Institute (SSI) REU
SSI is an 8-week paid research internship at our state-of-the-art research facility and museum in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco. This world renowned venue continues to offer undergraduates important ... read more


California State University, Los Angeles

(Los Angeles, CA)
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


California State University, Monterey Bay

(Seaside, CA)
Center for Coastal and Marine Ecosystems at TAMUCC
Through the Center for Coastal and Marine Ecosystems (CCME), a partnership led by Florida A&M University (FAMU), HRI provides support for a limited number of graduate students pursuing applied researc ... 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

Monterey Bay Regional Ocean Science Research Experience for Undergraduates
California State University, Monterey Bay, offers a 10-week REU in the beautiful Monterey Bay Region. Students conduct an independent research project under the supervision of a research mentor at one ... read more


Center for Coastal Margin Observation and Prediction

(Beaverton, OR)
Center for Coastal Margin Observation and Prediction (CMOP) - Scholarships, Fellowships and Resources
The mission of this Center is to study coastal margins using integrated observation and prediction technologies as critical infrastructure for research, education, and knowledge transfer. The STC will ... read more


Coastal & Estuarine Research Federation

(Seattle, WA)
Rising TIDES Conference Mentoring Program
CERF's Rising TIDES initiative promotes opportunities for all underrepresented minorities while cultivating a culture that actively engages and leverages diversity of all types. The Rising TIDES Confe ... read more
opportunityfunds international students

Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute

(Moss Landing, CA)
Center for Microbial Oceanography: Research and Education
Life has its origins in the sea: the first living things were microbes. Marine microbes are the most abundant life forms on Earth, and everything about them is extraordinarily diverse: their structure ... read more

Monterey Bay Regional Ocean Science Research Experience for Undergraduates
California State University, Monterey Bay, offers a 10-week REU in the beautiful Monterey Bay Region. Students conduct an independent research project under the supervision of a research mentor at one ... read more


Monterey Peninsula College

(Monterey, CA)
MATE: At-Sea Opportunities for College Students
To help prepare students to be competitive and prepared for employment upon graduation, the MATE Center has developed the At-Sea Technical Internship Program. Interns work as marine technicians aboard ... read more
study abroad program

NASA Dryden Flight Research Center

(Edwards, CA)
NASA Student Airborne Research Program
The NASA Airborne Science Program announces the opportunity for highly motivated rising senior undergraduates to participate in an 8-week summer internship program in Earth system science using its C- ... read more


Oregon Dept. of Fish and Wildlife

(Salem, OR)
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


Oregon Health & Science University

(Portland, OR)
Center for Coastal Margin Observation and Prediction (CMOP) - Scholarships, Fellowships and Resources
The mission of this Center is to study coastal margins using integrated observation and prediction technologies as critical infrastructure for research, education, and knowledge transfer. The STC will ... read more

The Center for Coastal Margin Observation and Prediction (CMOP) Undergraduate Research Opportunities
IEH offers paid undergraduate internships headquartered at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, Oregon. Interns receive a stipend of $5,000 and out-of-state students may be eligible for add ... read more


Oregon Sea Grant

(Corvallis, OR)
Oregon Sea Grant Scholars
Oregon Sea Grant supports a variety of graduate and undergraduate fellowships, scholarships and internships in marine science and policy.

Our Scholars program is intended to give students ... read more
portable fundingfunds 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


Oregon State University

(Corvallis, OR)
Center for Coastal Margin Observation and Prediction (CMOP) - Scholarships, Fellowships and Resources
The mission of this Center is to study coastal margins using integrated observation and prediction technologies as critical infrastructure for research, education, and knowledge transfer. The STC will ... read more

Center for Microbial Oceanography: Research and Education
Life has its origins in the sea: the first living things were microbes. Marine microbes are the most abundant life forms on Earth, and everything about them is extraordinarily diverse: their structure ... 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

Marine Science REU: From Estuaries to the Deep Sea
Interested in the interdisciplinary field of Marine Science? Are you a Biology, Environmental or Atmospherics Sciences, Chemistry, Physics, Engineering, Earth Sciences, Mathematics or Computer Science ... read more

Oregon Sea Grant Scholars
Oregon Sea Grant supports a variety of graduate and undergraduate fellowships, scholarships and internships in marine science and policy.

Our Scholars program is intended to give students ... read more
portable fundingfunds 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


Portland State University

(Portland, OR)
GLADE (Geodynamics of the Lithosphere and Deep Earth) REU program
Program for undergraduate summer research opportunities related to numerical modeling and computer simulation of magmatic and tectonic phenomena caused by the dynamics of Earth?s deep interior, such a ... read more

Oregon Sea Grant Scholars
Oregon Sea Grant supports a variety of graduate and undergraduate fellowships, scholarships and internships in marine science and policy.

