Up to ten basic dive training grants are being offered to women or men who wish to begin their dive training. The grants are for $1000: $500 for dive training and up to $500 for dive gear. Dive training must culminate in a certification from a nationally recognized diver-training agency.
Ella Jean Morgan Memorial Dive Training Grant for Young Women: 1 award for a young woman, age 15-21, who wishes to begin her dive training
o Sponsored by Frank Boulanger, in memory of his wife and WDHOF Member Ella Jean Morgan.
Ocean Wishes Basic Dive Training Grant for Women of any age: 1 award @ $1000 for a woman of any age and background who wishes to begin her dive training through a PADI scuba certification course
o Training sponsored by Ocean Wishes (WDHOF Member Margo Peyton)
o Equipment sponsored by Donations to the Women Divers Hall of Fame Scholarship Fund
NEW FOR 2021: Zale and Saxon Memorial Basic DiveTraining Grant: 1 award @ $1000 for a young woman or man (under 21 years of age) who is interested in learning to dive and who lacks the financial means to afford dive training
o Sponsored by the Dudas family (WDHOF Member Evelyn Dudas) and friends in memory of Zale and Saxon
WDHOF Member-Sponsored Basic Dive Training Grants: 2 awards @ $1000 each for women of any age and background who wish to begin their dive training
o Sponsored by WDHOF Member Patti Gross
Women Divers Hall of Fame Basic Dive Training Grants: 4 awards @ $1000 each for women of any age and background who wish to begin their dive training
o Sponsored by donations to the Women Divers Hall of Fame Scholarship Fund
Women’s Scuba Association Dive Training Grant to a young woman or man who wants to begin her/his dive education/training. Candidates must be enrolled in an ROTC or JROTC program, military academy or be a Sea Cadet or Sea Scout
o Sponsored by Women’s Scuba Association/WDHOF co-founder and Member Jennifer King