National Save The Sea Turtle Foundation Donates $60,000 to Fund Undergraduate Scholarships

The National Save The Sea Turtle Foundation  has donated $60,000 to Florida Atlantic University in support of four $15,000 undergraduate scholarships during the 2019-2020 academic year. The scholarships will provide financial assistance to Charles E. Schmidt College of Science seniors enrolled at the Boca Raton Campus who demonstrate academic excellence, financial need, and a commitment to become scholars and ambassadors that represent the Marine Science program at Florida Atlantic University. As such, they are expected to develop as well-rounded, skilled, and committed individuals who are motivated to engage the public through education, research, and outreach activities appropriate to both their specific interests in the field, as well as those of importance in the field of marine biology.  

The ideal candidate is an undergraduate about to enter their senior year with interest in any aspect of marine biology research at the ecological, evolutionary, or behavioral level and educational outreach.  Preference will be given to applicants in good standing in the biology department’s Honors Thesis Program who demonstrate financial need, coupled with a commitment to community service, academic excellence, and a desire to enhance their ability to engage the public. These scholarships shall be awarded on the basis of need and merit without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, or disability.

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