The Nancy Foster Scholarship Application Program is now OPEN. Applications are due February 22, 2012 at 5pm EST.
Those eligible to apply are
United States citizens currently pursuing or intending to pursue a masters or doctoral level degree in:
- maritime archaeology (including the curation, preservation, and display of maritime artifacts) or
- marine biology, (including all science, engineering, and resource management of ocean and coastal areas). Studies must be conducted on a full-time basis.
Additional eligibility requirements that must be met before the release of funds is:
- acceptance to an institution in the U.S. with an accredited program in the areas described above, and
- certification by that institution that the award recipient will adhere to a detailed plan of study with approved research.
For other opportunities see:
Recipients of scholarship awards may be employed at the time of the award if it is a requirement of their degree program or directly related to their research effort. Other forms of employment will not be allowed and scholars will be required to submit a letter certifying that they meet this requirement. Eligibility must be maintained for each succeeding year of support and annual reporting requirements, to be specified at a later date, will apply.