Educational Partnership Program is designed to provide
financial assistance to minority serving academic institutions
to support collaborative research and training of students
in NOAA-related sciences through competitive processes.
The program’s goal is to increase the number of
students who are trained and graduate in sciences directly
related to NOAA’s mission. It also seeks to increase
collaborative research efforts between NOAA scientists
and researchers at minority serving academic institutions,
as defined by the Department of Education. Financial
assistance is provided through four program components,
they include: the Cooperative Science Centers; the Environmental
Entrepreneurship Program; the Graduate Sciences Program;
and, the Undergraduate Scholarship Program.
summer Napoleon Paxton and Karitsa Williams from Elizabeth
City State University served internships with the National
Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) Center
for Coastal Fisheries and Habitat Research (CCFHR) at
Beaufort, North Carolina. Napoleon studied with Dr.
J. Kenworthy and Dr.
Patrick Biber while Karitsa was mentored by Dr.
Aleta Hohn and Dr.
to the interns work can be found above beside their