Scholarship: Friends of Chatham Waterways Scholarships (for residents of Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket)

Friends of Chatham Waterways (FCW), Chatham, MA 02650, is offering to students in environmental science departments at selected universities and colleges, information about Scholarships for academic year 2018.

Each spring, FCW awards at least two $3,000 scholarships to select students in graduate school or enerting their junior year of college and majoring in environmental studies, environmental management or a related field. The purpose of these scholarships is to enable and encourage tomorrow’s leaders to commit themselves to careers in these fields.

Said scholarships are exclusively for residents of Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket or have graduated from a secondary school in these areas.

Apply by mail or emial:
Dr. Wm. Coleman
Friends of Chatham Waterways
600 Orleans Rd.
North Chatham, MA 02650
email: wmcoleman@comcast.net

Scholarship: NOAA Scholarship (Ernest F. Hollings) for Undergrads: Deadline to apply: 1/31/18

Ernest F. Hollings Scholarship Program

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Ernest F. Hollings (Hollings) scholarship program is designed to:

  1. increase undergraduate training in oceanic and atmospheric science, research, technology, and education and foster multidisciplinary training opportunities;
  2. increase public understanding and support for stewardship of the ocean and atmosphere and improve environmental literacy;
  3. recruit and prepare students for public service careers with NOAA and other natural resource and science agencies at the federal, state and local levels of government; and
  4. recruit and prepare students for careers as teachers and educators in oceanic and atmospheric science and to improve scientific and environmental education in the United States.

The Hollings Scholarship Program provides successful undergraduate applicants with awards that include academic assistance (up to a maximum of $9,500 per year) for full-time study during the 9-month academic year; a 10-week, full-time internship position ($700/week) during the summer at a NOAA facility; and academic assistance (up to a maximum of $9,500) for full-time study during a second 9-month academic year. The internship between the first and second years of the award provides the Scholars with “hands-on”/ practical educational training experience in NOAA-related science, research, technology, policy, management, and education activities. Awards also include travel funds to attend a mandatory NOAA Scholarship Program orientation, conferences where students present a paper or poster, and a housing subsidy for scholars who do not reside at home during the summer internship.

Open for Applications!

Application Deadline: Wednesday, January 31, 2018, 11:59 PM EST

For eligibility and application information, please visit: http://www.noaa.gov/office-education/hollings-scholarship

For FAQs about the program and application process, visit: http://www.noaa.gov/node/1853/

For more information, contact Student Scholarship Programs at: StudentScholarshipPrograms@noaa.gov

Scholarship for residents of Cape Cod: Friends of Chatham Waterways

Friends of Chatham Waterways Scholarships
In the spring of each year, at least two $3,000 scholarships are awarded by Friends of Chatham Waterways, Chatham, MA, to selected students in graduate school or entering their junior or senior year of college, and who are majoring in Environmental Studies, Environmental Management or a related field. The scholarships are exclusively for residents of Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket, or students who have graduated from a secondary school or college there. The awards are made in the belief that providing grants at the college level and beyond will enable and encourage tomorrow’s leaders to commit themselves to careers in these fields. For an application and deadline, contact Dr. William Coleman, Friends of Chatham Waterways, 600 Orleans Rd., N. Chatham, MA 02650. or by email:wmcoleman@comcast.net.

FCW defines issues of public concern affecting local waterways for public discussion and debate, prepares informational materials, sponsors public forums, works with town agencies to achieve common goals, and expresses FCW positions at public hearings and town meetings.

Maine Sea Grant Graduate Fellowships & Undergrad Scholarship

Maine Sea Grant is accepting applications for three NOAA graduate student fellowships in January and February 2017. These are 1) the Sea Grant Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship (See updated info below!), 2) the NOAA Coastal Management Fellowship, and 3) the NMFS-Sea Grant Fellowships in Population and Ecosystem Dynamics and Marine Resource Economics. The NOAA Hollings Scholarship Program for undergraduate students is also accepting applications through January 31, 2017.

IMPORTANT UPDATE:

The National Sea Grant Office released an amended FFO for the Knauss Fellowship on January 4th. The changes include moving the application deadline back to February 21 (from Febuary 10), and increasing the total budget for each fellowship. The updated FFO is attached to this message, and available at the link below.

Here are links for application requirements and deadlines for each of these opportunities:

Again, please let me know if you have any questions, and feel free to have interested students contact me directly. I would be happy to speak with them individually, and/or come and speak with a group of interested students in your school or department.

Scholarship for residents of Cape Cod: Friends of Chatham Waterways (application deadline 3/15/17)

Friends of Chatham Waterways Scholarships
In the spring of each year, up to three $2,500 scholarships are awarded by Friends of Chatham Waterways, Chatham, MA, to selected students in graduate school or entering their junior or senior year of college, and who are majoring in Environmental Studies, Environmental Management or a related field. The scholarships are exclusively for residents of Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket, or students who have graduated from a secondary school or college there. The awards are made in the belief that providing grants at the college level and beyond will enable and encourage tomorrow’s leaders to commit themselves to careers in these fields. For an application, contact Dr. William Coleman, 600 Orleans Rd., N. Chatham, MA. or by email:wmcoleman@comcast.net. Completed application must be in by March 15, 2017,

FCW defines issues of public concern affecting local waterways for pulic discussion and debate, prepares informational materials, sponsors public forums, works with town agencies to achieve common goals, and expresses FCW positions at public hearings and town meetings.

FWC us governed by a board of Directors and is a charitable organization under IRS code 501 c 3

Contact: Dr. William Coleman, Scholarship, FCW, 600 Orleans Rd, N. Chatham, MA 02650
wmcoleman@comcast.net