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SAML Student Support Program

SAML Student Awards

Student Support Program

Southern Association of Marine Laboratories

The Southern Association of Marine Laboratories (SAML) offers limited support to students attending or visiting SAML member institutions to attend a conference, summer program and/or to support research. Details of the types of support and application information are provided below.

Applications are accepted until October 31, 2017.

  1. Awards are for the following purposes for graduate students and undergraduate students. Awards are not granted for supplies.
    1. Conference support to attend a conference and present on research conducted primarily at a marine lab or field station of a SAML member institution.
      1. Registration fee.
      2. Travel.
      3. Accommodations.
    2. Research support.
      1. Travel to a field station or equivalent.
      2. Accommodations at a field station or equivalent.
  2. To be eligible, the student must be enrolled in or visiting at a SAML member institution. A full listing of SAML member institutions can be found at Note that the Region listed in the directory (last column) must be SAML.
  3. The SAML institutional Delegate or Representative will be notified of the student's application and will verify the standing of the student at that institution. A listing of the SAML member institutions and the corresponding name of the Delegate/Representative appears in a dropdown listing on the application form.
  4. The amount of funding provided by SAML is limited. There are approximately 50 SAML member institutions. We anticipate that awards will be granted in amounts of several hundred dollars to each awardee.
  5. The student must apply by completing and submitting the online application form (click here) by the deadline indicated.
  6. The next round of awards will be for the calendar year 2018. The application deadline is October 31, 2017. Students seeking support will be notified of awards as soon as possible after the closing of applications.
  7. Address questions to the SAML President ( or President-elect who chairs the Student Support Committee (

Click here for a listing of previous awards.

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