MASNA Scholarship for Undergraduates

The Marine Aquarium Societies of North America offers the MASNA Scholarship, a $2500 scholarship for a full-time undergraduate who will be seeking a degree in a marine science field.  Visit the Scholarship Page on the MASNA website to download the application. Deadline to apply is  July 1, 2010.

SEA Semester at Woods Hole – Summer Space Available

Sea Education Association has very limited space available in the upcoming Summer Session for undergraduates. This 8-week program is an abbreviated version of the interdisciplinary SEA Semester: Ocean Exploration program and offers 12 credits through Boston University. Students engage in coursework in oceanography, oceanographic research, maritime studies, and nautical science. They spend 4 weeks on the SEA campus in Woods Hole and then participate in an open ocean research cruise from Honolulu to San Francisco aboard our 134’ sailing research vessel, the SSV Robert C. Seamans. The dates are June 1 – July 26, and students may find more information at http://www.sea.edu/academics/seasemestersummer.aspx.

Scholarships in Marine Science for Undergraduates

The Marine Aquarium Societies of North America offers  the MASNA Scholarship, a $2500 scholarship for a full-time undergraduate who will be seeking a degree in a marine science field. Visit the Scholarship Page on the MASNA website to download the application.

Fall 2010 Semester at Sea

Sea Education Association is currently accepting applications for their Fall 2010 programs, with a choice of themes:  The History & Practice of Pacific Ocean Science or Marine Resource Management in the Atlantic.  SEA is offering a 20% discount to select students who submit a complete application to the Ocean Exploration program before March 1, as well as a variety of merit scholarships and substantial need-based aid packages.  Contact admission@sea.edu for more information or to request the new SEA Semester catalogue.

Undergraduate Fellowships – Climate Change NH, MA, DC

Clean Air, Cool Planet will place a fellow in each of ten organizations around New England and further afield to work on communications, calculations, and actions to address climate change.  Deadline for applications is 1/31/10; informational webinars are scheduled for 1/14/10 and 1/20/10.  For more information and an application, visit CA-CP.

Internships – NSF Research Experience for Undergrads, ME

Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences will host eight NSF-sponsored Research Experience for Undergraduate participants in summer 2010, for research topics ranging from microbial oceanography to large-scale processes that drive interactions between ocean ecosystems and the global environment, focusing on the marine microbial food web, ocean biogeochemistry, optical oceanography, remote sensing, sensory biology, climate change, and fisheries oceanography. Visit the program website for more information and to apply.  Deadline 1/15/10

Virtual Workshop – On the Cutting Edge: Professional Development for Geoscience Faculty, Teaching Geoscience with Service Learning

Teaching Geoscience with Service Learning workshop is for geoscience instructors who are interested in doing a service learning project in their own courses and would like to learn more about the opportunities, or for colleagues who are currently doing service learning projects in their courses who are willing to share their knowledge and experience.  Get practical advice on how to design and implement a service-learning activity in your own instructional setting, and help us grow the collection of service-learning activities that can be used across the geoscience curriculum.  The workshop will take place February 3-9 and has an application deadline of December 20.
For more info and to apply on-line