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Student Opportunities

The Student Opportunities website is designed to provide information about educational opportunities that are available throughout NOAA. Information on scholarships, internships and fellowships including a brief description of each program; application deadline; award amount; dates of opportunity; contact name, telephone number, and e-mail address; and website for the various opportunities are found on this site.

The Special Opportunities section contains student opportunities categorized by geographic location, underrepresented communities and opportunities specific to students with disabilities.

 

 

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Educational Partnership Program (EPP) Undergraduate Scholarship Program

The goal of this program is to increase the number of students who undertake course work and graduate with degrees in the targeted areas integral to NOAA’s mission. This program targets students who have completed their sophomore or junior year, attending Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs), and have recently declared, or about to declare a major in atmosphere, oceanic, or environmental science disciplines. Eligibility Requir

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Type of Award: Scholarship

Grade Level: Undergraduate

Geographic Focus: Nationwide

Award: 2 Year award period Summer Internships - Scholars select and are placed at NOAA offices and sites for 10-week paid summer internships. Scholarships - Scholars will receive a scholarship of $650/we MOREexpand button

Contact Person: Jacqueline Rousseau

Phone: (301) 628-2905

Email: Jacqueline.J.Rousseau@noaa.gov

Website: http://www.epp.noaa.gov/ssp_undergrad_page.html

Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship Program

The purpose of the Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship Program is to: 1) increase undergraduate training in oceanic and atmospheric science, research, technology, and education and foster multidisciplinary training opportunities; 2) to increase public understanding and support for stewardship of the ocean and atmosphere and improve environmental literacy; 3) to recruit and prepare students for public service

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Type of Award: Scholarship

Grade Level: Undergraduate

Geographic Focus: Nationwide

Award: Awards include academic assistance (up to a maximum of $8,000 per year) for full-time study during the 9-month academic year; a 10-week, full-time internship position ($650/week) during the su MOREexpand button

Contact Person: Victoria Dancy

Phone: (301) 628-2903

Email: Victoria.G.Dancy@noaa.gov

Website: http://www.oesd.noaa.gov/scholarships/hollings.html

John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship Program

This program provides an opportunity for graduate students to work with hosts in the legislative branch, executive branch, or appropriate associations/institutions located in the Washington, D.C. area. Established in 1979, the fellowship provides a unique educational experience to students who have an interest in ocean, coastal and Great Lakes resources and in the national policy decisions affecting those resources. The program is sp

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Type of Award: Fellowship

Grade Level: Graduate

Geographic Focus: Washington, DC

Award: The local Sea Grant program receives and administers the overall award of $56,500 per student on behalf of each Fellow selected from their program. Of this amount, the local Sea Grant program provides MOREexpand button

Contact Person: Chelsea Berg

Phone: (301) 734-1085

Email: OAR.SG.Fellows@noaa.gov

Website: http://www.seagrant.noaa.gov/knauss/index.html

Miami Lab Summer Internship Program

Research position that provides on the job training in the protected resources and biodiversitydivision and the sustainable fisheries division to interested students.

Type of Award: Internship

Grade Level: Undergraduate

Geographic Focus: Southeast USA

Award: Paid and volunteer intenship, varies depending on experience

Contact Person: Essie Duffie

Phone: 305-361-4237

Email: Essie.C.Duffie@noaa.gov

Website: http://www.sefsc.noaa.gov

NOAA-Northern Gulf Institute Diversity Internship

The NOAA-Northern Gulf Institute Diversity Internship Program is a 10-week, summer program open to undergraduate and graduate students who are currently enrolled in a degree-granting program. These internships provide career exploration in a variety of fields studied by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and Northern Gulf Institute (NGI) scientists including coastal science, fisheries management, climate change, e

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Type of Award: Internship

Grade Level: Undergraduate

Geographic Focus: Northern Gulf of Mexico

Award: Interns will receive a competitive stipend to help cover living expenses. However, obtaining housing at the internship workplace is the responsibility of the intern and not the program.

Contact Person: Angela Sallis

Phone: 228-688-5604

Email: Angela.Sallis@noaa.gov

Website: http://ngi-internship.disl.org/

National Academy of Science/National Research Council Post Doc Fellowship Program

The mission of the National Research Council′s Research Associateship Programs is to provide advanced training for highly qualified postdoctoral and visiting scientists, while enhancing the research conducted in federal laboratories. This mission is accomplished by recruiting, and competitively selecting, postdoctoral and senior scientists for research awards in the laboratories of more than 30 federal sponsors.

Type of Award: Internship

Grade Level: Post

Geographic Focus: Nationwide

Award: Award will include salary, possibly some moving expenses, and travel.

