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Surfrider Foundation Scholarships

Scholarship Description

The Surfrider Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit environmental organization dedicated to the protection and enjoyment of the world’s oceans, waves and beaches, for all people, through Conservation, Activism, Research and Education. Specific attention is placed on the preservation and enhancement of public access to coastal areas; maintenance and improvement of water quality; and the preservation of surf breaks.Several awards will be made to students who are members in good standing of the Surfrider Foundation, annually, based upon available funds and exceptional applications.Eligibility Criteria:A. Must be a member in good standing of the Surfrider Foundation and embrace the spirit of the Mission and Guiding Principles of the Surfrider Foundation, which guide and govern the activities of the organization. Must be a student enrolled in an accredited College or University (in the U.S. or Internationally) during the upcoming academic year. Undergraduates (of at least Junior standing) with a minimum GPA of 3.4 for all coursework, and graduate students (minimum 9 credits completed) with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.6 are eligible. Both full and part time students are welcome to apply.B. Clearly demonstrate interest in coastal environmental science and issues relevant to the Surfrider Foundation Mission as well as contribution(s) to advancing the public interest in such issues, as evidenced by both of the following.1. A major field of study pertaining to oceanography, marine affairs, environmental sciences, public policy, community planning or natural resources.2. Participation in cooperative or independent research, environmental activities or work experience related to the above mentioned disciplines.

Year of Need: College Junior, College Senior, 1st Year Grad, 2nd Year Grad,

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Num Awards: Multiple

Min Award: Varies

Max Award: Varies

Deadline: 2017-05-15

Website: http://www.oceanfdn.org/index.php?tg=articles&topics=82

Sponsoring Organization The Ocean Foundation
990 M Street, NW, Suite 250
Washington, DC 20036

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Web: http://www.oceanfdn.org/index.php?tg=articles&topics=82

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