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Postdoctoral Scholarship Program

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an IBP member program

Academic Level:
Postdoc & Early Career

Scholarships designed to extend the education and training of the applicants and to advance their research careers are available to new or recent doctoral graduates in diverse areas of research.

Applications will be accepted from doctoral recipients with research interests associated with the following Departments:

-Applied Ocean Physics & Engineering

-Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry

-Physical Oceanography

-Geology & Geophysics


Interdepartmental research, including with the Marine Policy Center, is also encouraged.

Applications will also be accepted from those with research interests in the following:

The National Ocean Sciences Accelerator Mass Spectrometry Facility (NOSAMS) will award a fellowship in radiocarbon research and/or the development or improvement of analytical techniques or instrumentation.

USGS/WHOI - areas of common interest between USGS and WHOI Scientific Staff. The individual will interact with both USGS and WHOI based advisors on their research.

Criteria for awards include demonstrated research independence, productivity and novelty, and community service. Scholarships are awarded for 18-month appointments ($70,000 annual stipend; health and welfare and travel allowances; and a research budget). Recipients are encouraged to pursue their own research interest mentored by resident staff. Communication with potential WHOI advisors prior to applying is encouraged. Awards will be announced in December.

Further information about the Scholarships and application forms as well as links to the individual Departments and their research themes may be obtained on our website.
accepts non-us citizens

Participating Institution(s):
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Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (Lead)

Program Materials:
 • Postdoc Website this link takes you to a different website

This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Atmospheric Sciences
Geological Sciences
Marine Sciences & Oceanography
Sensor Science & Engineering
Transportation Systems

Applied Physics
Biological Oceanography
Chemical Oceanography
Coastal Ocean Sciences
Engineering Research
Fluid Dynamics
Marine Science
Physical Oceanography

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Page last updated 10/23/2023
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