Other Opportunities

WSG is in the process of compiling a directory of additional opportunities to assist undergraduate, graduate and postdoctoral scholars in gaining first-hand experience in marine science and policy.  The initial list of opportunities on this page will be enhanced as the directory project progresses.

Undergraduate Opportunities

Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship Program

Provides undergraduates majoring in the sciences, mathematics, engineering or education with two years of academic assistance and housing and travel costs for 10-week summer internships at NOAA or partner facilities

Research Experiences for Undergraduates

Supports ongoing or new undergraduate research projects in areas funded by the National Science Foundation at REU sites throughout the country

Virginia Institute of Marine Science Summer Intern Program

Places and supports undergraduates studying marine sciences or resource management in a 10-week program with faculty mentors at the Virginia Institute of Marine Sciences

Undergraduate and Graduate Opportunities

Great Lakes Summer Student Fellowship Program

Provides undergraduate students and recent graduates with 12-week opportunities to conduct research with scientists or other mentors in the Great Lakes region

Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute Summer Internship Program

Ten-week internship for educators and undergraduate and graduate students that focuses on developing research techniques and improving communication and collaborative skills

AAAS Mass Media Science and Engineering Fellows Program

Ten-week summer fellowships from the American Association for the Advancement of Science for undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate science, engineering and mathematics students to work as science journalists at media organizations nationwide

Graduate and Postdoctoral Opportunities

American Water Resources Association

Awards two $2,000 fellowships each year to graduate students in Washington state who are completing an advanced degree in an interdisciplinary water resources subject.

CALFED Science Fellows Program

Sponsors up to 12 predoctoral and postdoctoral fellowships in ecosystem management and water-supply research in California’s San Francisco Bay Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta system.

Great Lakes Commission Sea Grant Fellowship

Pairs graduate students in public policy, public health, natural resources, aquatic sciences or other related fields with members of the Great Lakes Commission in Ann Arbor, Michigan to work on issues that advance the environmental quality and sustainable economic development goals of the Great Lakes states

Christine Mirzayan Science and Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program

Provides stipends for graduate and postdoctoral students in the sciences, engineering, public policy and law to pursue studies and projects throughout the National Academies

Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarship Program

Offers support for graduate-level independent research in oceanography, marine biology and maritime archaeology; women and minorities encouraged to apply

Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute

Two-year postdoctoral fellowships in biological, chemical and physical oceanography, marine geology and ocean engineering

AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships

One-year fellowships from the American Association for the Advancement of Science in Washington, D.C. for postdoctoral researchers and professionals to help scientists and engineers learn about the policymaking process through participation