Marine Science Scholarships

Here are some of the Marine Science scholarships on our site for which you may qualify.

Novus Biologicals Scholarship Program Fall 2018

Research is a critical component for the development and advancement in the life science community. We want to further scientific achievement by helping students who are interested in developing a career in science. The Novus Biologicals Scholarship Program is awarded to students pursuing a degree in a science related field twice a year. A $1500 (or international currency equivalent) scholarship will be awarded to one student for the fall and spring semesters.

Woman's Seamen's Friend Society Scholarships

Eligibility requirements for Undergraduates: 1. There are no restrictions on courses of study for Connecticut residents who are merchant seafarers and/or their dependents attending any institution of higher learning. 2. Connecticut residents who are students at state maritime academies. 3. Legal residents of Connecticut majoring in the marine sciences at an in-state or out-of-state college, university or other approved educational institution. 4. Legal residents of other states who are majoring in the marine sciences at a college, university or other approved educational institution in Connecticut. The Scholarship Committee makes awards after considering financial need, academic achievement, letters of recommendation and proposed program of study. The awards are supplemental and are not intended to be the primary source of financial assistance. Financial Support for Graduate Work in the Marine Sciences Awards to assist graduate students carrying out research in the marine sciences. Awards are made payable to the department in which the individual is enrolled but are for use by that individual exclusively for research expenses. No part of an award may be used for payment of indirect costs to the student's institution. Equipment purchased becomes the property of the institution. Awards are not made for publication expenses, salary, tuition, travel to meetings, or other routine institutional obligations. Priority is given to students working on the first two years of their research . Awards will not normally exceed $500. Graduate students applying for financial support must meet the conditions of eligibility listed above. Graduate students are requested to fill out a REQUEST FOR GRADUATE STUDENT FINANCIAL AID FORM instead of a FINANCIAL AID FORM.

Office of Naval Research Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

Citizenship: Participants selected for support under the ONR Postdoctoral Fellowship Program must be citizens of the United States. Security Clearance: Participants must be eligible for a Department of Defense security clearance of Secret. In most cases, participants will be permitted to do research pending completion of the security clearance. All appointments are contingent upon Fellows obtaining the appropriate level of security clearance. Education and Experience: Before appointment, participants must present evidence of having received the Ph.D., Sc.D., or other earned doctoral degree recognized in U.S. academic circles as equivalent to the Ph.D. within seven years of the date of application, or must present acceptable evidence of having completed all formal academic requirements for one of these degrees. Prior Fellowships: A person who has received a prior postdoctoral fellowship at a navy laboratory under any program may not be eligible to participate in the ONR Postdoctoral Program at the same laboratory. Equal Opportunity: In accordance with Federal statutes and regulations and Navy policies, no person on the grounds of race, color, age, sex, national origin or disability shall be excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or be subject to discrimination under, any program or activity receiving financial assistance from the U.S. Navy.

Charles H. Bussmann Undergraduate Scholarship

Open only to MTS members who are undergraduate students enrolled full time in a marine-related field.

John C. Bajus Scholarship

Open to MTS members who are undergraduates and graduate students enrolled full time in a marine-related field who have shown a commitment to community service and/or volunteer activities

Dieter Family Travel Scholarship

Conference registration and travel-related expenses to attend the Student Leadership Meeting at the OCEANS'10 MTS/IEEE Seattle Conference in September.Open to MTS members who are undergraduate and graduate students enrolled full time in a marine-related field. To apply, contact Mike Hall, (410) 884-5330.

Mike Johnson Scholarship Foundation

Selection of a successful candidate is based on merit and will be awarded a scholarship in the amount of $2,000.00 for the upcoming academic year. Applicants must meet the following criteria: Applicant Selection Criteria · Must be a resident of Virginia or Oregon · Must be a graduate of or be graduating from a Virginia or Oregon high school · Must either be: 1) Already enrolled and attending (college freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior) at an accredited, Virginia or Oregon four-year undergraduate (college/university) as a full-time student, or 2) Accepted to and/or attending an accredited Virginia or Oregon post-graduate Masters or PhD program, or 3) Accepted and will enroll in the upcoming fall semester at an accredited, Virginia or Oregon four-year undergraduate program (college/university) as a full-time student · Must have the intent to pursue, or be majoring in, a field of study related to the environment · Must have a strong commitment to physical fitness

Marine Science Scholarship

Application Deadline: April 15 - Applications available on-line December 1Amount of Award: 1,000 to 10,000Application Requirements/Description:There are scholarships available for undergraduates, graduates and high school seniors who have been accepted into a full-time academic program. All winners must be enrolled in the study of marine science/engineering/technology. MTS's mission includes supporting marine education and ensuring that today's students chart a successful course toward lifelong professional fulfillment.

Nancy Foster Scholarship Program, Dr.

Criteria: 1. Must intend to be or currently be pursuing a master or doctorate degree in oceanography, marine biology, or maritime archeology. 2. Must be a United States citizen. Contact Information: Students interested in applying for this scholarship should view for more information and an application form.

The Heinlein Society

Three $1,250 scholarships will be awarded to undergraduate students of accredited 4-year colleges and universities. The “Virginia Heinlein Memorial Scholarship” is dedicated to a female candidate majoring in engineering, math, or biological or physical sciences. The other two scholarships may be awarded to either a male or female, and add “Science Fiction as literature” as an eligible field of study.

Estelle Siebens Excellence Scholarship

* One scholarship awarded annually worth up to US$10,000 per annum * For study in the US and Canada at the undergraduate and graduate levels * Approved fields of study are agriculture, architecture, economics, education, engineering, marine construction, marine design and manufacturing systems Giving primarily in the Bahamas.

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