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Educators Eligible for Scholarships to Ohio State's Stone Lab

12:00 pm, Tue February 24, 2015 – Teachers, informal educators and education students are eligible to apply for scholarships toward tuition at Stone Laboratory, The Ohio State University’s island campus on Lake Erie

Columbus, OH Teachers, informal educators and education students are eligible to apply for scholarships toward tuition at Stone Laboratory, The Ohio State University’s island campus on Lake Erie.

Stone Lab holds 25 one- and five-week science courses each summer. The deadline for college students and teachers to submit scholarship applications is Friday, March 6, 2015.

Scholarship amounts vary depending on applicants’ need and academic merit, and range from $100 to $2,500 per student. College students taking a five-week class can also work at Stone Lab to cover room and meals; more information is available at stonelab.osu.edu/costs/jobs.

Five courses offered by The Ohio State University are specifically aimed at educators: ” Principles of Oceanography for Educators (June 14-20) ” Group Studies: Water and Wildlife Training for Educators (June 14-20) ” Great Lakes Research for Educators (July 26-August 1) ” Group Studies: Climate and Sustainability (July 26-August 1) ” Field Ecology (July 26-August 1)

Educators may apply for any of the other introductory or advanced classes offered by Ohio State at Stone Lab. Stone Lab students explore biology, ecology, limnology and more up close in the field.

Applications are available online at stonelab.osu.edu/applynow.

In addition to Stone Lab scholarships, those taking Principles of Oceanography for Educators, Group Studies: Water and Wildlife Training for Educators and Great Lakes Research for Educators may apply for Alphyl Scholarships established by Dr. Vic Mayer. For an application and more information, email Lawrence Krissek at krissek.1@osu.edu.

Located on the 6.5-acre Gibraltar Island in Put-in-Bay harbor, Stone Laboratory is Ohio State’s Island Campus on Lake Erie and the research, education, and outreach facility of the Ohio Sea Grant College Program. Established in 1895, Stone Laboratory is the oldest freshwater biological field station in the United States and the center of Ohio State University’s teaching and research on Lake Erie. Stone Lab offers 25 college-credit science courses each summer for undergraduate and graduate students, advanced high school students and educators. For information on Stone Laboratory, visit stonelab.osu.edu.

Contact Stone Lab Columbus Office, 614.292.8949, stonelab@osu.edu

ARTICLE TITLE: Educators Eligible for Scholarships to Ohio State's Stone Lab PUBLISHED: 12:00 pm, Tue February 24, 2015 | MODIFIED: 12:19 pm, Thu May 21, 2015
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