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Student Challenge Awards Program

Earthwatch Institute has partnered with The Durfee Foundation of Santa Monica, California to offer high school students who are gifted in the arts and humanities an opportunity do research for and alongside talented scientists. Student Challenge Awards Research Grants enable scientists who are interested in me ntoring creative youth to incorporate a two to three week team of six to eight high school students into their summer research activities. Learn more...

Minorities in Marine Science Undergrad Program

The National Science Foundation-funded MIMSUP program is designed to introduce members of groups under-represented in science and engineering to academic and professional careers in marine science. Targeted groups include Native Americans, Alaskan Natives, African Americans, Latino/Hispanics and Pacific Islanders.

Eight selected students spend two quarters (January 9 - June 15) at the Shannon Point Marine Center taking introductory and specialized courses in the marine sciences (31 quarter credit hours), attending seminars and workshops, exploring career opportunities, and engaging in supervised research. They also attend a regional or national scientific meeting. After the program, students return to their home institutions to complete their undergraduate programs. Learn more...

New Minority and Women Doctoral Directory Available

If you are a doctoral candidate or a graduate and would like to have your academic credentials made available to the more than 700 colleges and universities, you are invited to be listed in the 13th annual edition of the Minority and Women Doctoral Directory. (PDF file, 96KB)

Coastal Studies Seminar - for women and minority students

There's a new program for women and minority college students interested in environmental science. Check out the Coastal Studies Seminar website for more information.

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