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Louisiana Space & Sea grant Opportunities (LaSSO) for Undergraduate Research Program

The Louisiana Space & Sea grant Opportunities (LaSSO) for Undergraduate Research Program is directed at science and engineering students who are working on projects in research areas deemed a priority by both NASA and NOAA. This is a project developed in collaboration between the Louisiana Space Grant and Louisiana Sea Grant programs. Likely areas of research focus would include earth science, coastal studies, remote sensing, and similar topics that are relevant to the NASA Earth Science and NOAA missions. It is up to the proposers to provide evidence that the proposed work is of interest to both Agencies. Awards are for $4500 with no match. Proposals will be accepted through June 25, 2024. more about the LaSSO Program

Van Lopik Scholarship Program

Dr. Jack Van Lopik, the first and longest serving Director of the Louisiana Sea Grant College Program at LSU, and his wife Annagreta Hojhdal Van Lopik, established the Dr. Jack and Annagreta Hojhdal Van Lopik Superior Graduate Student Scholarship (Van Lopik Scholarship) to assist graduate students pursuing advanced degrees in disciplines related to the mission and focus areas of the Louisiana Sea Grant College Program, as detailed in the Strategic Plan of the organization. The intent is to support the Sea Grant mission of furthering the wise and sustainable use of ocean and coastal resources by increasing the number of researchers and the body of knowledge in related fields including but not limited to biology, ecology, geology, fisheries, environmental science, coastal resiliency and design, natural resources economics, environmental education and disaster preparedness, extension and resiliency. Scholarship applications are due by 11:59 p.m. on Monday, July 15, 2024. more about Van Lopik Scholarship 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 about Sea Grant fellowships