Financial Aid

                                     

MS in Marine Science

The Department of Marine Sciences offers at-large fellowships to MS students annually on a competitive basis. In addition, there are a variable number of research assistantships that are sponsored by externally funded grants and contracts. The current stipend for MS students is $17,000 per year. Additional funding for tuition fellowship may also be available through extramural grants. Prospective students must submit applications by February 1 to receive consideration for at-large fellowships to the Department of Marine Sciences.
 
 

Ph.D. in Marine Science

The Department of Marine Sciences offers at-large fellowships to Ph.D. students annually on a competitive basis. In addition, there are a variable number of doctoral assistantships that are sponsored by externally funded grants and contracts to faculty. The current stipend for Ph.D. fellowships is $20,000 per year plus a tuition fellowship and waiver of out-of-state fees. Prospective students must submit applications by February 1 to receive consideration for at-large fellowships. 

A  limited number of graduate assistantships are allocated to the department by the Graduate School.  These assistantships are awarded on a competitive basis by the department. Interested students should apply directly to the department.  Applications for graduate assistantships are available online at:                            http://www.southalabama.edu/graduatemajors/graduateschool/