Gudes Scholarship

  • Scott B. Gudes Public Service Graduate Scholarship in Marine Resource Conservation 

    This scholarship is awarded to a master’s or doctoral student pursuing a degree in a NOAA Fisheries related discipline whose research has a strong potential to contribute to the advancement of marine resource conservation and who has played an exemplary role in public service.

    Amount of the Award:  $35,000/yr. for a Ph.D. student and $30,000/yr. for a M.S. student. The award is for one year only.  A maximum of five scholarships will be awarded to qualified students between 2017 and 2021 based on the availability of funds.

    Eligibility: 

    • Full time graduate student conducting research at the LMRCSC relevant to marine resource conservation for the duration of the award
    • Have and maintain a cumulative 3.5 GPA 
    • Demonstrated scholastic and leadership achievements 
    • Service to the EPP/MSI Cooperative Science Center and the fisheries community
    • Must be a US citizen and a CSC supported student

    Scholarship Requirements:

    • Collaborative research with NOAA or state agencies
    • Outreach to and engagement with the commercial or recreational fishing community
    • Provide a written annual report to NOAA EPP/MSI and  Scott B. Gudes on research results and other activities including engagement with the fisheries community
    • Presentation of research results and outreach and engagement activities at professional meetings/workshops/conferences

    Application:
    Download the scholarship application