The Jean-Pierre Ayala Scholarship was created to support students majoring in Marine or Ocean Sciences. This scholarship rewards young scientists and supports the ongoing expansion of marine studies as an imperative tool in the future of our planet.
With water covering 71% of our planet, and 97% of that water coming from our oceans, the importance of taking care of our oceans is clear. The Jean-Pierre Ayala Scholarship awards $1,000.00 annually to two students that have demonstrated commitment to valuing and fostering the betterment of our oceanic environment as reflected in their academic performance and personal activities.
Award Amount: $1,000
Number of Awards: 2
Submissions must be made either via our online application or via email, in the form of an attached WORD-DOC, and emailed to: JeanPierreAyalaScholarship@gmail.com
Application Deadline: December 15, 2021
The recipient will be announced on JeanPierreAyalaScholarship.com on December 20, 2021.
A Freshman, Sophmore, Junior, Senior, or Graduate student currently enrolled at an accredited college or university
Minimum of a 3.0 weighted GPA
Majoring in a Marine Sciences, Ocean Studies, Marine Biology, Environmental Science, Ecology, or a similar study
Submit an essay of 500-700 words discussing your involvement with ocean science and/or why you are pursuing an education and career in the field.