Two scholarships--one graduate and one undergraduate--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.
Cecelia Connelly Memorial Graduate Scholarship in 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.
Cecelia Connelly Memorial Undergraduate Scholarship in Underwater Archaeology: 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.