Cecelia Connelly Memorial Scholarship in Underwater Archaeology

Women Divers Hall of Fame


Grant amount: US $2,000

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

Applicant type: Undergraduate Student Graduate Student

Funding uses: Research

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: California

Location of citizenship: California

Gender restriction: Female

Minimum GPA: 2.5

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Overview:

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.


The Cecelia Connelly Memorial Scholarships

The Cecelia Connelly Memorial Scholarships in Underwater Archaeology will be awarded to deserving women of any age who are graduate or undergraduate students enrolled in an accredited course of study in the field of underwater archaeology.  The funds are intended to assist with college tuition/fees or field study costs. Sponsored by the Connelly family, in memory of their mother and WDHOF member Cecelia Connelly. 

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.