2014 Summer Research Opportunities

On Campus Opportunities 2014

Rachel Beane:  Super Volcanoes
Phil Camill:  Climate change in high latitude peatlands
Michèle LaVigne:  Paleoceanography and Bamboo Corals; Ocean Acidification and Clam Flats
Peter Lea:  Surface processes, water quality, educational technology
Emily Peterman:  Dating UHP metamorphism and exhumation;  Dating Maine deformation events
Collin Roesler:  Ocean optics and remote sensing:  linking rivers to the Gulf of Maine ecosystem

Bowdoin College Institutional Fellowships

Off Campus Opportunities 2014

Pathways to Science is a web site that is a clearing house for both fellowships, scholarships and internships. It allows you to search by discipline, region, etc.

The National Science Foundation (NSF) Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) covers a variety of disciplines and is hosted by a variety of institutions.

For Example:
Earth Sciences has 18 opportunities
Oceanographyhas 32 opportunities
Polar Programs has 2 opportunities 

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) offers the Ernest F. Hollings Scholarship, a two year program that includes a summer research opportunity at participating NOAA lab as well as academic scholarship support for two years. Students must apply their sophomore year. The deadline is January 31, 2014.

NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) offers a Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships Project (SURF) through Caltech (California Institute of Technology) and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California. Applications due February 22, 2014. 

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Summer Student Fellowship. Applications accepted until February 15, 2014