DON REYNOLDS MEMORIAL $1000
A living act of remembrance from the Board of Trustees of Beneath The Sea for one of their own that passed too soon to be forgotten. To be eligible for this scholarship you must be a deserving young man or woman, ages 17-21, currently pursuing a marine career future in a program at a recognized training facility for which the addition of scuba diving certification would enhance the credentials and talent you already possess and thus serve to further your opportunities. The recipient of the Don Reynolds Memorial Scholarship will receive a complete certification course leading to Open Water Diver with a recognized international certifying agency. Click Here for Application Form
DISCOVERY SCHOLARSHIP $1500
The Board of Trustees of Beneath The Sea has endowed this Discovery Scholarship to an individual 13 to16 years of age searching for a life focus, to consider a marine career. This scholarship may be applied to any recognized program in the field of marine study or its many support services. Click Here for Application Form
SEA OF TOMORROW $1000
To be awarded to an individual 17 to 21 years of age for participation in a recognized or accredited program in the fields of marine environmental conservation, biology, ecology, research, or training in a diving related program necessary for participation in these fields of endeavor. Click Here for Application Form
JORDAN VIDERS “SPIRIT OF THE SEA” $1000
Established in 2007 in celebration of Jordan Viders, son of Hillary and Richard Viders, the Spirit of the Sea award and Scholarship means to recognize the forces driving young adults 30 years and younger who, like Jordan, follow a career path using electronics to illuminate and expand our underwater knowledge. Click Here for Application Form
THE ART OF UNDERWATER PHOTOGRAPHY – VALUE $1000
A beginner’s hands-on introduction study class in Underwater Photography and imaging fundamentals given by renowned underwater photographer and Women Divers Hall of Fame member - Maria Hults. Thanks to the generosity of Riekstin’s Restaurants, this course will include a camera and underwater housing suitable for beginners. Applicants should be 17 – 21. NOTE: THIS COURSE WILL ONLY BE CONDUCTED IN THE NEW YORK METRO AREA. Click Here for Application Form
Beneath The Sea/Women Divers Hall of Fame Ocean Pals Junior Dive Training Grant $1000
A training grant will be awarded to a deserving young woman, ages 13-16, who wishes to begin or further her dive education/ training. The grant is presented in the form of a certificate, to be redeemed at the time the recipient enrolls in an approved diving course/program and purchases dive equipment, at which time the funds are paid directly to the training facility and supplier of the equipment.
Deadline for this scholarship is NOVEMBER 15, 2015. Access application form at http://www.wdhof.org/scholarships/scholarships.shtml
JORGE BEALE HYPERBARIC MEDICINE SCHOLARSHIP (Sponsored by Life Support Technologies)
The Life Support Technologies group has generously created this scholarship in memory of a dear friend and co-worker, Doctor Jorge Beale. A true pioneer and educator in diving and hyperbaric medicine, Dr. Beale had been fundamental in the vitality of Life Support Technologies group and their work supporting the Divers Alert Network. The winner of this scholarship will be invited to a Life Support Technologies forty-hour UHMS approved course (visit www.LifeSupport-USA.com for course dates and info).
If you are interested in applying for this scholarship please compose an essay on “What Hyperbarics Means to You?” and email to; Beale@LifeSupport-USA.com by the DEADLINE - DECEMBER 15, 2015.