IOSC 2017 scholarships are intended to support those whose attendance would enhance the oil spill preparedness, response and restoration community, body of knowledge and experience, across a broad range of perspectives. Scholarships are need-based and awarded to applicants only after review and approval by the IOSC 2017 Scholarship Committee. 

Scholarship recipients include:

  • US and International government representatives (at all levels)
  • US Government Agency/Industry Interns and Co-op Students
  • Subject Matter Experts from US and International academia, research institutes, etc.
  • Subject Matter Experts or leading authorities, innovators on significant issues related to oil spill preparedness, response or restoration
  • Authors of accepted IOSC papers and posters
  • Graduate students (enrolled in Masters and PhD programs) in environmental sciences or related fields of study
  • Representatives of non-governmental organizations


Application site closes October 31, 2016
Scholarship Recipient Selection December 14, 2016
Official Notification mid-December 2016 thru January 2017

For more information on IOSC 2017 scholarships, please contact Paul Schuler at


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