Contact me with questions regarding potential opportunities and projects or with interest in pursuing independent funding.

Prospective graduate students:

I work with students pursuing graduate degrees in Geology, Ocean, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences (OEAS), Water Resources, and Environmental Sciences. Click on the links to learn more.

The OSU Graduate School administers a number of prestigious scholarships and fellowships. Let me know if you think you are a good candidate—departments submit nominations.

Undergraduate research opportunities:

Interested in gaining research experience? Consider applying to the URSA Engage Program. Additional funding opportunities for research and experiential learning are available for University Honors College students. Research funds are available for CEOAS undergraduate majors, learn more at or contact Kaplan Yalcin for an application. For summer research internships apply to the CEOAS REU program (anticipated deadline mid-February). Contact me to discuss possible research projects.

Graduate student funding opportunities (anticipated deadline):

American Geosciences Institute (AGI) Harriet Evelyn Wallace Scholarship (graduate students; April 2, 2024)

American Chemical Society (ACS) Grants, Scholarships, and Fellowships*

American Water Works Association (AWWA) Scholarships (graduate students, open Sept.–Dec. 2023)

Anchor QEA Scholarship (graduate students, open Fall 2023)

APS Lewis and Clark Fund for Exploration and Field Research (graduate students, anticipated deadline in Nov.)

Association for Women Geoscientists Chapter Student Awards and Scholarships (Janet Cullen Tanaka Geosciences Undergraduate Scholarship, deadline: Dec. 30, 2023)*

Brown and Caldwell Scholarships (undergraduate and graduate students; anticipated deadline Mar. 2024)*

Bullitt Foundation Environmental Fellowships (graduate students, application open between Jan. 1 and Apr. 1)

CUAHSI Pathfinder Graduate Student Fellowships and Travel Grants (supports travel for research; anticipated deadline early Apr.)

EPA Fellowships

Friends of Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument Student Research Grants (anticipated deadline mid-April)*

Ford Foundation Fellowship Program (anticipated deadline Jan.)

Geological Society of America Graduate Student Research Grants (anticipated deadline early Feb.)

Graduate Women in Science (GWIS) National Fellowship Program (anticipated deadline early Jan.)

Harvard Travellers Fund (anticipated deadline early Feb.)

Hatfield Marine Science Center Scholarships, Fellowships and Awards

Mazamas Research Grants (watch for announcement of 2024 opportunities)*

NOAA Fellowships and Scholarships

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship program (anticipated deadline Oct.)

National Shellfisheries Association Research Grants and Travels Awards (typically Nov.)

National Water Research Institute (for 2023, deadline: May 31)

Northwest Scientific Association Student Research Grants (mid-January)*

Oregon Sea Grant Fellowships*

Sigma Xi Grants-in-Aid of Research (March 15, October 1)*

Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) Awards and Grants

*open to undergraduates

For international students:

American Association of University Women (AAUW) International Fellowship (deadline: Nov. 15)

Post-doctoral funding opportunities:

David H. Smith Conservation Research Fellowship Program (mid-September)

Ford Foundation Fellowship Program (anticipated deadline Jan.)

NSF Postdoctoral Special Programs (varies)

Check out upcoming meetings hosted by:

American Chemical Society (ACS)

Ecological Society of America (ESA)

Geochemical Society, Annual Goldschmidt Conference

Geological Society of America (GSA)

Northwest Scientific Association (NWSA)

SACNAS (in Portland Oct. 26–28, 2023)

Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC)

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