Our Scholars program is intended to give students ... read more
portable fundingfunds international students

San Diego State University

(San Diego, CA)
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


San Francisco State University

(San Francisco, CA)
Biological Research in Ecological and Evolutionary Developmental Biology (BREED)
San Francisco State University (SFSU), an urban university serving a highly diverse student population. We have run an REU site for 8 years with a focus in the areas of ecological and evolutionary de ... read more


San Jose State University

(San Jose, CA)
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


Stanford University

(Stanford, CA)
Summer Research in Geoscience and Engineering (SURGE)
The underlying philosophy of SURGE is to train students by creating a supportive and rigorous work environment. We set high expectations for our scholars, both to prepare them for a career in the fiel ... read more
funds international students
UCSC Hydrogeology Group
There are opportunities for two new graduate students to join the UCSC Hydrogeology Group during the current admissions cycle (applications are due in early January 2017, work begins summer/fall 2017) ... read more


University of Alaska, Fairbanks

(Fairbanks, AK)
Research Assistantships in Oceanography
The successful applicant will work with new in situ optical instrumentation to assess the distribution of particles, plankton, and productivity in the Arctic Ocean as part of a project funded by the N ... read more
funds international students
UCSC Hydrogeology Group
There are opportunities for two new graduate students to join the UCSC Hydrogeology Group during the current admissions cycle (applications are due in early January 2017, work begins summer/fall 2017) ... read more


University of California, Berkeley

(Berkeley, CA)
GLADE (Geodynamics of the Lithosphere and Deep Earth) REU program
Program for undergraduate summer research opportunities related to numerical modeling and computer simulation of magmatic and tectonic phenomena caused by the dynamics of Earth?s deep interior, such a ... read more

UCSC Hydrogeology Group
There are opportunities for two new graduate students to join the UCSC Hydrogeology Group during the current admissions cycle (applications are due in early January 2017, work begins summer/fall 2017) ... read more


University of California, Davis

(Davis, CA)
GLADE (Geodynamics of the Lithosphere and Deep Earth) REU program
Program for undergraduate summer research opportunities related to numerical modeling and computer simulation of magmatic and tectonic phenomena caused by the dynamics of Earth?s deep interior, such a ... read more

UCSC Hydrogeology Group
There are opportunities for two new graduate students to join the UCSC Hydrogeology Group during the current admissions cycle (applications are due in early January 2017, work begins summer/fall 2017) ... read more


University of California, Irvine

(Irvine, CA)
American Indian Summer Institute in Earth System Science (AISIESS)
The American Summer Institute in Earth System Science (AISIESS) is a two-week residential program for high school students (grades 9-12). During the AISESS program, students spend one week camping on ... read more

NASA Student Airborne Research Program
The NASA Airborne Science Program announces the opportunity for highly motivated rising senior undergraduates to participate in an 8-week summer internship program in Earth system science using its C- ... read more


University of California, Los Angeles

(Los Angeles, CA)
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
study abroad program

University of California, Merced

(Merced, CA)
Environmental Systems Fellowships
Environmental Systems faculty members are affiliated with the schools of Engineering, Natural Sciences, and Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts. A diverse group, our faculty members, graduate student ... read more
funds international students
UCSC Hydrogeology Group
There are opportunities for two new graduate students to join the UCSC Hydrogeology Group during the current admissions cycle (applications are due in early January 2017, work begins summer/fall 2017) ... read more


University of California, San Diego, Scripps Institution of Oceanography

(San Diego, CA)
GLADE (Geodynamics of the Lithosphere and Deep Earth) REU program
Program for undergraduate summer research opportunities related to numerical modeling and computer simulation of magmatic and tectonic phenomena caused by the dynamics of Earth?s deep interior, such a ... read more

Scripps Institution of Oceanography Postdoctoral Program
The Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) in La Jolla, California, invites applications for one or more Institution-wide Postdoctoral positions in any o ... read more

Scripps Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) in Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric sciences
SURF is a 10-week summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) designed to engage students in diverse and exciting Earth, ocean and atmospheric sciences research at a world-renowned institution ... read more

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

University of California, Santa Cruz

(Santa Cruz, CA)
Center for Microbial Oceanography: Research and Education
Life has its origins in the sea: the first living things were microbes. Marine microbes are the most abundant life forms on Earth, and everything about them is extraordinarily diverse: their structure ... read more

