[ES_JOBS_NET] Graduate Fellowships in Marine Sciences, University of South Alabama

Erika Marín-Spiotta marinspiotta at wisc.edu
Tue Nov 25 09:19:03 MST 2014

Subject: Graduate Fellowships in Marine Sciences, University of South

The Department of Marine Sciences at the University of South Alabama (USA=
) is seeking applicants for=20
a PhD fellowship to start in fall 2015.  Three additional fellowships are=
 available to USA students=20
through the Dauphin Island Sea Lab (www.disl.org).  All Ph.D. fellowships=
 include a full tuition waiver=20
and stipend support of $20,000.  Faculty research interests include all a=
spects of biological, chemical,=20
physical, and fisheries oceanography.  Research programs in marine fisher=
ies, restoration,=20
conservation and global change science include a strong component of mari=
ne and coastal resource=20
management.  The graduate program is administered through the Department =
of Marine Sciences on=20
USA=92s main campus in Mobile, but most students and faculty are in resid=
ence at the Dauphin Island=20
Sea Lab, located approximately 35 miles south of Mobile. Applications for=
 fall admission and=20
fellowship support are due by February 1.  Enrollment normally begins in =
the fall semester; however,=20
spring admission will also be considered. The admissions committee makes =
initial recommendations=20
by March 15 for fall semester enrollment.
Applicants applying for a Ph.D. fellowship also must apply for admission =
to USA Marine Science=92s=20
doctoral program. Minimum requirements for admission are a baccalaureate =
degree in a discipline=20
related to marine sciences (e.g. biology, chemistry, geology, physics), a=
 GPA of 3.0 (4.0 point system),=20
and a GRE General Test score of 300.  To apply see=20
http://www.southalabama.edu/marinesciences/students.html.  Further inform=
ation on research and=20
departmental resources can be found at www.southalabama.edu/marinescience=
s or www.disl.org.  In=20
addition to fellowship support, several Ph.D. and MS graduate research as=
sistantships are also=20
available through individual faculty members.  All applicants are encoura=
ged to contact potential=20
faculty mentors during the application process (see=20
http://www.southalabama.edu/marinesciences/faculty.html).  General inquir=
ies and specific=20
questions about admissions or fellowships should be addressed to the depa=
rtment=92s Academic=20
Counselor, Ms. Nancy Merrill at nmerrill at southalabama.edu.
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