Two graduate students at Florida universities have received the John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship, recognizing their outstanding achievement in marine and coastal policy research.
Grady Leavins was a strong advocate of the use of research, education and outreach to find scientific solutions to problem facing the state’s oyster industry.
This fellowship is designed to provide a post-graduate who majored in environmental science or policy with the opportunity of hands-on experience in state government.
Three aspiring scientists, all graduate students at Florida universities, have been awarded $1,000 each as the 2016 recipients of the Florida Outdoors Writers Association scholarship for outdoor communicators.
Eight graduate students at universities in Florida have received Guy Harvey Scholarship Awards, recognizing their outstanding achievement in marine science research. Learn more about the scholars and their research here.
Since 1986, the Aylesworth Foundation for the Advancement of Marine Science has supported university students in academic disciplines related to the marine environment. Aylesworth scholarships in excess of $581,000 have been awarded to more than 100 students at 14 Florida universities.
A new scholarship sponsored by Florida Sea Grant and the UF/IFAS Nature Coast Biological Station will offer $10,000 to a UF graduate student researching Florida’s Nature Coast.
Can learning to tie knots and cast lures really help children lead healthy, safe, and fulfilling lives? Kathleen Elliott thinks so. Amidst the grim backdrop that defines life for many youngsters in Miami-Dade County, she and her husband, Robert O’Bryant, work tirelessly teaching children how to fish and enjoy the outdoors.
Two graduate students at Florida universities have been named recipients of scholarships from the Aylesworth Foundation for the Advancement of Marine Science.
Austin Gallagher, a 2011 Florida Outdoor Writer’s Association scholar and a 2012 Florida Sea Grant scholar, has been named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 list in science for his work as an ocean scientist and communicator.