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If you know of available scholarships or grants, please send an email to ScholarshipsandGrants@nysmea.org.

Posts from NOAA Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Information Exchange for Marine Educators listing for May 2013:

Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring The Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring recognizes citizens and organizations that have demonstrated excellence in mentoring individuals from underrepresented groups in STEM education and career paths. The deadline for nomination is June 5, 2013. http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=504887&org=HRD&from=home

Rachel Carson Sense of Wonder Contest
The EPA and partners announce this 7th annual poetry, essay, photo, and dance contest. Contestants work across generations to share their own interactions with and reflections about the sense of wonder. Songwriting has been added to the categories of artistic expression. The deadline for entry is June 10, 2013. http://www.epa.gov/aging/resources/thesenseofwonder/index.htm

Student Achievement Grants
The NEA Foundation provides Student Achievement Grants to educators for proposals that engage students in critical thinking and problem-solving that deepens their knowledge of standards-based subject matter. The deadline for application is June 1, 2013.

Coastal Studies for Girls - Maine
Coastal Studies for Girls is actively seeking students for the Fall 2013 or Spring 2014 semester. The program is a residential marine science and leadership semester school just for 10th grade girls, located on the coast of Freeport, Maine. The program offers hands-on marine and environmental science and outdoor leadership adventures in the classroom, laboratory, and along the coast.

Semester by the Sea: Marine Sciences – New York
Offered by the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences at Stony Brook University, Semester by the Sea is designed for undergraduate students to spend a fall semester immersed in marine studies while in residence at the Stony Brook Southampton campus in New York. The program uses an experiential learning approach, taking advantage of the Southampton Marine Science Center, its research vessels, its waterfront marine lab facilities, and the campus location on the shores of Shinnecock Bay for direct access to estuaries, bays, and the Atlantic Ocean. http://www.stonybrook.edu/southampton/sea_marine.shtml

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OCEANA | Protecting the World's is holding an Ocean Heroes contest
 Find more information about Ocean Heroes and previous winners and finalists on our website.


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