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Department of Commerce: Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarship Program

Date posted: 06/04/2010

Award: 12-month stipend for each student of $30,000 and an annual cost-of-education allowance of up to $12,000 and up to $10,000 support for a four to six week research collaboration at a NOAA facility; doctoral student support for 1-4 years.

Field: Oceanography, marine biology, maritime archaeology (including all science, engineering, and resource management of ocean and coastal areas)

Eligibility: US citizens currently pursuing or intending to pursue full-time study a masters or doctoral level degree in oceanography, maritime archaeology, or marine biology (all science, engineering, and resource management of ocean and coastal areas).

Contact Information:

Phone: 301-713-9437x150
Address: Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarship Program NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuaries 1305 East West Highway SSMC4 11th Floor, Room 11146 Silver Spring, MD 20910
E-mail: fosterscholars@noaa.gov
Web site: http://fosterscholars.noaa.gov/

Additional information:

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarship Program recognizes outstanding scholarship and encourages independent graduate level research -- particularly by female and minority students -- in oceanography, marine biology and maritime archaeology.

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