Coastal Science Assistantship Program Applicants Sought

The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) continues its support of a graduate assistantship opportunity called the Coastal Science Assistantship Program (CSAP). This program provides graduate assistant salaries for three years to Master of Science students both enrolled full-time at Louisiana colleges/universities and involved in research relevant to Louisiana coastal protection and restoration efforts. The Louisiana Sea Grant (LSG) College Program administers these assistantships with funding provided by CPRA.

The assistantships are available to faculty pursuing appropriate coastal protection and restoration-related research at Louisiana colleges/universities to recruit new, outstanding graduate students. Up to four new students will be funded each academic year. The annual student salary is $25,000 for three years.

Applications must be submitted by Dec. 14, 2012. Assistantship awards will be made by Jan. 30, 2013. Complete information on CSAP plus program requirements and application procedures are available at Louisiana Sea Grant – Coastal Science Assistantship Program website.