soc2023 STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS
Students presenting at the SOC2023 conference were eligible to have their registration waived, thanks to a sponsorship from Louisiana Sea Grant.
Students who presented at the conference will be prioritized in scholarship selection.
student VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
A select number of students had the opportunity to earn a SOC2023 registration fee waiver in exchange for up to 6 hours of volunteer service, thanks to a sponsorship from Louisiana Sea Grant.
Volunteer tasks included, but are not limited to:
- Assist with conference registration.
- Monitor assigned sessions to alert technical staff if moderators or presenters require assistance.
- Assist SOC team with tasks in the plenary hall and exhibit hall.
A student competition was offered to undergraduates and graduate students presenting talks or posters at the conference. Conference attendees helped judge the student projects. Cash prizes were awarded for the following:
- Graduate Student Talks: 1st/2nd/3rd: $500/250/125
- Undergraduate and High School Student Talks: 1st/2nd/3rd: $500/250/125
- Graduate Student Posters: 1st/2nd/3rd: $500/250/125
- Undergraduate & High School Student Posters: 1st/2nd/3rd: $500/250/125
Students were offered the opportunity to opt into the student competition upon acceptance of their proposals.
2023 Student Award Winners:
1st – $500 – Omar Ulloa
2nd – $300 – Emerson Morris (tie 2nd)
2nd – $300 – Grayson Loudon (tie 2nd)
3rd – $150 – Laura Manuel (tie 3rd)
3rd – $150 – Robert Feder (tie 3rd)
4th – $100 – Jasmine Bekkaye (tie 4th)
4th – $100 – Julia Sweet (tie 4th)
5th – $75 – Anissa Hyde
1st – $500 – Andrea Santariello
2nd – $300 – Kevin Stoner
3rd – $150 – Carissa Thiel
4th – $100 – Elizabeth Prior
5th – $75 – Michelle Lignieres
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