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Fellowships in Marine Science fo Summer, Fall & Spring Semester Study


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Academic Level:
Undergraduate Students

Description:
Several undergraduate scholarships are available for Summer, Fall & Spring to cover tuition & fees, room & board, books, and travel to and from Beaufort for one or two five-week courses.  Applications are encouraged from U.S. citizens belonging to groups currently underrepresented in the marine sciences (e.g., Native Americans, Alaskan Natives, African Americans, Latino/Hispanics and Pacific Islanders).  Students on financial aid should consult with their financial advisor to determine how a scholarship would impact their financial aid package.

To be eligible, an applicant must
-be enrolled as a sophomore, junior, or senior in college
- have a minimum overall GPA of 3.0
-be a US citizen or hold a permanent resident visa

Other factors considered in the evaluation process include whether an applicant
-Identifies with a group that is racially/ethnically underrepresented in marine science
-Has demonstrated interest in marine science and its impact on society
-Anticipates pursuing a PhD in the marine sciences
-Submits a compelling personal statement and strong letters of recommendation



Participating Institution(s):
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Duke University (Lead)

Program Materials:
 • Program Website this link takes you to a different website
 • Brochure (PDF) 

This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Marine Sciences & Oceanography

Keywords:
Marine Biology
Marine Science





Page last updated 4/10/2012
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