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2017 Vernberg Fellowship Information and Application

               We are honored to offer these fellowships named for Dr. F. John Vernberg.

USC graduate students must be conducting marine research with the Baruch Institute.  Students in biology, chemistry, environmental health, geology, geography, marine science are eligible.

            Applications will be accepted through February 17.    Awards will be announced February 22. 

             Note:  An individual is eligible to receive a Bicentennial Fellowship and subsequently eligible to
           apply for a Graduate Fellowship, but may not receive either fellowship twice.

 

The F. John Vernberg Bicentennial Fellowship in Marine Science
The Belle W. Baruch Institute for Marine & Coastal Sciences is accepting applications for the F. John Vernberg Bicentennial Fellowship in Marine Science.   The fellowship will provide an award of $1,000 to a Master’s or a Ph.D. student whose research is being conducted with the Baruch Institute and is in the subject of marine science.  The award may be used for any educational purpose.

Application:  
Interested graduate students should submit the application form (download to complete), a letter describing their research interests (1 page), and a CV.  Two letters of recommendation are also required, one from the student’s graduate advisor.   
 

The F. John Vernberg Graduate Fellowship in Marine Science
The Belle W. Baruch Institute for Marine & Coastal Sciences is accepting applications for the  F. John Vernberg Graduate Fellowship in Marine Science.  The fellowship will provide an award of $1,000 to a graduate student who has completed all of the requirements for the Ph.D. degree, except for having completed the written dissertation, in the subject of marine science.  The student’s research will have been conducted with the Baruch Institute.  The award may be used for any educational purpose.

Application:  
Interested graduate students should submit the application form (download to complete), a letter describing their research interests (1 page), and a CV.  Two letters of recommendation are also required, one from the student’s graduate advisor.   The graduate advisor should state that the student has completed the requirements for the Ph.D. except for the dissertation.   


Submission:

All application materials should be addressed to

         Dr. James Pinckney, Director of the Baruch Institute,

 and submitted electronically to Baruch Institute