The Department of Oceanography at Texas A&M University hosts a program for Scholars of Oceanography funded by the S-STEM program at NSF where students started entering in 2009. We have had 29 MS and Ph.D. Graduate students in the program. 21 STEM Scholars have graduated, 1 transferred, 2 are finishing in summer 2015, 5 continuing in PhD program at TAMU. Some of the MS graduates are continuing in Ph.D. programs and others are working in STEM jobs such as the oil and gas industry. Their individual accomplishments can be viewed on the S-STEM Student web pages. Collectively they have amassed the achievements listed below, which are summarized by achievement type listed at the left of this page.
Summary of S-STEM Scholar Achievements (award 0806926; 2008-2015)
68 presentations at professional meetings plus numerous student presentations at our S-STEM seminars.
21 papers with S-STEM Scholars as authors or co-authors
605 days at sea collecting data for theses and dissertations.
21 STEM Scholars have graduated, with others finishing soon.
A second S-STEM program for Scholars of Oceanography began in 2014 with ten students in the first cohort. Their achievements are summarized below and listed in the categories at the left of this page. Also see S-STEM Student web pages.
Summary of S-STEM-2 Scholar Achievements (award 1355807; 2014-2019)
54 days at sea and 19 days of field work collecting data for theses and dissertations in first year.