Parents and students: Please consider applying for the following wonderful science opportunity!
The Charles O. Volpe Memorial Scholarship Fund, INC was established to provide scholarship(s) to study marine sciences and ocean management for youths, ages 10 – 17 in the Rockbridge/Lexington area. The Charles O. Volpe Memorial Scholarship for Marine Education covers the full cost (tuition, fees, room, and board) to attend a multi‐day residential MarineQuest Summer Program at the University of North Carolina‐Wilmington (www.uncw.edu/marinequest). MarineQuest is the official marine science outreach program for the University of North Carolina Wilmington, Watson College of Education, and the Center for Marine Science. Scholarship recipients will be housed in a residence hall on the campus of the University of North Carolina‐Wilmington staffed by MarineQuest.
The deadline to apply for a Charles O. Volpe Memorial Scholarship for Marine Education for the summer of 2019 is March 25, 2019. See your school counselor or science teacher for an application.