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Program Funding

The Coastal Science & Policy Program at UC Santa Cruz supports the next generation of coastal leaders. Exceptional investment in CSP students includes need-based financial support for one to two years. For more details about the program and its offerings, visit our program information page.

Additional Funding Opportunities

As part of your application, we strongly recommend that you apply for outside fellowships or funding. The list below is a starting point, but is not exhaustive.

UCSC Global Engagement Funding Page
UC Irvine – Office of Graduate Studies
Cornell University – Fellowship Database
Ecological Society of America
Explorer’s Club
Fullbright International (note, many opportunities require applying 12-18 months ahead of graduate program start deadline)
GSA Travel Grants (UCSC)
Marilyn C. Davis Memorial Scholarship
Mathias Grant for UC Reserves/Mathias Graduate Research Grants
Nancy Foster Fellowship
National Defense Science and Engineering Grant (NDSEG)
National Estuarine Research Reserve Margaret A. Davidson Graduate Fellowship
NOAA Coastal Management Fellowships
Phycological Society of America (PSA)
Professional Association for Diving Instructors (PADI)
Sigma Delta Epsilon, Graduate Women in Science (GWIS)
Sigma Xi Grants-in-Aid of Research (GIAR)
Smithsonian Institute
Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology
David H. Smith Conservation Research Fellowship
Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation (IGCC) Dissertation Fellowship
L’Oreal For Women in Science
CenTREAD Tropical Research Grants
Women’s Divers Hall of Fame Inc.: Oceanic Research Group Marine Scholarship
The Lewis and Clark Fund for Exploration and Field Research
University of Florida – School of Natural Resources and Environment
Scholarships, Fellowships, & Post-Docs in the Environmental Sciences
U.S. EPA – National Center for Environmental Research
NSF Overview of Awards
The Environmental Scholarship Guide
Switzer Fellowships
P.E.O. California State Scholarship
California Sea Grant
California Native Plant Society (CNPS)
British Ecological Society (BES)
Association for Women in Science (AWIS) Educational Awards
Lerner Gray Fund for Marine Research: American Museum of Natural History
American Association of University Women (AAUW)
Marine Science Scholarship (Cen Cal Divers)
Achievement Award for College Scientists (ARCS)
Robert L. Weigel Scholarship for Coastal Studies
American Association for Underwater Sciences (AAUS)
The Atlantic Salmon Federation
Dr. Earl H. Myers and Ethel M. Myers Oceanographic and Marine Biology Trust
Anchor Environmental Scholarship
Community Planning Fellowship Program
GEM Fellowship
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
American Academy of Underwater Sciences
American Association of University Women
Brython Davis Graduate Fellowship
U.S. EPA – Greater Research Opportunities (GRO) Fellowships for Graduate Study
U.S. EPA – National Network for Environmental Management Studies (NNEMS)
NSF – Social and Economic Sciences Grant Program
NOAA – Sea Grant
California Sea Grant
NASA – Graduate Student Researchers Program
NASA – Earth Systems Science Fellowship Program
NASA – Cooperative Education Program
Fulbright International Fellowships
Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships
Smithsonian Institute Fellowships
National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship
Institute of Food Technologists
American Meteorological Society Fellowships
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation
A.T. Anderson Memorial Scholarship
Air and Waste Management Association
American Waterworks Association
Global Change Education Program
Garden Club of America Fellowships
LANL Graduate Research Assistant Program
NAWC J.J. Barr Scholarship
National Water Research Institute
Resources for the Future
Welder Wildlife Foundation
American Museum of Natural History Grants
UC Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation
World Wildlife Federation – Education for Nature Program
California Groundwater Association

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