TIO Summer 2018 Funding


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Eligibility Requirements & Application Form


Deadline to Apply: March 5, 2018


The Texas Institute of Oceanography is making funds available for wages for one or more undergraduate students to conduct research with TAMUG Faculty members for Summer 2018 (May 20-August 11). A maximum of one student application per faculty member will be considered. Start date for successful applicants is dependent upon completion of the hiring process through Human Resources. The purpose of this Fellowship is to provide research experience for the undergraduate students. Recipients not graduating prior to May 2019 are expected to present project results at the TAMUS Student Pathways Symposium or at the TAMUG Student Research Symposium (April 17-19). The successful applicants will be notified by Monday, April 23, 2018.


Recipients will be paid as a Student Technician ($9/hr.). Additional funds for travel to present results at a scientific meeting may be requested from the Research Advisory Council. Project must be completed by August 11, 2018.


To apply, please submit completed application materials electronically to Patty Gonzales at gonzalepa@tamug.edu and one paper copy to the Research and Graduate Studies Office no later than noon on Monday, March 5, 2018.   This is intended to be a collaborative process between the student and their faculty advisor.  Students are expected to do the actual writing of the proposal. 


**Students must submit progress reports each month consisting of a photo and a paragraph on the work that has been done to that point. Progress reports are due by the 15th of each month within the period of support.