— The Marine Science Scholarships Program (MSSP) at Aquarius Marine Science Center offers a new scholarship program, offering new Marine Science students the opportunity to learn how to participate in the study of oceanic life.
Students can apply for a scholarship at the center, located at the corner of Gulf Blvd.
and West Beach Dr., from April 1 through September 15.
They must be 16 years old or older, have completed a minimum of three semesters of high school, and have a minimum GPA of 2.5.
They can earn up to $30,000 in scholarship funds, with a maximum of $30.000 awarded each year.
The center is open to students of all ages.
The scholarships are part of a broader Marine Science program that was created in 2011 to promote marine science education in the U.S.
The $4.5 million Marine Science Scholarship Program was established by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to provide new marine science scholarships for students in high school and college and for students interested in pursuing their degrees.