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Aylesworth Scholarship

Offered by Aylesworth Foundation & Florida Sea Grant College Program

Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Aug 21, 2023
Multiple awards worth

$2,500

Grade level

College & Graduate Students

Expected deadline:

This scholarship might not currently be accepting applications. Most scholarship programs only accept applications a few months ahead of their annual deadline. We’ve estimated this deadline based on last year’s deadline in order to help you plan out your scholarship applications.

June 2024

Scholarship Overview

Aylesworth scholarships are available to students in all Florida universities that conduct research in the marine sciences. The scholarship is a career award that support recipients each semester until their education goals are met. The award is approximately $2,500 per semester, though the selection committee may adjust the award depending on the student’s need. If you’re a post-secondary student in Florida study an ocean- or marine-related field, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to dive deeper into the scholarship details.

About Aylesworth Foundation & Florida Sea Grant College Program

The the Aylesworth Foundation for the Advancement of Marine Sciences was established in 1984 by Ralph and Kitty Aylesworth, long-time members of the Florida fishing industry. They created the foundation to make a long-term investment in the industry which has been so good to them and their family. The Aylesworths believed that scientific knowledge in marine-related areas coupled with decisions based on environmental and conservation factors will prove to be the only way to develop, use and manage our renewable marine resources on a long-term basis. Since 1984, Aylesworth scholars continue to contribute to the collective body of knowledge on marine and coastal issues and are located and working to make impacts all around the world.

Eligibility information

This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.

Grade Level

College & Graduate Students

Academic Interest

Marine/Ocean Engineering, Marine Biology, Oceanography

State

Florida

Application information

To apply for this scholarship, submit the below application materials before the deadline.

Essay

Academic transcript

Letters of Recommendation

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Scholarship FAQ

Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact Aylesworth Foundation & Florida Sea Grant College Program at [email protected].

Is this scholarship renewable?

Yes, the Aylesworth Scholarship is renewable.

Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

For help writing the essay component of this scholarship application, check out our guides How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay and How to Start a Scholarship Essay (With Examples).

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