College Students

Student Research and Education Awards

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

DON’T MISS OUT!

Applications are due by Monday, December 4, 2017 at 4 PM.

Each fall, the Seymour Marine Discovery Center and the Institute of Marine Sciences hold an open competition for UCSC students to encourage research and education projects in the marine sciences.

For student research in marine sciences, all geographic areas of study will be considered. For marine science education, projects must be affiliated with the public education program at the Seymour Marine Discovery Center.

Awards will be made to both undergraduate students and graduate students (both masters and doctoral). No awards will be greater than $1,000 for undergraduate students and $2,000 for graduate students.

INFORMATION AND APPLICATIONS AVAILABLE NOW!

For full consideration, you must follow all guidelines. Late, incomplete, or non-conforming applications will not be considered. 


Congratulations 2016-17 Student Research and Education Award Winners!

The 2016-17 Student Research and Education Awards program and celebration generously sponsored by Bob and Carol Simpkins.

Every year, Friends of Seymour Marine Discover Center host an open competition for UCSC students to encourage research and education projects in the marine sciences. For student research, all geographic areas of study will be considered. For marine science education, the projects must be affiliated with the public education program at the Seymour Marine Discovery Center. Awards will be made to both undergraduate students and graduate students (both masters and doctoral). Awards up to $1,000 for undergraduate research and $2,000 for graduate research.


Volunteer and Intern Opportunities

If you are a college student interested in marine science, science education, or museum-related careers, there’s an opportunity for you at the Seymour Marine Discovery Center. Hands-on experience comes in many different areas––K-12 teaching, informal science education, animal husbandry, museum administration, or visitor services. Consider becoming an ongoing volunteer or learn about specific intern opportunities. It’s the best way to learn about a career path you’re considering or discover the job you will love for a lifetime.

Check out available internships and volunteer opportunities.

Days & Hours

Open Tuesday-Sunday, 10 AM to 5 PM


Spotlight!

cover of new book: A Seal Named PatchesSCIENCE SUNDAY:
A SEAL NAMED PATCHES
Sunday, November 19
Come for the science, bring the kids, and stay for the book signing in the exhibit hall.

APPLY FOR THE STUDENT RESEARCH & EDUCATION AWARDS!
Applications for this Undergraduate and Graduate opportunity are due December 4.

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UCSC STUDENTS
Be a part of our team! The Seymour Center is looking for qualified, enthusiastic UCSC students—apply today!

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CENTER'S VOLUNTEER TEAM AS A DOCENT!
Docents lead daily tours, assist guests at the touch pools, educate the public about marine conservation, and so much more!

PARKING CHANGES
As of September 1, 2017, parking permits are required by UCSC. Seymour Center guests will receive three hours of free parking with paid admission.

ATTENTION TEACHERS
Start planning your class field trip to the Seymour Center. Field trip information and applications for the 2017-18 school year are available now.

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