Scholarships for Marine Sciences Majors

If you have always loved the ocean and the things in it, you may want to turn that passion into a degree in marine sciences. But like other degrees, completing en education in marine science take times and money. Don’t let worries of how you’ll pay for school keep you from following your dreams though. There are scholarships that can help ease the cost of marine science school, so you can worry about the oceans, not your student debt. Many corporations in the marine industry sponsor scholarships for students, and national and state organizations focused on oceanic issues are also good sources for scholarships. Marine science scholarships can be competitive. To be eligible, students usually need to be enrolled in an accredited university with a strong academic record. Some scholarships are awarded on the basis of financial need. Find a great scholarship from the list below.

Showing 1-16 of 16 scholarships
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  • 1,500
  • 1 award
  • Dec-15-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Marine Sciences|
  • Residence: Live in |United States|
  • Career: |Marine (Industry)|
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This scholarship was established to benefit an individual 13 to16 years of age searching for a life focus, to consider a marine career. The award may be applied to any recognized program in the field of marine study or its many support services. Applicants must be residents of the United States.
  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 2.0
View Details John C. Bajus Scholarship Marine Technology Society
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • Apr-20-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Marine-Related field|
  • Organization: Marine Technology Society (Professional Organization)
  • Extracurricular: |Community Service|
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The scholarship is for the members of Marine Technology Society whose enrolled full time in a marine-related field.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 2,000
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Marine Sciences|Marine Biology|Marine Engineering|
  • Organization: Marine Technology Society (Professional Organization)
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
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The scholarship is open to MTS student members that are high school seniors who have been accepted into a full-time undergraduate marine-related programs with focus in marine technology, marine engineering and/or marine science.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 4.0
View Details MTS ROV Committee Scholarships Marine Technology Society
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  • 8,000
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Marine Sciences|Oceanic Sciences|Marine Engineering|
  • Organization: Marine Technology Society (Professional Organization)
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|Graduate Student|College|
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The scholarship is open to MTS members who are college graduates, college undergraduates and high school seniors who intend to pursue a college curriculum directed toward a career in marine/ocean sciences or engineering, or a closely related field with an emphasis on ROV technology
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 4.0
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  • 2,500
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Marine Biology|
  • Organization: Marine Technology Society (Professional Organization)
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|College|
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The scholarship is open to MTS members who are college graduate students currently enrolled full time in a marine-related field.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 4.0
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  • 2,000
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Marine-Related field|
  • Organization: Marine Technology Society (Professional Organization)
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|
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The scholarship is for the members of Marine Technology Society whose enrolled full time in a marine-related field.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Dieter Family Scholarship Marine Technology Society
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  • 1,500
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Marine-Related field|
  • Organization: Marine Technology Society (Professional Organization)
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|College|
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The scholarship is for the member of Marine Technology Society to help them with the travel expenses to an MTS/IEEE Oceans Conference
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 4.0
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  • 2,500
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Marine-Related field|
  • Organization: Marine Technology Society (Professional Organization)
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|
background
The scholarship is for the members of Marine Technology Society whose pursuing in a marine-related field.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 2,000
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Marine Instrumentation|
  • Organization: Marine Technology Society (Professional Organization)
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|College|
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The scholarship is open to MTS members with an interest in marine instrumentation who are undergraduate or graduate students currently enrolled full time in an academic institution
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 4.0
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  • 2,000
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Engineering|Marine Sciences|
  • Organization: Marine Technology Society (Professional Organization)
  • School (College): Attend a |Two-year|Community College|Technical School|
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This scholarship was established to benefit students who are MTS members enrolled in a two-year, technical, engineering or community college in a marine-related field.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 2.0
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  • 2,000
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Marine-Related field|
  • Organization: Marine Technology Society (Professional Organization)
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|
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This scholarship was established to benefit Marine Technology Society student members. Eligible applicants are college graduate students currently enrolled full time in a marine-related field.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 2.0
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  • 17,000
  • 50 awards
  • Jan-15-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Engineering|Business Administration|Nursing|Mathematics|Business|Agriculture|Health Sciences|Computer Science|Performing Arts|Biology|Chemistry|Physics|Psychology|Visual Arts|Arts and Sciences|Marine Biology|
  • Ethnicity: Be |Hispanic|African American/Black|
  • School (College): Attend |University of Florida (FL)|Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University (FL)|University of Central Florida (FL)|Florida Atlantic University (FL)|Florida Institute of Technology (FL)|University of Miami (FL)|Florida International University (FL)|University of South Florida (FL)|Florida State University (FL)|
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The fellowship is designed to address the under-representation of African American and Hispanic faculty at colleges and universities in the state of Florida by increasing the pool of citizens qualified with Ph.D. degrees to teach at the college and university levels. Applicant must intend to pursue Ph.D. degrees in one of the disciplines in the Arts and Sciences, Mathematics, Business or Engineering.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Technical Trades Scholarship Coastal Bend Community Foundation
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Welding|Hospitality|Healthcare|Culinary Arts|Automotive|Diesel Mechanics|Avionic Technician|RV Technician|Marine Sciences|Building Trades|
  • School (K-12): |Rockport Fulton High School, Rockport, TX|
  • School (College): Attend a |Community College|Technical School|
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The Technical Trades Scholarship was established to benefit graduating high school seniors at Rockport Fulton High School pursuing trade or craft careers.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Nick Van Pernis Scholarship Fund Hawaii Community Foundation
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Health Sciences|Marine Sciences|Early Childhood Education|Biotechnology|
  • School (K-12): |Private High School|Public High School|Kau, HI|North Kona, HI|South Kona, HI|North Kohala, HI|South Kohala, HI|
  • Residence: Live in |United States|Hawaii|
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The Nick Van Pernis Scholarship Fund is awarded to undergraduate or graduate student majoring in Health Sciences, Early Childhood Education, Marine Sciences, Biotechnology. Applicants must be resident of Hawaii and demonstrate financial need
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarship National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Engineering|Science|Marine Biology|Social Science|Oceanography|Maritime Archaeology|Resource Management Discipline|
  • Residence: Live in |United States|
  • Citizenship: |U.S. Citizen|U.S. Permanent Resident|
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This scholarship aims to support a student who is a U.S. citizen (permanent resident) who will pursue a master or doctoral level degree oceanography, marine biology, maritime archaeology, and all science, engineering, social science, and resource management disciplines involving ocean and coastal areas at a U.S. accredited institution.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 2.0
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Geography|Marine Sciences|Marine Policy|Geological Sciences|
  • School (College): Attend |University of Delaware (DE)|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Master's-level study|Doctoral-level study|
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University of Delaware Graduate Student Funding Opportunities is open to graduate students who wants to pursue Marine Science and Policy, Geological Sciences, and Geography. The program aims to encourage students who are highly competitive to engage in research projects mentored by the institution's nationally ranked faculty.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 4.5
Showing 1-16 of 16 scholarships