Kevin Gurr & Kathy Johnston Research Scholarships

American Academy of Underwater Sciences


Grant amount: US $3,000

Anticipated deadline: Jun 30, 2018

Applicant type: Graduate Student

Funding uses: Scholarship, Research

Membership: Applicants must be a member of this organization to apply. Become a member.

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: Anywhere in the world

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Overview:

The mission of the American Academy of Underwater Sciences (AAUS) is to facilitate the development of safe and productive scientific divers through education, research and the advancement of standards for scientific diving practices, certifications and operations. The AAUS Foundation is a 501(c)3 corporation established to promote the philanthropic efforts of the Academy.

The Foundation will administer both existing and new scholarship initiatives on behalf of the Academy. AAUS awards competitive scholarships to graduate students engaged in, or planning to begin, a research project in which diving is used as an important research tool or the research topic is diving science.

Research Scholarship

The American Academy of Underwater Sciences awards two research scholarships to graduate students engaged in, or planning to begin, a research project in which diving is or will be used as a principal research tool or study scientific diving.


  • The Kevin Gurr Scholarship awards $3,000 to a Master program student,
  •  The Kathy Johnston Scholarship awards $3,000 to a Ph.D. candidate.

The AAUS may also award two additional $1500 scholarships to the next two proposals that are ranked the highest. If the additional scholarships are awarded, they may be split between the Master program and the Ph.D. program, or they may be both awarded within a single program.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.

Eligibility:

  • Applicants must be enrolled in or formally accepted into a doctoral program.
  • Applicants must be engaged in, or planning to begin, a research project in which diving is used as an important research tool or the research topic is diving science.

You must be a member of this organization to apply for this award - become a member. Must be a current member of AAUS (student or full member).