Students Selected for 2009 NOAA Scholarships Honoring Dr. Nancy Foster

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has selected seven outstanding graduate students from around the nation to embark on a new and exciting phase of their academic career as participants in NOAA’s Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarship program. These scholars, studying in the fields of marine biology, coastal resource management, and maritime archeology, will work with NOAA scientists as they continue their advanced degree efforts.

The seven scholarship recipients are:

  • Rebecca Asch - University of California, San Diego
  • Catherine Benson - University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • Lauren Garske - University of California, Davis
  • Pamela Elaine Michael - Hawaii Pacific University
  • Andrea Quattrini - Temple University
  • Stacey Trevathan - University of North Florida
  • Gregory Zychowski - Texas Tech University

Each scholarship recipient will receive an annual stipend of $20,000 and up to $12,000 annually for tuition. Doctoral students are eligible to continue the scholarship program for four years and master’s level students for two years.

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