STUDENT OPPORTUNITIES

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 Oregon State Undergraduate Research, Innovation, Scholarship & Creativity (URISC) Program or URSA Engage Program. Additional funding opportunities for research and experiential learning are available for University Honors College students. Research funds are available for CEOAS Geology majors, 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. To read about the experiences of former undergraduate summer interns head to our Former Student Experiences page. 

Graduate student funding opportunities (anticipated deadline):

AGI (American Geosciences Institute) Harriet Evelyn Wallace Scholarship (women pursuing geoscience degrees; January 4)

AWWA (American Water Works Association) Scholarships (January 10 and October 1)

Anchor QEA Scholarship (mid-November)

APS Lewis and Clark Fund for Exploration and Field Research (February 1)

Association for Women Geoscientists Student Research Presentation Awards (August 10)*

Brown and Caldwell Scholarships (Spring)

Bullitt Foundation Environmental Fellowships (April 1)

CUAHSI Pathfinder Graduate Student Fellowships (supports travel for research; mid-October)

EPA STAR program (late-May)

Ford Foundation Fellowship Program (mid-November)

Geological Society of America Graduate Student Research Grants (February 1)

Graduate Women in Science (GWIS) National Fellowship Program (early January)

Harvard Travellers Fund (March 31)

Hatfield Marine Science Center Scholarships, Fellowships and Awards

Mazamas Research Grants (early February)*

NOAA Fellowships and Scholarships

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship program (early November)

National Shellfisheries Association Research Grants and Travels Awards (November 30)

National Water Research Institute (next call November 2017)

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

Oregon Sea Grant Fellowships

Sigma Xi Grants-in-Aid of Research (March 15)

SETAC/EA Jeff Black Fellowship Award (June 1)

*open to undergraduates

 

For international students:

American Association of University Women (AAUW) International Fellowship (early December)

Post-doctoral funding opportunities:

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

Ford Foundation Fellowship Program (mid-November)

NSF Postdoctoral Special Programs (varies)

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