MASNA College Student Scholarship

Marine Aquarium Societies of North America

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Anticipated deadline: Jun 5, 2021

Grant amount: US $4,000

Fields of work: Marine Biology Marine/Ocean Conservation

Applicant type: Graduate Student, Undergraduate Student

Funding uses: Scholarship

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: Anywhere in the world

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About this funder:



MASNA is a non-profit organization composed of marine aquarium societies and individual hobbyists from North America and abroad, totaling several thousand individuals. MASNA operates from a central Board of Directors elected each year by the delegates from the member societies at the Marine Aquarium Conference of North America, (MACNA). 

This year there are two scholarships available; one $4,000 scholarship for a college undergraduate student and one $4,000 scholarship for a college graduate student.

Successful MASNA Student Scholarship recipients must be able to travel to MACNA 2019 in order to receive the scholarship. Funding is available to assist each of the chosen applicants in attending MACNA.

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


  • To be eligible for a $4,000 MASNA Student Scholarship:
    • An applicant must be a current/entering undergraduate or graduate student at an accredited college or university.
    • The student must have declared a major/focus or have intent to declare a major/focus in one of the marine science disciplines.
  • North American students, no matter where they are studying in the world, as well as students from abroad, who are studying in North America, are eligible, as long as they attend/plan to attend an accredited college or university.
  • MASNA recognizes these locations as being in North America.


  • Our ideal scholarship candidate:
    • Is seeking a degree in a marine science field.
    • Is active in the marine aquarium hobby.
    • Will be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student in 2019 – 2020.
    • Has a GPA above 2.5 / 4.0.


This page was last reviewed June 06, 2020 and last updated June 06, 2020