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.
Three graduate students at Florida universities have received the John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship, recognizing their outstanding achievement in marine and coastal policy research. The following winners have relocated to Washington, D.C. for one year to work with policymakers in the legislative and executive branches of the federal government. Alex Harper, Florida State University Erica Towle, University of…
The $5000 award recognizes outstanding achievement of Florida university students conducting research that will help support sustainable management of marine fish.
The fellowship provides up to three years of funding to outstanding Ph.D. candidates who study ways to improve the sustainability of fish stocks that are commercially or recreationally valuable.
Maia McGuire, Florida Sea Grant agent for UF/IFAS Extension in Flagler and St. Johns counties, learned first-hand the challenges of teaching marine science in the classroom.
Eight graduate students at universities in Florida have received Guy Harvey Scholarship Awards, recognizing their outstanding achievement in marine science research. The following winners received $5,000 scholarships: Erica Ross, University of Florida Brendan Talwar, Florida State University Luke McEachron, University of Florida Sara Thomas, Florida Atlantic University Mary Kate Swenarton, University of North Florida Ross Boucek, Florida International University Marcy Cockrell, University of…