Cecelia Connelly Scholarships in Underwater Archaeology

Women Divers Hall of Fame


Grant amount: US $750 - US $2,000

Deadline: Oct 31, 2018 9:00pm PDT

Applicant type: Undergraduate Student Graduate Student

Funding uses: Research

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: Anywhere in the world

Gender restriction: Female

Minimum GPA: 2.5

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Overview:

Background

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.

Cecelia Connelly Scholarships in Underwater Archaeology

Two scholarships will be awarded to two deserving women of any age who are enrolled in an accredited graduate or undergraduate level course of study leading to a career in the field of underwater archaeology.  

One $2000 scholarship will be awarded to a graduate student with a GPA of 3.0 or better, and the applicant must be in good standing with her academic institution. First year graduate students may submit verification of a minimum overall GPA of 2.5 from their final year as an undergraduate. The funds are intended to assist with research or field study costs, and not with living expenses or student loan payments.

One $750 scholarship will be awarded to a deserving woman undergraduate student with at least a 2.5 overall GPA who is interested in pursuing a career in underwater archaeology. The scholarship is intended to support an activity that will provide an academic learning experience through such avenues as research, internships or volunteer opportunities to advance her understanding of underwater archaeology. 

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

Eligibility:

  • Applicants must be graduate or undergraduate female students enrolled in an accredited course of study in the field of underwater archaeology.
  • Undergraduates:
    • An overall GPA of 2.5 or better is required and the applicant must be in good standing with her academic institution. 
  • Graduate students:
    • A GPA of 3.0 or better is required, and the applicant must be in good standing with her academic institution.
    • First year graduate students may submit verification of a minimum overall GPA of 2.5 from their final year as an undergraduate.