Graduate Application Assistance Programs

These programs are for students interested in applying to graduate school at Scripps Oceanography.

Mentee Application Form


Chat with a Scripps Scientist

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One-on-one, introductory meetings between interested graduate school applicants and Scripps professors and/or current graduate students.

CWSS will also offer a series of workshops crafted to help familiarize applicants with research and life at Scripps as well as the application process:

Thursdays, 12:30 P.M. PST October 21, 28, November 4, 11

Students who participate in all 4 workshops may be eligible for an application fee waiver.

For questions or comments on Chat with a Scripps Scientist, please contact


SIO-ASK (Applicant Support and Knowledgebase)

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A mentorship program for prospective Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO) graduate students that matches applicants with current student mentors and provides personalized mentorship throughout the application process.

If you have any questions about SIO-ASK, please contact

General questions or comments can be sent to the Scripps Director of Diversity Initiatives, Keiara Auzenne, at or at (858) 822-4962.