College Scholarships for Marine Biology and Oceanography Majors

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Scholarship NameAward
$2,000
Deadline
Apr 30
Offered by
Niche
Description
Students can use the money to help cover tuition, housing, meal plans, books, computers, or any education-related expenses.
How to apply
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$10,000
Deadline
Jun 17
Offered by
Scholarship Points
Description
ScholarshipPoints.com will give away more than $100,000 in scholarships this year including this $10,000 scholarship!
How to apply
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$1,000
Deadline
Apr 30
Offered by
Grammarly
Description
Grammarly makes you a better writer by finding and correcting up to 10× more mistakes than your word processor. They can not only help you with your essays - they're now offering $1,000 scholarship for your education!
How to apply
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Discovery Scholarship$1,500
Deadline
December 30
Renewable
No
Offered by
Beneath the Sea
495 New Rochelle Road
Suite 2A
Bronxville, NY 10708
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be 12 to 18 years of age. The design of this scholarship is to help motivate young students to consider a marine career. Selection is based on an essay in which the applicants describe future goals and why they are interested in a career in the marine sciences.
How to apply
Applications are available online and must include two letters of recommendation.
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Dolores E. Fisher Award$1,000
Deadline
Varies
Renewable
No
Offered by
Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Society and Museum
200 Greene Street
Key West, FL 33040
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be female students between the ages of 16 and 30. They must have plans to pursue a career in a marine- or ocean-related field. Selection is based on the personal essay and stated career goals.
How to apply
Applications are available online. An application form, personal essay, three recommendation letters and a statement of career goals are required.
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$1,000
Deadline
May 1
Offered by
Chegg
Description
Excited for college? Chegg wants to know what part of college your most looking forward to and why. Take two minutes to apply for $1,000 - You could be this month’s winner!
How to apply
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Don Reynolds Memorial Scholarship$1,000
Deadline
December 30
Renewable
No
Offered by
Beneath the Sea
495 New Rochelle Road
Suite 2A
Bronxville, NY 10708
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be 17 to 25 years of age and pursuing a marine career. Students must be able to explain how a scuba diving certification will help to further their career and educational goals. Selection will be based on the essay as well as academic achievement, extracurricular activities, community service and work experience.
How to apply
Applications are available online and must include two letters of recommendation.
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Elizabeth and Sherman Asche Memorial Scholarship$1,500
Deadline
June 2
Renewable
No
Offered by
Association on American Indian Affairs
Lisa Wyzlic, Director of Scholarship Programs
966 Hungerford Drive, Suite 12-B
Rockville, MD 20850
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be American Indians who are studying full-time in public health or science programs. They must be full-time students and must not be enrolled in a technical or trade program or seminary. The scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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GlaxoSmithKline Company Science Achievement Award$3,000
Deadline
Varies
Renewable
No
Offered by
United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive
P.O. Box 10444
Fairfax, VA 22031-8044
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be African American graduates of a UNCF member college with a science-related degree pursuing a graduate degree in science. They must have a GPA of at least 3.0 and demonstrate financial need.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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International Women's Fishing Association ScholarshipUp to $2,000
Deadline
March 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
International Women's Fishing Association
P.O. Box 31507
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33420
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must have graduated or have been approved for graduation from an accredited college or university and plan on pursuing a graduate degree in the marine sciences. Selection is based on academic success, personal character, aptitude in the student's area of study and financial need.
How to apply
Applications are available online. Students must include an official transcript, a photo, a letter describing career goals and a list of three people who will be sending letters of recommendation.
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$10,000
Deadline
Jun 30
Offered by
Harris Poll Online
Description
Become a member of the Harris Poll Online and you could receive money for college just by taking simple surveys. Each survey you take gets you an entry to the scholarship drawing!
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Jordan Viders Spirit of the Sea Award and Scholarship $1,000
Deadline
December 30
Renewable
No
Offered by
Beneath the Sea
495 New Rochelle Road
Suite 2A
Bronxville, NY 10708
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be 30 years of age or younger and on a career path to use electronics to help expand our underwater knowledge. Students should be able to explain the impact of using electronics to explore the ocean environment and their future goals within this field.
How to apply
Applications are available online and must include two letters of recommendation.
