Sea Education Association: Caribbean Reef Expedition

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Take a multi-pronged approach to effective reef conservation… Chronicle the state of coral reef ecosystems in the Caribbean in response to human impacts. Develop and refine snorkel-based reef survey techniques while documenting the effects of envi... read more

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I learned so much about marine biology research and different lab techniques. I also learned a ton about sailing and made life-long friends. It was very much worthwhile. - Wellesley College View Entire Review
I learned a lot about being independent and managing time, as well as a lot about the ocean and many sailing skills. - Middlebury College View Entire Review
Past Review Amazing!
I gained cherished experiences and friendships. Also, I honed research skills and expanded my knowledge of coral reefs and marine policy. - St. George’s University View Entire Review
The students made it worthwhile. I would not ask for a better cohort. - Wellesley College View Entire Review
The independent research component and the fact that I lived and worked and played on a sailboat made this whole experience incredible. - Middlebury College View Entire Review

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Take a multi-pronged approach to effective reef conservation… Chronicle the state of coral reef ecosystems in the Caribbean in response to human impacts. Develop and refine snorkel-based reef survey techniques while documenting the effects of environmental change. Assess the effectiveness of Caribbean reef management strategies and contribute to local conservation policy efforts.

Program Type(s):
Study Abroad
Research
Program Length(s):
  • Fall
Instruction Language(s):
  • English
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • Natural Resources and Conservation
  • Environmental Studies
  • Environmental Science
  • Ecology, Evolution Biology
  • Marine Sciences
  • Sustainability Studies
  • Public Policy Analysis
  • History
Minimum GPA:
0.0
Year Founded:
1971
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Sea Education Association Scholarships

One award per year is available to a resident of Canada participating in a SEA Semester.

Up to $5,000

Deadlines:
April 20 for Fall Semesters; November 1 for Spring Semesters

Guidelines/Requirements:
Must be a resident of Canada. Apply via SEA Semester's traditional financial aid application.

One award per year available to a deserving Journalism major.

$2,500

Deadlines:
No deadlines

Guidelines/Requirements:
Must be a Journalism major in good academic standing.

Our most prestigious award. One is available for each SEA Semester class (excluding the SEA Summer Session). Criteria are: Academic excellence, community service and leadership experience.

$7,500

Deadlines:
April 20 for Fall Semesters; November 1 for Winter/Spring Semesters

Guidelines/Requirements:
Submit a one-page essay describing your qualifications, and a nomination form (downloadable on the SEA Semester website). Applicants will also be automatically considered for a Dean’s Award.

Multiple awards are available for every SEA Semester class, including the SEA Summer Session. This award is based on academic achievement, educational experiences and intellectual curiosity.

Up to $5,000

Deadlines:
April 20 for Fall Semesters; November 1 for Winter/Spring Semesters; February 1 for Summer Session

Guidelines/Requirements:
Submit a one-page essay describing your background and elaborating on your educational experiences.

Available to students enrolling in SEA Semester from colleges operating on a trimester or quarter calendar. Not applicable to SEA Summer Session or SEA Trimester Program due to the already reduced cost of these programs.

$2,500

Deadlines:
No deadlines

Guidelines/Requirements:
Must be accepted to SEA Semester and attending a trimester or quarter college/university.

One award per year is available to a deserving Colgate University student accepted to a SEA Semester class.

$5,000

Deadlines:
No deadlines

Guidelines/Requirements:
Must attend Colgate University and be accepted to a SEA Semester program.

For Bermuda students enrolled in SEA Semester, SEA will match the scholarship value for any student who receives an award from The National Transportation Board or the Bermuda Zoological Association.

Matched

Deadlines:
No deadlines

Guidelines/Requirements:
Please apply using our regular financial aid application and including details of your NTB or BZA scholarship.

If you learned about SEA Semester from an alumnus or alumna of our program, you may be eligible for this award.

Up to $2,500

Deadlines:
No deadlines

Guidelines/Requirements:
Contact the SEA Financial Aid Office.

One award is available per each SEA Semester class for a student from one of the five colleges in the "5-College Consortium" (Smith College, Mt. Holyoke College, Amherst College, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Hampshire College).

$5,000

Deadlines:
April 20 for Fall Semesters; November 1 for Spring Semesters

Guidelines/Requirements:
A faculty nomination is required via the Five-College Faculty Nomination form (downloadable on SEA Semester website).

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