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The Adelphi SEA Program


Resource posted by: Adelphi University

Created on: December 19, 2011

Resource description

Adelphi University's SEA program is a National Science Foundation/NOYCE Scholarship for undergraduate students in our STEP program and graduate science education students that uses Long Island's natural environment for teaching and provides unique training in science education.

Students will receive scholarship funds leading to the completion of an M.A. in Science Education with initial New York State certification (grades 7-12) in a science discipline (biology, earth science, physics, or chemistry).

Additional benefits of the SEA program include:

  • $55,000 (3 years) of tuition scholarship funding for undergraduate (STEP) students
  • $22,000 (1 year) of tuition scholarship funding for students enrolled in the accelerated graduate program
  • Paid Nassau BOCES internship with the marine biology program
  • Participation in marine science field courses on Long Island and in Australia
  • Unique mentoring and professional development support throughout the program

Students must have a strong science background and commit to teaching in a high-needs district after program completion.

How to obtain

For more information contact Tracy Hogan at 516.877.4019 or

Interested students must apply for admission to Adelphi University.
Preference will be given to those applications received by February 15, 2012.