Each year, Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences awards The Maureen D. Keller Undergraduate Scholarship to a promising Maine student who intends to pursue a Bachelor's degree in the biological or earth sciences.
The $1,000 scholarship honors and remembers Dr. Maureen Keller and her dedication to quality research and education in the field of oceanography.
The Keller Honor Roll:
Students eligible to receive the Keller Scholarship will:
The 2013 deadline is Friday, May 24th. All application materials must be received by this date; incomplete applications will not reviewed.
We look first at the academic record: grades, and things like academic achievement and awards. We then look for evidence of success at life, for example: social or economic barriers overcome, community activities engaged in, etc. We look for the kinds of things that tell us the applicant is a smart and energetic person who has an excellent chance of becoming a valued scientific colleague.
The scholar may spend the funds on any aspect of education. This includes tuition and fees, books, housing, research, equipment, etc. We do not restrict the scholarship to U.S. citizens, or require that the scholar attend a U.S. school.
You will need three items:
Electronic submission of materials is preferred. If you use electronic options, you will need to send, or arrange to have sent, your transcript information and reference letters separately. If you use paper mail options, you may either enclose transcripts and reference letters with your application, or tell us clearly that you have arranged for these documents to be sent to us separately.
The Maureen D. Keller Undergraduate Scholarship
Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences
P.O. Box 380
East Boothbay, Maine 04544
P: 202.747.3255 F: 202.747.32579641