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AAUW Fellowships and Grants

Do you know a woman who is doing advanced graduate studies? AAUW, the American Association of University Women, made 320 financial awards worth $6 million in 2022/2023. Applications for 2023-2024 opened August 1. The application period will close at staggered times in November.more about AAUW Fellowships and Grants

Coastal Science Assistantship Program (CSAP)

The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) continues its support of a graduate assistantship opportunity called the Coastal Science Assistantship Program (CSAP). This program provides graduate assistant stipends for up to three years to Master of Science students both enrolled full-time at Louisiana colleges/universities and involved in research relevant to Louisiana coastal protection and restoration efforts.  Application deadline for 2023 assistantships is December 2, 2022. more about the Coastal Science Assistantship Program

Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program

The Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) is soliciting applications from faculty mentors of promising undergraduate students at all Louisiana universities and colleges. UROP, established in 1992 by the Louisiana Sea Grant College Program (LSG), offers the Louisiana undergraduate community funding to support hands-on research experiences in marine and coastal resource issues. Previously funded projects have dealt with topics such as coastal ecology, fisheries, aquaculture, environmental engineering, and genetics. Application deadline for the year 2023 funding is December 9, 2022 at 4pm CST. more about the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program

Sea Grant Graduate Fellowships

Sea Grant has many reputable fellowships specifically for graduate students that focus on professional development in budding careers for a variety of marine topics. — more info on all Sea Grant fellowships

Scientific Diver Training

The Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON) is currently accepting applications for the Fall 2022 scientific diver training course. LUMCON is at present the only American Academy of Underwater Sciences (AAUS) designated training facility in the State of Louisiana. Scientific diver certification is required by most academic and government agencies who utilize diving as a research tool for marine science including biology, chemistry, biomedical, engineering and geosciences, and for all diving work conducted in association with LUMCON. — more  info on LUMCON Scientific Diver Training