Programs for Minorities Interested in Ocean Sciences
OCE funds several
programs that provide independent research experience in marine sciences
for undergraduates and that focus their recruitment efforts on minorities.
Please find relevant
REU sites by going to ocean sciences at the REU website link below and
searching on "minority" as a keyword.
are offered through the Geosciences diversity program (OEDG). More information
is available at the link below.
One of the programs
funded by a 2001 OEDG award was Hampton University's Hall-Bonner
Program for Minority Doctoral Scholars in the Ocean Sciences.
The program seeks minority students interested in earning the Ph.D. degree
in marine and ocean sciences.
NSF Ocean Sciences
funds a program to bring undergraduates who have conducted research to
the American Society of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO) meetings each
year. Details about the program are available at: Expanding
Linkages Between Under-Represented Minorities and Careers in Aquatic Sciences
. Interested indiividuals may contact Dr. Benjamin E. Cuker, Hampton University
(phone: 804-727-5884; email: firstname.lastname@example.org