Please do not forget to hit "submit" to complete this application.
Please send the following two documents in paper form to the address below:
ONE letter of recommendation from a teacher, counselor or professor in a marine-related field that you have studied with
or received advice from within the past two years. For high school seniors, the recommendation must be from
a current teacher or counselor in any field however a science teacher is preferred. The letter must be on official letterhead,
no colored paper, dated, no more than one page, state that it is a letter of recommendation, signed and addressed to the scholarship committee.The ONE recommendation letter must state one of the question below and clearly answer it:
- “How do you think the student will contribute to the science field”
ONE reference (character reference) letter from someone you know who is not a teacher or counselor or advisor. This letter
is to show the qualities, characteristics, and capabilities of the person applying for the scholarship.
Suggestions are a neighbor or family friend. This letter is NOT a recommendation letter. The letter must be dated, no more than one page, no colored paper,
state that it is a letter of reference, signed and addressed to the scholarship committee. Letters
that are received and do not follow the requirements will not be accepted. p>
- “What do you think the career path will be of the student and why do you think he/she will make a difference in that field?”
An official sealed transcript (or have your school send the document separately to the address
below). If a Certified Electronic Transcript (a secure, certified PDF)
is available, it must be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
by the school registrar's office. Please note that the transcript must be the must
be the most recent one from the school only. Do not send transcripts from previous years.
For high school seniors, proof that you have been accepted to a two-year or four-year academic program (such as an acceptance letter from the program)
Applications that are incomplete of do not follow the requirements will not be accepted.
Additionally, please no:
- bindings or binders
- colored paper
- two sided documents
- photographs attached to the application
Marine Technology Society
1100 H Street NW, Suite LL-100
Washington, DC 20005
If you have any questions, please contact Suzanne Voelker at (202) 717-8705 ext 102.