2021 Aspiring Marine Scientist Scholarship

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MORAES, a marine research organization located in Miami, FL, is offering $1,500 scholarships to support local students looking to study or currently studying marine science at a South Florida university.

Applicants must be accepted as a full-time student or currently enrolled at a four year college for the 2021 fall semester.

How to apply:

  1. Complete the online application form including a brief essay explaining your specific interests in marine science and how the scholarship money will support in your career goals. Please include any relevant experience that make you uniquely qualified for this award.
  2. Send a copy of admissions acceptance letter.
  3. Send two letters of recommendation. At least one of the letters must be from a work or school related person, emailed directly to soflomoraes@gmail.com.
  4. Letters of recommendation, brief essay and letter of university acceptance must be submitted as PDFs. Please add the following int he subject line of the email: Last name, First name – MORAES Scholarship.

Applications will be accepted until 5 p.m. EST Tuesday, June 1.