Contact Person: Laurie Mukai

Phone: 206-860-3438

Email: Laurie.Mukai@noaa.gov

Website: http://sites.nationalacademies.org/PGA/RAP/index.htm

There are 6 opportunities available.

Educational Partnership Program (EPP) Undergraduate Scholarship Program

The goal of this program is to increase the number of students who undertake course work and graduate with degrees in the targeted areas integral to NOAA’s mission. This program targets students who have completed their sophomore or junior year, attending Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs), and have recently declared, or about to declare a major in atmosphere, oceanic, or environmental science disciplines. Eligibility Requir

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Type of Award: Scholarship

Grade Level: Undergraduate

Geographic Focus: Nationwide

Award: 2 Year award period Summer Internships - Scholars select and are placed at NOAA offices and sites for 10-week paid summer internships. Scholarships - Scholars will receive a scholarship of $650/we MOREexpand button

Contact Person: Jacqueline Rousseau

Phone: (301) 628-2905

Email: Jacqueline.J.Rousseau@noaa.gov

Website: http://www.epp.noaa.gov/ssp_undergrad_page.html

Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship Program

The purpose of the Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship Program is to: 1) increase undergraduate training in oceanic and atmospheric science, research, technology, and education and foster multidisciplinary training opportunities; 2) to increase public understanding and support for stewardship of the ocean and atmosphere and improve environmental literacy; 3) to recruit and prepare students for public service

MOREexpand button

Type of Award: Scholarship

Grade Level: Undergraduate

Geographic Focus: Nationwide

Award: Awards include academic assistance (up to a maximum of $8,000 per year) for full-time study during the 9-month academic year; a 10-week, full-time internship position ($650/week) during the su MOREexpand button

Contact Person: Victoria Dancy

Phone: (301) 628-2903

Email: Victoria.G.Dancy@noaa.gov

Website: http://www.oesd.noaa.gov/scholarships/hollings.html

There are 2 scholarships available.

 

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Miami Lab Summer Internship Program

Research position that provides on the job training in the protected resources and biodiversitydivision and the sustainable fisheries division to interested students.

Type of Award: Internship

Grade Level: Undergraduate

Geographic Focus: Southeast USA

Award: Paid and volunteer intenship, varies depending on experience

Contact Person: Essie Duffie

Phone: 305-361-4237

Email: Essie.C.Duffie@noaa.gov

Website: http://www.sefsc.noaa.gov

NOAA-Northern Gulf Institute Diversity Internship

The NOAA-Northern Gulf Institute Diversity Internship Program is a 10-week, summer program open to undergraduate and graduate students who are currently enrolled in a degree-granting program. These internships provide career exploration in a variety of fields studied by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and Northern Gulf Institute (NGI) scientists including coastal science, fisheries management, climate change, e

MOREexpand button

Type of Award: Internship

Grade Level: Undergraduate

Geographic Focus: Northern Gulf of Mexico

Award: Interns will receive a competitive stipend to help cover living expenses. However, obtaining housing at the internship workplace is the responsibility of the intern and not the program.

Contact Person: Angela Sallis

Phone: 228-688-5604

Email: Angela.Sallis@noaa.gov

Website: http://ngi-internship.disl.org/

National Academy of Science/National Research Council Post Doc Fellowship Program

The mission of the National Research Council′s Research Associateship Programs is to provide advanced training for highly qualified postdoctoral and visiting scientists, while enhancing the research conducted in federal laboratories. This mission is accomplished by recruiting, and competitively selecting, postdoctoral and senior scientists for research awards in the laboratories of more than 30 federal sponsors.

Type of Award: Internship

Grade Level: Post

Geographic Focus: Nationwide

Award: Award will include salary, possibly some moving expenses, and travel.

Contact Person: Laurie Mukai

Phone: 206-860-3438

Email: Laurie.Mukai@noaa.gov

Website: http://sites.nationalacademies.org/PGA/RAP/index.htm

There are 3 internships available.

John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship Program

This program provides an opportunity for graduate students to work with hosts in the legislative branch, executive branch, or appropriate associations/institutions located in the Washington, D.C. area. Established in 1979, the fellowship provides a unique educational experience to students who have an interest in ocean, coastal and Great Lakes resources and in the national policy decisions affecting those resources. The program is sp

MOREexpand button

Type of Award: Fellowship

Grade Level: Graduate

Geographic Focus: Washington, DC

Award: The local Sea Grant program receives and administers the overall award of $56,500 per student on behalf of each Fellow selected from their program. Of this amount, the local Sea Grant program provides MOREexpand button

Contact Person: Chelsea Berg

Phone: (301) 734-1085

Email: OAR.SG.Fellows@noaa.gov

Website: http://www.seagrant.noaa.gov/knauss/index.html

There are 1 fellowships available.
There are 0 special opportunities available.