Maureen D. Keller Undergraduate Scholarship is granted by Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences with the aim to support the STEM training of their Keller BLOOM Program members. The $1,000 grant respects and remembers Dr. Maureen Keller and her devotion to quality exploration and instruction in the area of oceanography. The Keller BLOOM members have as of now demonstrated their academic and extracurricular ability; therefore, to honor them, this grant is awarded to a most deserving understudy to help him or her in defeating individual or monetary challenges and achieve their instructive objectives to the maximum.
Understudies qualified to get the Keller Scholarship must have been a member of the earlier year’s Keller BLOOM Program; be a secondary school senior at the hour of application; be enrolled at a school/college program for the academic year following the honor; plan to study one of the STEM fields. The final beneficiary of the grant who gets the award must spend the funds on any part of their education only. This incorporates educational costs and charges, books, lodging, research, hardware, and so on. The organization doesn’t limit the grant to U.S. residents or necessitate that the scholar goes to a U.S. school.
Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences is an autonomous, not-for-profit research foundation in East Boothbay, Maine. From the Arctic to the Antarctic, Bigelow Laboratory researchers utilize inventive ways to study the establishment of global ocean health and open its capability to work on the future for all life on our planet.
Below we have a brief description of the following scholarship:
|Organization||Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences|
|Number of Awards||Varies|
|Contest Deadline||April 15|
|Application Fees||Not required|
Who is Eligible?
Have a look at the following requirements:
- Have been a participant of the previous year’s Keller BLOOM Program;
- Be a high school senior at the time of application;
- Be enrolled in a college/university program for the academic year following the award;
- Intend to major in one of the STEM fields.
How to Apply?
To participate, you will have to submit the following documents:
- A transcript from your high school (informal with grades to date is acceptable).
- A 300-word (maximum) description of what you have learned in the STEM field over the past year ignited your passion for pursuing science as a career.
- A 300-word (maximum) description of what you have done to spread awareness of what you learned in the Keller BLOOM Program or other STEM endeavors to others.
- Please use the online application site emailed to you by the Keller BLOOM Program Director.
- You will also be required to have two letters of recommendation submitted via our online form. Please have recommenders use the online submission site emailed to you by the Keller BLOOM Program Director.
The $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to the most splendid and deserving candidate selected by the final decision of the judging panel. The selected scholar may spend the funds on any aspect of education. This includes tuition and fees, books, housing, research, equipment, etc. the organization does not restrict the scholarship to U.S. citizens or require that the scholar attend a U.S. school.
Applicants are requested to submit their entries on or before April 15, the deadline. Meeting the deadline is critical as submissions made after the deadline will not be accepted.