Marine Science Scholarships

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

Rockefeller State Wildlife Scholarship

The Rockefeller State Wildlife Scholarship is a competitive scholarship that awards $2000 annually for an undergraduate student and $3,000 annually to a graduate student pursuing a degree in forestry, wildlife or marine science at a Louisiana Public College or University. The cumulative maximum award is $12,000 for up to three years of undergraduate study and two years of graduate study. Standard Eligibility Requirements - Be a U.S. citizen or national or eligible non-citizen and be registered with Selective Service if required - Be a Louisiana resident for at least one year prior to July 1st of the scholarship award year - Complete and submit such documentary evidence as required by LASFAC - Be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student in a Louisiana Public College or University majoring in forestry, wildlife or marine science with the intent of obtaining a degree in that field. Undergraduate students must have earned at least 60 hours of college credit and have at least a 2.50 cumulative college GPA. - As a graduate student have at least a 3.00 cumulative college GPA on all credits earned in graduate school

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.

Charles H. Bussmann Graduate Scholarship

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

The MTS Student Scholarship for Two-Year, Technical, Engineering and Community College Students

Open to MTS members enrolled in a two-year, technical, engineering or community college in a marine-related field

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.

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.

Peters Foundation

Peters Foundation, Corp., is a 501(c)(3) organization that provides a limited amount of scholarship grants to high school seniors pursuing studies in the field of environment, conservation and forestry at any accredited college or studies in primary or secondary education at a Christian college. The scholarships are a total award that range from $10,000 to $20,000 over a four-year period ($2,500 to $5,000 per year) that may be for tuition and are administered at the determination of the selection committee of the Foundation. The selection committee determines scholarship amount based on economic need, academic potential and other analysis. Students receiving scholarships will be subject to reporting requirements to the Foundation. Applicants must attend colleges located in Illinois, Wisconsin, Michigan, Arizona or Colorado. The selection committee will perform a Phase I application analysis. Selected applicants will be invited to complete a Phase II application. The selection committee will subsequently perform a Phase II application analysis.

Bahamas Billfish Championship Scholarship

* Two scholarships awarded annually worth up to US$10,000 per annum * One undergraduate scholarship in marine and environmental biology * One technical training and vocational scholarship in marine mechanics * Recipients are selected from among all those who apply for a scholarship from the Foundations (there is no separate form to fill out) Giving primarily in the Bahamas.

Asian Pacific Community Fund - Verizon Scholarship Awards Program

The Asian Pacific Community Fund partners with Verizon to financially assist students in their pursuit of higher education as they face the challenge of significantly rising costs of obtaining a college degree. These awards will support those who excel academically, are leaders amongst their peers and are making a positive impact in their communities. Eligibility: Students who are residents of California, Oregon or Washington OR students attending college in one of those states High School Senior who plan to enroll as a 1st year college student in a U.S. accredited 4-year college or university as a full-time, degree-seeking student majoring in math, engineering, or a science (Please check website for complete listing of majors eligible for this scholarship) Have a minimum cumulative unweighted high school GPA of 3.0

Oshkosh Garden Club Helen Spencer Scholarship

Special Qualifications: • Scholarship is available to a graduating senior pursing a career in horticulture, forestry, or agriculture, or any field relating to the preservation, beautification, or sustenance of the land or water.Requirements:TranscriptsACT or SATOther Requirements: • Name and address of parents or guardians, number and ages of dependent children in family, statement by application including extracurricular activities, vocational goal, hobbies, personal ambitions, or anticipated problems.

O'Bryan Aquatic & Marine Studies Scholarship

This scholarship will give three students working toward a degree in these fields the opportunity to relieve some of the financial burden inherent in the pursuit of higher education, in exchange for a genuine display of motivation to help contribute to aquatic studies and research. Eligibility Criteria: Applicant must be pursuing an undergraduate degree in a Marine or Aquatic Field of Study Applicant must have a minimum 2.8 GPA Applicant must submit an official copy of their transcript.

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