Undergraduate Applicants

Information on program standards, requirements, and the application process for undergraduate positions can be found below.

Positions Are Currently Filled!

Undergraduate Research

What We Provide

We offer several scholarships to highly qualified and motivated students in ocean sciences or related fields, to study in Kiel, Germany or in Halifax, Canada, for 4-6 months. Successful candidates will receive scholarships of up to $7,000, based on the student’s travel, research and accommodation needs.

Candidates will be mentored by a current TOSST/HOSST PhD student. For more information on TOSST students, please visit: http://www.tosst.org/about/people/students/. For more information on HOSST students, please visit: http://www.geomar.de/studieren/phd/hosst/

Who We Select

Students with:

  • A minimum GPA of 3.5

  • Research that aligns with TOSST-HOSST’s transatlantic themes of ecosystem hotspots; seafloor structures; or ocean dynamics

How to Apply

  • 1 page letter of motivation specifically as it relates to TOSST

  • 1 letter of recommendation from an academic referee

  • Unofficial transcripts

  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae

* Send student application materials in one pdf with a subject line ‘undergraduate_fellow’ to tosst@dal.ca

** Please have the referee send their reference directly to tosst@dal.ca with the students first and last name as the subject line.

*** We strongly encourage candidates to contact a TOSST/HOSST PhD student to further inquire on research and project details.