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Sustainable Shipping Art Contest

sustainable shipping art contest

Students in grades K-12 are invited to participate in the annual bilingual calendar art contest sponsored by the North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA), the United States Coast Guard (USCG) and the Inter-American Committee on Ports of the Organization of American States (CIP-OAS).  Submissions will be accepted from youth across the Americas (North America, Central America, South America and the

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USCG Foundation Accepting Scholarship Applications

USCG-Foundation-scholarships

The U.S. Coast Guard Foundation, a nonprofit organization committed to the education and well-being of all Coast Guard members and their families, is accepting applications from February 1 through March 15. Children of Coast Guard members may apply for annual scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 to fund undergraduate education. Scholarships are available to children of Coast Guard members who

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MIT Sea Grant Scholar Opportunities

MIT Sea Grant

MIT Sea Grant administers a number of programs, fellowships, internships and awards that directly support those pursuing studies in marine research. It works with high-school students, undergraduates and graduate students from MIT, Massachusetts schools and U.S. universities, as well as international visiting scholars. Currently, applications are being accepted for: NOAA Coastal Management Fellowship Deadline: January 17, 2020   NMFS-Sea Grant

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Game Development Students to Develop HPK for Vessel Docking

Red Jet 7

Southampton maritime energy-efficiency firm Azurtane has joined forces with the School of Media Arts and Technology at Solent University to leverage the skills of student game developers in a high-precision kinematics (HPK), marine vessel docking project. The objective is to convert high-precision positioning data generated by Azurtane’s HPK technology into a user interface to enhance the vessel commander’s visualization of

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2020 NMFS-Sea Grant Fellowship Opportunities Now Open

NMFS Sea Grant PhD fellowships

The NMFS-Sea Grant Joint Fellowship Program in Population and Ecosystem Dynamics and Marine Resource Economics places Ph.D. students studying in one of two priority areas in three-year, research-based fellowships. The program is designed to fulfill workforce development needs identified by the NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) and since 1990 has provided opportunities for 126 Ph.D. students.   Announcements for

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Q&A: Naval Architecture, Marine Engineering–Career Possibilities

Huntington Ingalls cutter design

A new Bankrate study ranks the most and least valuable college majors and discovered that two niche and little known majors top the list of 162 fields of study: naval architecture and marine engineering. They are followed closely by nuclear and electrical engineering.   Many students may have little to no exposure to these career options and may dismiss them out of hand. But experts

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