Instructor Advanced Education Scholarship

Women Divers Hall of Fame

Grant amount: US $2,000

Anticipated deadline: Nov 17, 2018 9:00pm PST

Applicant type: Working Professional

Funding uses: Scholarship

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: Anywhere in the world

Gender restriction: Female

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The Women Divers Hall of Fame (WDHOF) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to honoring and raising awareness of the contributions of outstanding women divers. WDHOF provides educational, mentorship, financial, and career opportunities to the diving community throughout the world.

Each year, WDHOF awards scholarships and training grants that provide financial and educational support to individuals of all ages, particularly those who are preparing for professional careers that involve diving.

Instructor Advanced Education Scholarship 

The scholarship is to encourage instructors to expand their own underwater-related skills by taking additional training leading to certification to teach dive specialty courses, or become certified as an instructor in a diving education skill-associated field such as CPR, O2, AED, First Aid, or earn a certificate in an industry-associated field such as chamber operation or equipment repair. The scholarship is not limited to these examples. The scholarship may be used for single or multiple course fees and equipment needed for specialized diving or to teach the learned skill/specialty. 

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


  • This scholarship is open to women who are certified scuba diving instructors and have trained and certified a minimum of 25 open water divers.
  • Other courses that are post-instructor certification that improve or expand the instructor’s dive training safety or skills will be considered.


  • The award may not be used for travel expenses.