[Coral-List] Fully funded Marine Science internships in Bermuda

Chloe Newcomb Hodgetts Chloe.Nh at bios.edu
Mon Feb 6 13:01:36 EST 2012

Applications are now being accepted for BIOS' 2012 REU Program!

The Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences has received National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) funding to support 4-8 fellowships for undergraduate student research at BIOS during the 2012 fall semester (Dates: arrive on August 29, 2012 - depart on November 25, 2012). Students will design and conduct independent projects under faculty supervision within several research areas including:

  *   Biology, chemistry and physics of the open ocean
  *   Biology, physiology and biochemistry of reef building corals and reef ecosystems
  *   Aspects of the molecular biology of marine organisms
  *   Environmental chemistry of Bermuda's atmosphere and inshore waters
  *   Effects and consequences of global environmental change

Students who have completed at least two years of undergraduate study and will still be undergraduates in the fall of 2012 are eligible to apply. Minorities and women are especially encouraged. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. We encourage all successful applicants to arrange for independent study credit through their home institutions. Each successful REU applicant will receive a stipend paid at competitive rates. Students will reside on the BIOS campus. Travel expenses, tuition, room and board will be covered by the REU program.

You can apply to BIOS's REU program by downloading an application form (in Word format) at http://www.bios.edu/education/REUapp.doc and e-mailing your completed application to the address listed on the form. If you have difficulty with the form, you can contact BIOS's Education Department at education at bios.edu or telephone (441) 297 1880.

If you have any other questions about the program or BIOS, please e-mail education at bios.edu or check http://www.bios.edu/education/reu.html.

Applications will be accepted until the program is full. Initial selection of participants will begin May 30. Students will arrive on August 29 and will begin work on August 30. Work will end on November 24, with students departing on November 25.

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