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Boyd N. Lyon Scholarship

Ocean Foundation

Application Information


Scholarship Overview

This scholarship is for master's and PhD level students who work and/or research in an area consistent with the Boyd Lyon Sea Turtle Fund's mission to support field research projects that further our knowledge of sea turtle behavior and habitat use in the marine environment, as well as those projects that promote their management and conservation in coastal ecosystems. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must clearly demonstrate an interest in enhancing our understanding of sea turtle behavior and conservation, habitat needs, abundance, spatial and temporal distribution, as well as contribution(s) to advancing the public interest in such issues; see website for more details. Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited college or university during the 2014-2015 academic year. Graduate students (minimum nine credits completed) are eligible. Both full- and part-time students are eligible.

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This scholarship has application requirements that could take a lot of time and effort.

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Not much

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Deadline: Dec 1
The deadline for this scholarship has passed.
Average Award: $2,500


Class Year: Is this you?
  • Master's-level study
  • Doctoral-level study
College Major: Is this you?
  • Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
  • Zoology/Animal Biology
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Studies
  • Zoology/Animal Biology, Other
  • Environmental Biology
  • Oceanography, Chemical and Physical
  • Marine Sciences
  • Natural Resources/Conservation, General
  • Natural Resources and Conservation, Other
  • Natural Resources Conservation and Research, Other
  • Ocean Engineering
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Water, Wetlands, and Marine Resources Management
More Requirements:
    Studies must be in an area consistent with the Boyd Lyon Sea Turtle Fund's mission.

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