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Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarship Program


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Academic Level:
Graduate Students (Masters)
Graduate Students (PhD)

Description:
The NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuaries is seeking applications for the Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarship Program from individuals, particularly women and minorities, who due to financial constraints, may not otherwise be able to pursue an advanced degree (Masters or Ph.D.) in oceanography, marine biology, maritime archaeology—these may include, but are not limited to ocean and/or coastal: engineering, social science, marine education, marine stewardship, cultural anthropology, and resource management disciplines.

• Scholarship covers tuition and a living stipend.

•Travel funds to support a program collaboration at a national marine sanctuary field office or another NOAA office.

•Training includes science communication, stewardship, and how to become a national marine sanctuary ambassador.

To apply, each applicant must:

•be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or a citizen of a U.S. territory;

•pursue, or intend to pursue, graduate-level studies at a U.S. accredited institution;

•have and maintain a minimum cumulative and term grade point average of 3.30 or higher; and

•maintain full-time student status for the duration of the scholarship award.


Application Deadline: 12/14/2021
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Program Dates: 5/22/2021

Participating Institution(s):
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National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) (Lead)

Program Materials:
 • Program Website 

This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Aquatic & Fisheries Sciences
Biology
Ecology & Evolution
Education
Environmental Sciences
Marine Sciences & Oceanography
STEM Fields

Keywords:
Marine Science
Ocean Science

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


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