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Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarship Program

This award is available for U.S. citizens who are enrolled or planning to enroll full-time in a graduate program majoring in oceanography, marine biology, or maritime archaeology.

Awarded by:
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Award Amount:

Up to $42,000: a 12-month stipend of $30,000, in addition to an annual cost-of-education allowance of up to $12,000; and up to $10,000 support for a four- to six-week research collaboration at a NOAA facility. A maximum of $94,000 may be provided to master's students (up to two years of support and one research collaboration opportunity) and up to $188,000 may be provided to doctoral students (up to four years of support and two research collaboration opportunities). Students must maintain a 3.0 grade point average each term and full-time status for the duration of the award.

The number of awards offered varies annually. Last year, four awards were offered. *Please note: The number of recipients for this program varies according to the number of college students meeting the eligibility requirements in any given year.
Deadline Info:

The application deadline date has not yet been finalized for this year, but is expected to remain the same as last year. The deadline date shown here is tentative based on last year's date. Please che... Sign up for full scholarship deadline information.

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Award Amount:$42,000
Application Deadline: December 10, 2015