PhD Fellowships in Marine Sciences (USA) ~

28 de noviembre de 2014

PhD Fellowships in Marine Sciences (USA)

The Department of Marine Sciences at the University of South Alabama (USA) is seeking applicants for a PhD fellowship to start in fall 2015.  Three additional fellowships are available to USA students
through the Dauphin Island Sea Lab (  All Ph.D. fellowships include a full tuition waiver and stipend support of $20,000.
Faculty research interests include all aspects of biological, chemical, physical, and fisheries oceanography.  Research programs in marine fisheries, restoration, conservation and global change science include a strong component of marine and coastal resource management.  The graduate program is administered through the Department of Marine Sciences on USA’s main campus in Mobile, but most students and faculty are in residence at the Dauphin Island Sea Lab, located approximately 35 miles south of Mobile. Applications for fall admission and fellowship support are due by February 1.  Enrollment normally begins in the fall semester; however, spring admission will also be considered. The admissions committee makes initial recommendations by March 15 for fall semester enrollment.

Applicants applying for a Ph.D. fellowship also must apply for admission to USA Marine Science’s
doctoral program. Minimum requirements for admission are a baccalaureate degree in a discipline
related to marine sciences (e.g. biology, chemistry, geology, physics), a GPA of 3.0 (4.0 point system),
and a GRE General Test score of 300.  To apply see  Further information on research and
departmental resources can be found at or  In
addition to fellowship support, several Ph.D. and MS graduate research assistantships are also
available through individual faculty members.  All applicants are encouraged to contact potential
faculty mentors during the application process (see  General inquiries and specific
questions about admissions or fellowships should be addressed to the department’s Academic
Counselor, Ms. Nancy Merrill at

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