Award Recipient


Ocean Wishes Advanced Dive Training Grant, sponsored by Ocean Wishes (WDHOF Member Margo Peyton) & donations to the WDHOF Scholarship Fund

Rebecca Ferreira

Rebecca graduated with an M.A. in Maritime Archaeology from the University of Southampton (UoS) in 2018 and is currently a Ph.D. candidate at UoS. Rebecca holds a BSAC Sports Diver qualification and, as a maritime archaeologist, has diverse experience diving on sites ranging from submerged Pleistocene landscapes in the North Sea to warships in the Solent, UK. Her doctoral research is focused on investigating the Mesolithic submerged landscapes in the Solent. Rebecca will use this grant to pursue a HSE Scuba diving certification, allowing her to conduct significant graduate research and manage all elements of her own fieldwork.

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