My name is Mike Allen. Fredrika Moser and I lead the Maryland Sea Grant Research Experiences for Undergraduates program in marine and estuarine science. I am reaching out to let you know that we are currently accepting applications for students interested in our program for summer 2015. If you know of a strong advanced undergraduate student who would benefit from a summer research experience on the Chesapeake Bay, I encourage you to share our information with him or her. We select undergraduates in diverse disciplines, including engineering, biology, chemistry, physics, mathematics, toxicology, ecology and marine and environmental science. We are particularly interested in supporting talented students from institutions where access to marine science and to research projects is limited and who are from underrepresented groups in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

You can find more information on our website ( or download a flyer to share using this link ( I’ve included some specifics about the summer program at the bottom of this email.