Marine Aquarium Societies of North America Student Scholarship
The Marine Aquarium Societies offers two $4,000 scholarships: one for undergraduate students, and one for Masters and doctoral students. The student must have declared a major/focus or have intent to declare a major/focus in one of the marine science disciplines. Selection will be based upon the student’s academic history and the student’s contributions and demonstrated commitment to the marine aquarium hobby and a career in a marine field.
Eligibility: Undergraduate or graduate students focusing on a marine field who are U.S. citizens or international students studying at a U.S. institution. Must have a GPA of 2.5 or above.
The Marine Technology Society administers multiple scholarship programs open to technical students, undegraduates and graduate students. Applicants must be students members of MTS. Awards range from $500 to $2,500 to be applied to tuition costs.
Value: up to $2,500
Eligibility: Marine Technology Society student members who are enrolled in a 2- or 4-year academic program in a marine-related field.
Marshall Scholarships finance young Americans of high ability to study for a degree in the United Kingdom. Up to forty Scholars are selected each year to study at graduate level at an UK institution in any field of study.
Value: university fees, cost of living expenses, annual book grant, thesis grant, research and daily travel grants, fares to and from the United States and, where applicable, a contribution towards the support of a dependent spouse.
Eligibility: United States citizens who (at the time they take up their Scholarship) hold a first degree from an accredited four-year college or university in the United States with a minimum GPA of 3
The Fellowships, which are funded by the Marshall Sherfield Fellowship Foundation, and administered by the Marshall Commission, enable American scientists or engineers to undertake post-doctoral research for a period of one to two academic years at a British university or research institute. The aim of the Marshall Sherfield Fellowships is to introduce American scientists and engineers to the cutting edge of UK science and engineering. Applicants should hold a doctorate in the sciences or engineering and should make contact with appropriate research institutes or universities in Britain prior to applying to the Marshall Commission. Award includes travel expenses, research grant, and living expenses stipend.
Eligibility: U.S. citizens holding a a doctorate in a science or engineering subject
Major: STEM disciplines
Fellowship Type: Post-Graduate
Nomination: No, but strongly encouraged to work with Fellowships Office
The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance awards $4,000 to one student each semester whose life has been impacted by cancer.The purpose of this scholarship is to provide financial assistance to college students in their pursuit of higher education.
Deadline: March and December
Eligibility: •Those who have battled cancer at any point in their lives (not limited to mesothelioma); OR
•Those who have a parent, sibling, immediate family member or close friend that has battled or is currently fighting cancer;
•Must be enrolled full-time at an accredited two-year or four-year university, community college or junior college, or a graduate degree program;
•Must be a United States citizen; and
•Must be in academic “Good Standing” and have a minimum Grade Point Average of 3.0 or higher
The MG James Ursano Scholarship Program is a need based scholarship program established to assist children of Army Soldiers in obtaining a 4-year undergraduate degree. Applicants must reapply each year and may receive assistance for up to four academic years as long as they meet the eligibility criteria below.
Eligibility: Student must be pursuing their first undergraduate degree and be enrolled full time as an undergraduate student for the entire academic year at a school accredited by the U.S. Department of Education. Student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale. Student must be a dependent of a Soldier on federal active duty, a retired Soldier, or a deceased active or deceased retired Soldier.
Major: All majors
Fellowship Type: Undergraduate
Category: Financial Need
Nomination: No, but strongly suggested to work with the Fellowships Office
Provides money for those seeking further education in fields related to the environment; recognizes students who have demonstrated commitment to careers related to the environment; to Native American and Alaska Native students who have demonstrated commitment to careers related to tribal public policy; or to Native American and Alaska Native students who have demonstrated commitment to careers related to Native health care.
Value: Up to $5,000 for tuition, room and board, or other educational expenses; Four-day Udall Scholars Orientation in Tucson, Arizona to meet with other Scholars, elected officials, environmental and tribal leaders
Eligibility: Sophomore and junior level college students
Major: environment; public policy; health care; engineering; science; education; urban planning and renewal; business; justice; economics
The Mount Vernon Leadership Fellows program is a fully paid, five and a half week summer residential program for rising juniors who desire to make a difference. Fellows will engage in dynamic leadership education curriculum, interact with nationally recognized corporate, government, and military leaders in the nation’s capital, and discover how to change the world through self-reflection, exciting experiential activities, and a community service-focused capstone project. Award includes all program costs, housing, transportation, and a weekly stipend.
Eligibility: Open to sophomore U.S. citizens with a GPA of 3.4 or above.
Fellowship Type: Undergraduate
Nomination: No, but strongly recommended to work with Fellowships Office
The Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarship Program provides support for outstanding scholarship and encourages independent graduate-level research in oceanography, marine biology, or maritime archaeology, particularly by women and members of minority groups. Masters students may be supported for up to two years, and doctoral students for up to four years. About four scholarships are awarded each year.
Value: Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarships carry a 12-month stipend for each student of $20,000 and an annual cost-of-education allowance of up to $12,000 and up to $20,000 support for a four-to-six week research collaboration at a NOAA facility.
Eligibility: Those eligible to apply are United States citizens currently pursuing or intending to pursue a masters or doctoral level degree. Additional eligibility requirements that must be met before the release of funds is acceptance to an institution in the U.S. with an accredited program, and certification by that institution that the award recipient will adhere to a detailed plan of study with approved research.
Major: oceanography, maritime archaeology (including the curation, preservation, and display of maritime artifacts) or marine biology, (including all science, engineering, and resource management of ocean and coastal areas).
This call for graduate fellowship proposals, entitled NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship (NESSF) Program – 2014/2015 Academic Year, solicits applications from accredited U.S. Universities on behalf of individuals pursuing Masters or Doctoral (Ph.D.) degrees in Earth and space sciences, or related disciplines, at respective institutions. The purpose of NESSF is to ensure continued training of a highly qualified workforce in disciplines needed to achieve NASA’s scientific goals outlined above. Awards resulting from the competitive selection will be made in the form of training grants to the respective universities with the advisor serving as the principal investigator.
Value: Maximum amount of a NESSF award is $30,000 per year
Eligibility: Individuals pursuing Masters or Ph.D. degrees in Earth and space sciences, or related disciplines; admitted to, or already enrolled in, a full-time Masters and/or Ph.D. program at accredited U.S. universities; and students may enter the fellowship program at any time during their graduate work. Students may also apply in their senior year prior to receiving their baccalaureate degree, but must be admitted and enrolled in a Masters and/or Ph.D. program at a U.S. university at the time of the award.
Fellowship Type: Graduate
Nomination: Universities apply on behalf of individuals