Scholarships & Grants

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Scholarship and Training Grant Applications for 2023 are closed. Awardees will be announced in Feb 2023. Thank you to all the wonderful applicants who participated this year.

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.


46 Scholarships & Training Grants awarded for $68,400

To Date

WDHOF has awarded over half a million dollars to 471 individuals

Click this link for a full description of the Scholarship Program

Advanced Dive Training Grants: for Certified Divers

Diver Medical Education Grant - UK and Europe areas

Diver Medical Education Grant - USA or Canada

Instructor Advanced Education Training Grant

Undergraduate Marine Research Internship

Marine Conservation Undergraduate Scholarship

Marine Conservation Graduate Scholarship

Susan L. Williams Memorial Fellowships in Coral and Seagrass Rehabilitation

Basic Dive Training Grants (learn to dive)

Amelia Behrens-Furniss Memorial Hardhat Dive Training Grant

Cecelia Connelly Memorial Scholarships in Underwater Archaeology

Hugh Fletcher Memorial Dive Training Grant Disabled Diver Instruction

Laurel Clark Sea to Space Physiology Research Grant

Bonnie Cardone Memorial Scholarship in Journalism, Graphic Arts, Photography, or Videography

Basic or advanced dive training for candidates in ROTC, JROTC, military academy, Sea Scout or Sea Cadet

J. Berman Memorial Grant for Sea Turtle Conservation