2021 MORAES Aspiring

Marine Scientist Scholarship

MORAES is proud to announce the 2021 Aspiring Marine Scientist Scholarship for graduating high school seniors and actively enrolled undergraduates.

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



Applicants must be accepted as a full-time student or currently enrolled at a four year college for the 2021 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 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 must be from a work or school related person, emailed directly to soflomoraes@gmail.com

  4. Letters of recommendation, brief essay, and 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 EDT Tuesday, June 1, 2021.

Scholarship recipients will be announced no later than mid-August 2021.


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

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

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