Wednesday, November 30, 2005

Scholarship Deadlines Extended by Women Divers Hall of Fame



The Women Divers Hall of Fame (WDHOF), the international non-profit organization that is dedicated to the women who shape the world of diving, has announced that they have extended the deadline for their 2006 scholarship applications to January 31, 2006. WDHOF provides educational and financial support for individuals of all ages who wish to pursue higher education & training, further career goals, and seek out opportunities in the aquatic and diving-related industries.

The scholarships involved are:

Cecelia Connelly Memorial Scholarship - awarded to a woman diver who is enrolled in an accredited course of study in the field of Underwater Archeology.

Hugh Fletcher Memorial Scholarship - awarded to a disabled individual who wishes to begin or further their dive education. Candidates can be male or female.

Ocean Pals Scholarship - awarded to a female (age 13-18) to be used towards an entry level or advanced diving related educational program.

Reimers Systems Scholarships (2) – awarded to a diver to be used towards a Certified Hyperbaric Technician course. Candidates can be male or female.

Scuba Made Easy Scholarship - awarded to a woman diver working in the areas of marine sciences, oceanography or ocean engineering.

Undergraduate Marine Research Internship Scholarship - awarded to a female student who is participating in a marine biology internship.

Hillary Viders, Ph.D. Scholarship - awarded to a woman who is enrolled in an accredited course of study in the field of marine science and conservation.

Women Divers Hall Of Fame Scholarship - awarded to a woman of any age who wishes to begin or further her dive education.

Women’s Scuba Association Scholarship - awarded to a participant in the Navy’s NJROTC or NROTC program. Candidates can be male or female.

Women Underwater Scholarship - awarded to a woman diver to continue her education/training in the area of technical diving.

To learn more about the WDHOF organization visit: www.wdhof.org For additional scholarship information, criteria and applications visit: www.wdhof.org/scholarship.html