This application is for all STEMSEAS cruises in 2019.
Eligibility and Student Selection Criteria:
Must be at least 18 years old and enrolled in or accepted to a U.S. accredited institution of higher learning
Must be comfortable in a somewhat unpredictable environment
Must be in generally good health and meet all shipboard medical requirements
Must be able to stand and walk for extended periods of time (generally fit, no need to be a super athlete)
Must be able to work outdoors and in close quarters at sea
DEADLINE: There are two deadines - an early one and a later one. Applications received by the early deadline will be considered for all 2019 transits. Applications received by the second deadline will be considered for the second half of the season.
Early deadline: February 15, 2019
Second deadline: March 22, 2019
Components of a completed application include:
this application form
contact information from a professor, advisor or employer (
whom you have notified
) who will serve as a reference and write a recommendation letter for you if you are passed on to the next step in the review process.
a copy of your most recent transcript (can be unofficial), uploaded below
If you are selected, most travel and expenses to/from the ports of call will be covered. You will need to have a little bit of funds to pay for local transportation/taxis/shuttles and meals up front; you will be reimbursed for these after the expedition.