The scholarship provides a hands-on introduction to underwater and marine-related endeavors for young persons considering a career in an underwater-related discipline. This permits career decisions to be made based on real-world experiences. The selected scholar is perceived to be likely to make a significant contribution to the underwater world, even though he or she may not yet have chosen a specific career path. The scholar spends approximately one year working side by side with current leaders in underwater fields. Each scholar travels primarily within his or her region, but may have opportunities throughout the underwater world. The range of experiences may include active participation in field studies, underwater research, scientific expeditions, laboratory assignments, equipment testing and design, photographic instruction, and other specialized assignments.
**Applicants must be certified scuba divers between the ages of 21 and 26**
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