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Friday, September 9, 2016, 2:00pm – 6:00pm

This Prestigious Fellowship workshop will lead participants through the process of applying to the top three national new graduate student fellowships- the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program , The Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship , and the National Defense Science & Engineering Graduate Fellowship . It will be divided into two mini-workshops, as described below:

September 9, 2016 2pm-6pm – The Introductory Workshop, Pt. 1

Previous winners and WSU Proposal Writing experts will present on the fellowship essays that attendees will write. The presenters will individually answer questions/give writing suggestions to attendees. Attendees will be prepared to write the first draft of their essays by the end of this workshop.

October 8, 2016 by appointment –The Review Workshop, Pt. 2

Attendees of the first workshop will set an appointment with the panel of previous winners and grant writing experts to have a polished draft of their essays reviewed. STUDENTS MUST ATTEND THE FIRST WORKSHOP TO GAIN ACCESS TO THE REVIEW PANEL.

2016 ASLO Science Communication Internship

This is a paid internship and carries a stipend of $6000.

Eligibility: This internship is available to current or recent graduate students in the aquatic sciences. Applicants from outside the US are eligible to apply but are responsible for obtaining appropriate paperwork to work in the U.S.

Timing: The internship will begin in mid-September and last 14 weeks.

Applications: To apply for the ASLO Science Communication Internship, please submit the following via email to Adrienne Sponberg, ASLO Director of Communications and Science, at Applications must be received by midnight EST, June 10, 2016.

    1. Cover letter (2 pages max) stating your communication interests and what you feel you can contribute to ASLO’s Policy, Education and Outreach programs.
    2. Resume including a list of relevant coursework
  • A letter of support from an academic advisor or other mentor (sent directly by the reference to


Questions about the internship should be sent to Adrienne Sponberg, ASLO Director of Communications and Science, at

Carbon – Nitrogen Systems: Policy-oriented Integrated Research and Education (C-NSPIRE) graduate certificate

Applications for the Fall 2016 semester are due May 13, 2016.

The goal of this program is to give graduate students a critical scientific understanding of the elemental cycles and understand how scientific research informs policy needed to address environmental and global change issues. Participants in this program will receive hands-on training to improve their communication skills and opportunities to practice bridging the gap between biophysical science and policy creation and implementation.

For more information

Call for Abstracts

Submit Abstracts “Progress in quantifying impacts of land use and land cover change in a changing climate using an Earth system modeling approach”
The abstract due date is March 30th
China National Convention Center, Beijing, 24-27th October 2016

A list of keynote speakers of the meeting can be found at