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Student Opportunities


A list of training opportunities for early and mid-career professionals in fields relating to marine science. For internship and postdoctoral opportunities, please have a look at the Vacancies page.
Funding is intended to support honours, masters and doctoral candidates for the 2021 academic year. Refer to your institutions for their internal closing dates.
Stanford Science Fellowships are intended for exceptional early career scientists with great promise who have recently been awarded their PhD (within three years of  starting fellowship, but with no more than two years of prior postdoctoral experience) or will be awarded their PhD by the start of the fellowship. Candidates are sought who intend to pursue experimental and/or theoretical research in any natural science discipline. The primary research areas supported are:
Astronomy and astrophysics
Biological sciences
Earth and oceans (including ecology)
Mathematics and statistics
Physical sciences
Stanford University10/15/2020
2021 Applications now open! The Applied Ocean Sciences is a joint Master’s Degree of the Department of Biological Sciences and the Department of Oceanography at UCT. It is a 13-month multi-disciplinary programme comprising coursework (50%) and a short research project with mini-dissertation (50%). You can apply either for the Operational Oceanography or the Applied Marine Biology categories of our programme. 
Ocean Science Centre Mindelo (OSCM) , Cape Verde from 7 - 18 June 2021
The SOLAS Summer School is a biennial, international event that aims to teach the skills and knowledge of the many disciplines needed to understand the nature of ocean-atmosphere interactions and how to link ocean-atmosphere interactions with climate and people. The program covers a wide spectrum of SOLAS themes in the form of lectures and practicals.
SOLAS & partners11/6/2020