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City of Boston Offers Scholarships for New England Aquarium Summer Camps

A limited number of Harbor Discoveries Camp scholarships are available for Boston residents entering grades 4 through 7 in Fall 2012. Camp activities include behind-the-scenes activities in New England Aquarium galleries, excursions to Boston Harbor Islands, daily trips to north and south shore habitats and an overnight experience.

These scholarships contribute 90% of the tuition fee for one week of Harbor Discoveries. A co-pay of $65 will be required, payable to New England Aquarium upon acceptance to the program. Scholarship Applications can be found on the city of Boston’s website

The scholarship application deadline is April 2, 2012.

Learn more about Harbor Discoveries Camp and sign up here!

Marine Scholarship for Undergrads

Oceanic Research Group, Inc. is accepting applications for the 2010 Oceanic Research Group Marine Scholarship.  Oceanic Research Group cultivates marine awareness and conservation through the creation and distribution of educational media for schools and public television, most recently via the national public television and internet series, Jonathan Bird’s Blue World. (www.blueworldTV.com).  Undergraduate students entering their junior or senior year or graduate students with an overall GPA of at least 3.0/4.0 and demonstrated financial need are eligible for the scholarship. Students must be enrolled or accepted in an accredited United States college or university for the 2010 fall term with a marine-related major. The deadline for this application is October 1, 2010.  The $1000 Marine Scholarship will be awarded at the Oceanic Research Group Fundraising event on November 5, 2010 in North Reading, MA.  Full details of the application process can be found on the website  (http://www.oceanicresearch.org/scholarship/scholarship.htm ).