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Medtronic Foundation Scholarship$5,000
Deadline
Varies
Renewable
No
Offered by
United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive
P.O. Box 10444
Fairfax, VA 22031-8044
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Eligible majors include: engineering, pre-medicine, science, chemistry, biochemistry, biology, microbiology, biomedical research, medicine, physical sciences, electrical engineering, civil engineering, chemical engineering and mechanical engineering. Applicants must have a GPA of at least 3.3 and demonstrate financial need.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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NOAA Educational Partnership Program Undergraduate ScholarshipsVaries
Deadline
February 17
Renewable
No
Offered by
NOAA Educational Partnership Program
1315 East-West Highway
Room 10703
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be U.S. citizens and full-time undergraduates who are in the second year of a four-year degree program or in the third year of a five-year degree program. They must be attending an accredited minority serving institution (MSI), and they must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher on a four-point scale. Applicants must be majoring in a discipline that is related to environmental, atmospheric or oceanic sciences. Selection is based on relevant coursework completed, stated career goals, recommendations and extracurricular activities.
How to apply
Applications are available online. An application form, two personal essays, two recommendation letters and an official transcript are required.
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RBC Dain Rauscher Colorado Scholarships$3,000
Deadline
March 5
Renewable
No
Offered by
Denver Foundation
55 Madison
8th Floor
Denver, CO 80206
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be graduating seniors at a Colorado high school who have a 3.75 or higher GPA and have completed college preparatory coursework.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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$3,000
Deadline
Apr 30
Offered by
Unigo
Description
School can get expensive, and Unigo wants to know how winning this $3,000 could help make a difference in your life. Will it ease the burden of student loans? Will it offer you the opportunity to pursue a dream? Just a few quick words could help you win $3,000!
How to apply
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Rockefeller State Wildlife Scholarship$2,000-$3,000
Deadline
July 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance
P.O. Box 91202
Baton Rouge, LA 70821-9202
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be Louisiana residents for at least one year, be enrolled as full-time undergraduate or graduate students in a Louisiana public college or university, earn a degree in wildlife, forestry or marine science and have a minimum 2.5 GPA (3.0 if a graduate level student). Applicants must also submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and be U.S. citizens.
How to apply
Applications are available online or by written request.
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SYC Charitable Foundation Scholarship$2,500
Deadline
April 15
Renewable
No
Offered by
Sarasota Yacht Club Charitable Foundation
1100 John Ringling Boulevard
Sarasota, FL 34236
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be U.S. citizens attending a U.S. institution and must major in marine science, marine biology, marine environmental studies, marine engineering or seamanship.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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The YASME Foundation Scholarship$1,000
Deadline
January 31
Renewable
No
Offered by
American Radio Relay League Foundation
225 Main Street
Newington, CT 06111
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must have an active amateur radio license. Students must be enrolled in a four-year college or university. Preference will be given to students in the top 10 percent of their class and those who have participated in community service and local amateur radio clubs.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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William James and Dorothy Bading Lanquist FundVaries
Deadline
February 17
Renewable
No
Offered by
Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships
1164 Bishop Street, Suite 800
Honolulu, HI 96813
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be residents of Hawaii.
How to apply
To apply, register online, complete the online application and select the scholarships to which you wish to apply. In addition, mail the supporting materials: printed confirmation page from the online application, personal statement, copy of Student Aid Report (SAR) available at www.fafsa.ed.gov and official transcript.
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$1,000
Deadline
Apr 30
Offered by
Niche
Description
Take a survey on your neighborhood and be entered for a chance to win a $1,000 scholarship.
How to apply
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William R. Goldfarb Memorial Scholarship$10,000
Deadline
January 31
Renewable
No
Offered by
American Radio Relay League Foundation
225 Main Street
Newington, CT 06111
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must have demonstrated financial need and be planning to attend a regionally accredited institution of higher learning.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Zale Parry Scholarship$3,000
Deadline
August 31
Renewable
No
Offered by
Academy of Underwater Arts and Sciences
1187 Coast Village Road, #249
Santa Barbara, CA 93108
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be enrolled in undergraduate or graduate level studies and must be a certified diver. Selection is based on merit.
How to apply
Applications are available online and must include two letters of reference, a resume and an essay.
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