2022 MORAES Aspiring
Marine Scientist Scholarship

MORAES is proud to announce the 2022 Aspiring Marine Scientist Scholarship for graduating high school seniors and actively enrolled undergraduates.

Through generous donations from our supporters, MORAES is offering scholarships up to $1,500 to support local students looking to study (or currently studying) marine science at a Miami or South Florida university.



Applicants must be accepted as a full-time student or currently enrolled at a four-year college for the 2022 fall semester.


How to Apply:

  1. Complete the online Application Form including a brief essay (2 page max) explaining your specific interests in marine science and how the scholarship money will support you in your career goals. Please include any relevant experiences that make you uniquely qualified for this award.

  2. Send a copy of admissions acceptance letter.

  3. Send two (2) letters of recommendation (at least one letter must be from someone work or school affiliated) emailed directly to soflomoraes@gmail.com

  4. All three items (1) Letters of recommendation, (2) brief essay, and (3) letter of university acceptance must be submitted as PDF’s. Please add the following in the subject line of the email: Your Last Name, First Name - MORAES Scholarship


Applications will be accepted until 5:00 pm ET Wednesday, June 1, 2022.

Scholarship recipients will be announced no later than mid-August 2022.


Please address questions and submit applications to: soflomoraes@gmail.com

Title email with Your Last Name, First Name - MORAES Scholarship

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