The purpose of the Gordon Smith Undergraduate Fellowship in Marine Science is to celebrate and realize Gordon Smith and his family’s passion for undergraduate studies in marine science by encouraging and supporting undergraduate scholarship in marine sciences. This fellowship is awarded annually.

Amount & use
Award amount: two $2,500 awards
How the funds may be used: the recipients may use the award for any purpose (e.g. scuba certification fees, skin or scuba diving equipment, field supplies or lab materials for research, marine field quarter course fees or travel, conference travel, housing, etc.).
  • Any undergraduate student studying marine science may apply
  • Preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate financial need
  • Applicants may be at any stage in their undergraduate training
  • Recipients must be in good standing in their department
  • Applicants must be an intended or declared major within the marine sciences
  • Applicants must demonstrate intent to complete a marine science degree
March 15, 2024 at 11:59PM
Selection criteria
Applications will be evaluated based on:

  • Academic merit
  • Compelling use of fellowship support
  • Financial need

How to apply

Please fill out this application form.
Incomplete or late applications will not be eligible for consideration.

Application form