College of Science & Mathematics

Master of Science in Marine & Environmental Science
Scholarships and Awards

  • National Science Foundation Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (NSF S-STEM)
    • The NSF S-STEM project, Developing Future STEM Leaders in the Caribbean: Scholarships and Systemic Support for Graduate Students in Marine and Environmental Biology in the Virgin Islands, supports MMES students who are academically talented and financially needy
    • NSF S-STEM scholarships are two-year awards awarded by the MMES admissions committee based on MMES program applications and FAFSA information
    • Awardees are granted $5,000 towards tuition each semester for two years and up to $2,700 in funds for thesis supplies, conference travel, and professional membership fees
  • Lana Vento Charitable Trust Award (LVCT)
    • LVCT donates funds to the MMES program to support student thesis research
    • MMES students apply yearly for up to $2,000 in funds to support their academic and professional goals
  • SEAS Islands Alliance
  • Teaching Assistantships (TA)
    • Teaching assistants assist with the instruction of courses within the College of Science and Mathematics
    • TA are one-year commitments of approximately 20 hours per week with a yearly stipend totaling $16,800