ECORD and other scholarships


Apply for an ECORD scholarship to attend USSP 2017

The European Consortium for Ocean Research Drilling (ECORD) will sponsor 10 to 15 Scholarships to allow outstanding young scientists to attend one of the three 2017 ECORD Summer Schools in Urbino (Italy), Bremen (Germany) or Leicester (UK). The Scholarships will contribute to costs of registration, travel, subsistence and/or accommodation at the Summer Schools.

Deadline is March 24, 2017. More detailed information is available on ECORD website



U.S. Graduate Student Scholarships for the 2017 Urbino Summer School in Paleoclimatology (USSP)


The 14th Urbino Summer School in Paleoclimatology (12-28 July; will provide graduate students with an intensive program on reconstructing the history and dynamics of paleoclimate through an integrated series of lectures, investigations, case studies, and field and laboratory analyses.
To promote U.S. graduate student participation in this international experience, the National Science Foundation is providing support for ten scholarships to cover airfare, stipend, and course expenses (including lodging).
Interested students in U.S. graduate programs should email a pdf file comprised of a one-page CV and a one-page statement on how the USSP would benefit their professional development as a researcher and educator to
In addition, students should request their primary adviser to email a recommendation letter directly to the above email address. Members of historically underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.
Deadline for receipt of application materials, including recommendation letters, is 1 April 2017.