Dear Recommender: The STEMSEAS program is designed to provide exciting and eye-opening ship-based geoscience and oceanography experiences to undergraduates – particularly, but not exclusively, those from historically underrepresented groups -- with the aim of exposing them to new areas of inquiry, skills and career paths with which they may not be familiar. The program will provide them with experience on board a world-class research vessel during a 6-12 day transit, during which they will take part in a wide variety of science, technology and engineering activities, and career explorations as well. Note that STEMSEAS is designed to be a sampler and exploratory program, not an in-depth research experience. Students will be sailing with a cohort of students and mentors from across the country. More information is available here. Please provide your best assessment of this students’ ability to succeed and utilize this experience.