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Voyage to Discovery Essay Contest

Sponsored by: National Marine Sanctuary Foundation

Applicant must be a middle or high school student. Essay about an African-American individual or group who made a significant contribution to U.S. maritime history is required. Middle school recipient awarded minimum award amount; high school recipient awarded maximum award amount.


Application Deadline April 4
Scholarship, Grant, Fellowship or Contest Scholarship
Required areas of study history
Awarded every year? yes
Renewable? no
Must be repaid? no
Required to attend a specific school? no
Is a separate application required? yes



Max $1,500
Min $500


Max 2

Contact Information

Scholarship Administrator
National Marine Sanctuary Foundation
8601 Georgia Avenue, Suite 501
Silver Spring, MD 20910 United States

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