NOAA and Other Opportunities

Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarship Program
The Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarship Program provides support for outstanding scholarship and encourages independent graduate-level research in oceanography, marine biology, or maritime archaeology, particularly by women and members of minority groups.

Knauss Fellowship
The program matches highly qualified graduate students with "hosts" in the legislative and executive branch of government located in the Washington, D.C. area, for a one year paid fellowship.

NOAA Fisheries/Sea Grant Fellowship
In 1999, NOAA National Sea Grant Office and NOAA Fisheries established a Graduate Fellowship Program in two specialized areas: population dynamics and marine resource economics.

Alaska Native Science and Engineering Program
ANSEP uses a longitudinal model that works with students from the time they are in middle school all the way through to the PhD.



Graduate Sciences Program

Graduate student opportunities with NOAA

Educational Partnership Program

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Educational Partnership Program with Minority Serving Institutions (EPP/MSI) is aimed at increasing programs and opportunities for individuals to pursue applied research and education in atmospheric, oceanic, and environmental sciences and remote sensing technology, in support of NOAA’s mission. NOAA’s EPP/MSI program consists of four programmatic components: Cooperative Science Centers, Environmental Entrepreneurship Program, Graduate Sciences Program, and Undergraduate Scholarship Program.

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Graduate Sciences Program

NOAA's Graduate Sciences Program (GSP) is aimed at increasing opportunities for students at minority serving institutions (MSI) to pursue research and educational training in NOAA-related fields such as, atmospheric, environmental, remote sensing and oceanic sciences. The GSP offers between 2 years (master's candidates) to 4 years (doctoral students) of NOAA-related research and training opportunities.

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