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Guam EPSCoR GRA opportunity

Date Posted: 
Monday, May 6, 2019 - 15:30

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Guam EPSCoR is seeking applicants for its 
Graduate Research Assistantship (GRA) Program. This is a year-long program open to select graduate students seeking research opportunities with Guam EPSCoR faculty. Student research training and tasks may include field work to investigate coral reefs or to deploy and retrieve oceanographic instruments, as well as work in the University of Guam Marine Laboratory’s Molecular Lab. Ideal candidates are self-motivated, well organized, and have research interests related to the objectives of the Guam Ecosystems Collaboratorium.
 
The University of Guam and Research Corporation of the University of Guam are Equal Opportunity Employers that have received NSF funding to broaden the participation of underrepresented students in STEM fields. The GRA Program remains open to all qualified students, but women, minorities, and students with disabilities are particularly encouraged to apply.

ELIGIBILITY:
- Must be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident of Guam, or non-immigrant alien admitted into Guam under the Compacts of Free Association
- Cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 in undergraduate studies or 3.25 in graduate studies

BENEFITS:
- Research experience and training
- Faculty/Researcher mentoring
- Annual stipend of up to $18,000
- Tuition Waiver of up to 21 credits per semester for up to three academic years for graduate students
Possible travel opportunities

To apply, please email Education, Outreach and Diversity Coordinator Dr. Austin J. Shelton at shelton@uog.edu.