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Geosciences Bridge Program

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Academic Level:
High School Students

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 Eastern Shore (UMES) The Program provides an opportunity for graduating High School seniors, particularly from underrepresented groups,who are US citizens or permanent residents, with at least a 2.7 GPA who have been accepted at an accredited college or university, to study and participate in hand-on activities this summer in marine geology, physical oceanography, atmospheric science, marine biology, marine chemistry, biogeochemistry, and remote sensing/GIS.

Application Deadline: 4/20/2018

Program Dates: 7/5/2018 - 8/10/2018

Participating Institution(s):
This program has 26 participating institutions.
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University of Maryland, Eastern Shore (Lead)
Bethune-Cookman University
California State University, Los Angeles
Creighton University
City University of New York (CUNY), City College of New York
City University of New York (CUNY), Lehman College
City University of New York (CUNY) System
Delaware State University
Florida A&M University
Hampton University
Howard University
Jackson State University
Oregon State University
Pennsylvania State University
San Diego State University
San Jose State University
Savannah State University
State University of New York (SUNY), Albany
Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi
University of Maryland, Baltimore County
University of Maryland, College Park
University of Miami
Universidad de Puerto Rico, Mayag├╝ez
University of Texas, Brownsville
University of Texas, El Paso
California State University, Monterey Bay

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Aquatic & Fisheries Sciences
Atmospheric Sciences
Conservation Biology & Wildlife
Environmental Sciences
Geological Sciences
Marine Sciences & Oceanography
Natural Resources
Spatial/Geographic Information Systems
STEM Fields

Aquatic Systems
Atmospheric Chemistry
Benthic Invertebrates
Marine Science
Remote Sensing

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This program is funded by:
National Science Foundation (NSF)
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

Page last updated 10/10/2017
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