Coral Reef Research Scholarship & Field Course
ckievman at turbo.kean.edu
Fri Jan 29 13:17:25 EST 1999
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CoralReef at turbo.kean.edu
I. Coral Reef Field Course in the Cayman Islands
II. Marine Environmental Research Institute's Scholarship for Coral Reef
I. MARINE ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE'S (MERI) CORAL REEF FIELD
COURSE IN THE CAYMAN ISLANDS
The Marine Environmental Research Institute offers undergraduate and
graduate field courses to introduce a variety of topics on coral reef
environments. Topics include an introduction to coral reef systems, coral
reef evolution and succession, and natural and anthropogenic impacts on
reef ecosystems. Students have opportunities to become involved in small,
short-term field research projects related to the coral reef system.
Field course will take place in the Cayman Islands, during the last week
of June 1999 and provide graduate (4 or 6 credits) or undergraduate credit
(6 credits) through Kean University (a state university of New Jersey),
Department of Geology and Meteorology. Students are accepted in the course
without regard to race or gender.
For additional information visit our web site:
II. MERI SCHOLARSHIP FOR CORAL REEF RESEARCH
MERI Scholarship: One scholarship in the amount of $2500.00 will be
awarded for the 1999 field course. The scholarship will pay for the
expenses related to field research on coral reefs in the Cayman Islands
and assist in the cost of college credit offered through Kean University,
Department of Geology and Meteorology.
Who: Female undergraduate and graduate students who are science majors are
invited to apply. Students with a biological or geological background
are encouraged to apply.
Objective: To introduce college students to the coral reef system by
involving them in field course and research opportunities.
Application Deadline: Received by March 15, 1999.
Application Requirements: Transcripts, application form, resume, 2 letters
of recommendation (preferably from your professors).
Submit to: Dr. Carrie M. Kievman, Marine Environmental Research Institute
- Coral Reef Scholarship Committee, Kean University, Department of Geology
and Meteorology, 1000 Morris Ave, Union, NJ 07083
Email: CoralReef at turbo.kean.edu
Visit our Website: http://turbo.kean.edu/~meri/Welcome.html
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