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Woman's Seamen's Friend Society Scholarships

Scholarship Description

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.

Year of Need: College Freshman, College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior, College 5th Year, 1st Year Grad, 2nd Year Grad,

Type: Needs Based

Num Awards: Varies

Min Award: 250

Max Award: Varies

Deadline: 2017-04-01

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Sponsoring Organization Woman's Seamen's Friend Society of Connecticut
291 Whitney Avenue Suite 203
New Haven, CT 6511

Contact Person: Scholarship Committee

Phone: 203-777-2165

Fax: 203-777-5774

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