Student Eligibility

We welcome applications from enrolled undergraduate students who wish to seek bachelors and graduate degrees by conducting research that aims towards increasing understanding or improving environmental conditions on the Pacific islands, and who anticipate spending their lives in the Pacific Islands.

Students who are permanent residents of the Pacific Islands listed below are especially encouraged to apply, in particular students from the American Samoa Community College, University of Guam, University of Hawaii, Northern Marianas College, College of the Marshall Islands, College of Micronesia-FSM, Palau Community College and community colleges in Guam and Hawaii.

Students should be citizens of:

  • the United States
  • US unincorporated territories (Guam, American Samoa)
  • US commonwealth countries (Northern Marianas)
  • countries that have Compacts of Free Association with the US (Republic of Palau, Republic of theMarshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia)