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S.C. Sea Grant Education Program

More than half of the current workforce in marine-related fields will soon be eligible for retirement. There is a high demand for trained marine science professionals as well as a workforce skilled in STEM (science-technology-engineering-math) disciplines.

The S.C. Sea Grant Consortium provides K-12 educator training, resources, and education programs, as well as undergraduate and graduate support to further science education at all student levels.

K-12 Formal and Non-Formal Educators

Marine science and STEM education for K-12 students is one of the S.C. Sea Grant Consortium’s priority areas. Our focus is helping teachers incorporate ocean science and coastal ecology into their lessons, and providing experiential learning opportunities for students.

Marine Science Resources for K-12 Educators

Palmetto Environmental Education Certification Program

From Seeds to Shoreline Program

Project-Based Learning Opportunities

Professional Development Opportunities

Undergraduate and Graduate Students

The S.C. Sea Grant Consortium provides support to both undergraduate and graduate students by funding fellowships and graduate assistant opportunities in marine science related areas.