Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Duke Marine Biology Spring field course (due 9/15/2013)

The Duke University Marine Laboratory is pleased to offer scholarships for two non-Duke undergraduate students covering tuition & fees, room & board, books, travel to Beaufort, and full support for participation in a Beaufort Signature Travel Course to Ascension Island, the BahamasGulf of California, Panama or Singapore during a semester of study, Spring 2014 in Beaufort, North Carolina.   Scholars will enroll in Duke courses taught in Beaufort, where there is emphasis on the biology and physiology of marine organisms, marine molecular biology, marine policy, and coastal socio-ecological issues. The spring semester begins on January 8 and ends May 2, 2014Two scholarships will be available again in fall 2014.
To be eligible, an applicant must
  • be enrolled as a sophomore, junior, or senior in college in Fall 2013 (non-Duke)
  • be a US citizen or hold a permanent resident visa

Other factors considered in the evaluation process include whether an applicant
  • identifies with a group that is racially/ethnically underrepresented in marine science
  • has demonstrated interest in marine science and its impact on society
  • anticipates pursuing a Ph.D. in the marine sciences
  • submits a compelling personal statement and strong letters of recommendation

Applications are due 15 September 2013.  Recipients will be notified by 15 October 2013.

Check the website for complete application information: www.nicholas.duke.edu/marinelab/programs/undergraduate/fellowship

For more information, please contact Katie Wood: katie.wood@duke.edu; (252) 504-7586.

Katie Wood
Undergraduate Program Coordinator
Duke University Marine Laboratory
135 Duke Marine Lab Rd.
Beaufort, NC 28516

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