Wednesday, November 29, 2023

Women Divers Hall of Fame 2021 Scholarships Applications Now Open


The Women Divers Hall of Fame (WDHOF) has announced it is now accepting applications for its 2021 roster of scholarships and training grants.

The grants and scholarships cover a diverse area of research, and while some are only open to women, many are open to men as well. Scholarships on offer to women for 2021 include:

  • Marine Conservation Scholarship for graduate level-3 awards.
  • Marine Conservation Scholarship for undergraduate level-3 awards.
  • Coral and Seagrass Rehabilitation Fellowship-4 awards.
  • Sea Turtle Conservation Grant-1 award.
  • Underwater Archaeology – Graduate & Undergraduate levels- 1 award each.
  • Sea to Space Extreme Environment Physiology Grant- 2 awards.
  • Undergraduate Marine Research Internship-1 award.

The list of grants is also extensive and includes:

  • Basic and advanced dive training grants- 7 and 6 awards, respectively.
  • Hardhat dive training- 1 award.
  • Diver medical education- 2 awards.
  • Instructor advanced education- 1 award.

Application criteria will vary for each grant/scholarship.

You can download and find out more information here, or email for more information here.

Sam Helmy
Sam Helmy
Sam Helmy is a TDI/SDI Instructor Trainer, and PADI Staff and Trimix Instructor. Diving for 28 years, a dive pro for 14, I have traveled extensively chasing my passion for diving. I am passionate about everything diving, with a keen interest in exploration, Sharks and big stuff, Photography and Decompression theory. Diving is definitely the one and only passion that has stayed with me my whole life! Sam is a Staff Writer for