UCSC Hydrogeology Group
There are opportunities for two new graduate students to join the UCSC Hydrogeology Group during the current admissions cycle (applications are due in early January 2017, work begins summer/fall 2017) ... read more


University of Hawaii

(Honolulu, HI)
Center for Microbial Oceanography: Research and Education
Life has its origins in the sea: the first living things were microbes. Marine microbes are the most abundant life forms on Earth, and everything about them is extraordinarily diverse: their structure ... read more

GLADE (Geodynamics of the Lithosphere and Deep Earth) REU program
Program for undergraduate summer research opportunities related to numerical modeling and computer simulation of magmatic and tectonic phenomena caused by the dynamics of Earth?s deep interior, such a ... read more


University of Hawaii, Hilo

(Hilo, HI)
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

Scholarships for STEM at UH Hilo (S-STEM)
The S-STEM program is designed to support University of Hawaii at Hilo undergraduate students from economically disadvantaged families who are academically talented and motivated to complete STEM degr ... read more
portable funding
Tropical Conservation Biology and Environmental Science Graduate Program
Welcome to the Tropical Conservation Biology and Environmental Science (TCBES) Graduate Program! The TCBES program is emerging as a center of excellence in the Pacific that is capitalizing on Hawaii?s ... read more


University of Oregon

(Eugene, OR)
Oregon Sea Grant Scholars
Oregon Sea Grant supports a variety of graduate and undergraduate fellowships, scholarships and internships in marine science and policy.

Our Scholars program is intended to give students ... read more
portable fundingfunds international students

University of Southern California

(Los Angeles, CA)
C-DEBI Graduate Student Fellowships for Deep Biosphere Research
The Center for Dark Energy Biosphere Investigations (C-DEBI) invites proposals for 1-2 year graduate student and postdoctoral fellowships that will significantly advance C-DEBI's central research agen ... read more
nationwide programfunds international students
C-DEBI Grants for Deep Subseafloor Biosphere Research
The Center for Dark Energy Biosphere Investigations (C-DEBI) invites proposals for 1-year research projects that will significantly advance C-DEBI?s central research agenda: to investigate the subseaf ... read more
nationwide programfunds international students
Coastal Ocean Systems and Sustainability at the Wrigley Marine Science Center
This NSF-funded REU program will support eight highly motivated undergraduate students to conduct independent but guided research that focuses on Coastal Ocean Systems and Sustainability during an int ... read more

Global Environmental Microbiology (GEM) Summer Course
The Center for Dark Biosphere Investigations (C-DEBI) is a Science and Technology Center funded by the National Science Foundation started in 2010 with the mission to explore life beneath the seafloor ... read more

NSF REU: Community College Cultivation Cohort (C4)
Spend your summer doing exciting, cutting-edge research-no experience needed! Be part of a research center that studies life below the oceans, in the sediments and rocks of the subseafloor. This ecosy ... read more

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
study abroad program
UCSC Hydrogeology Group
There are opportunities for two new graduate students to join the UCSC Hydrogeology Group during the current admissions cycle (applications are due in early January 2017, work begins summer/fall 2017) ... read more


University of Washington

(Seattle, WA)
Center for Coastal Margin Observation and Prediction (CMOP) - Scholarships, Fellowships and Resources
The mission of this Center is to study coastal margins using integrated observation and prediction technologies as critical infrastructure for research, education, and knowledge transfer. The STC will ... read more

GenOM Project ALVA Summer Program
The GenOM Project's Alliances for Learning and Vision for Underrepresented Americans (ALVA), is a summer residential outreach program for incoming University of Washington freshmen interested in genom ... read more

JISAO Summer Research Internship in Environmental Sciences - Atmosphere and Ocean
The University of Washington (UW) and the Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean (JISAO) announce ten research internship positions in Seattle for summer 2017.

Research at JISAO, ... read more

an IBP member program

Western Washington University

(Bellingham, WA)
Shannon Point Marine Center REU
Gain hands-on experience doing marine science research on the beautiful waters of the Salish Sea.

The Shannon Point Marine Center is accepting applications for the Research Experiences for Undergrad ... read more



Wrigley Institute for Environmental Studies, University of Southern California

(Catalina Island, CA)
Coastal Ocean Systems and Sustainability at the Wrigley Marine Science Center
This NSF-funded REU program will support eight highly motivated undergraduate students to conduct independent but guided research that focuses on Coastal Ocean Systems and Sustainability during an int ... read more

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
study abroad program

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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. Click here to learn more and apply!

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