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Scholarship Opportunity: The Transatlantic Ocean System Science and Technology Research School (TOSST)

The Transatlantic Ocean System Science & Technology Research School (TOSST) is looking for highly qualified and motivated undergraduate students to join our unique program! Candidates should have a minimum standard of quality (A- in the last two years), and their research interests and project need to match the TOSST program objectives (please consult www.tosst.org for details).

Successful candidates will receive a minimum scholarship of $7,500, plus a contribution for travel expenses as needed, to be held either at Dalhousie University, or at Kiel University / GEOMAR, during the summer or fall of 2014. Candidates will preferably be mentored by a current TOSST PhD student within their area of interest, or by a HOSST student in Kiel, Germany, or both.

Please submit the following items to the TOSST program coordinator, with the subject title, ‘TOSST undergraduate fellowship”, to tosst@dal.ca. Review of applications will begin March 1st, 2014. Applicants must contact potential student or faculty supervisors prior to submitting their application.

Checklist of application materials:

  • 1 page statement of interest specifically for TOSST (critical component of the application)
  • 1 letter of recommendation from an academic referee (all recommendation letters will be verified, and must be sent directly from the referee to tosst@dal.ca, with the student name and TOSST in the subject line)
  • Unofficial academic transcripts (transcripts must be in English) Resume or Curriculum Vitae