Scholarships & Grants

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Applications for 2023 open on September 1, 2022 and close on October 31, 2022 at 5:00 pm New York time (except for the Undergraduate Marine Research Internship, which closes on January 15, 2023 at 5:00 pm New York time).    

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.

2022

46 Scholarships & Training Grants awarded for $69,750

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