Central California Council of Diving Clubs, Inc.


About the Scholarship

To promote a better understanding of the environment we so love to explore, the Central Ca1ifornia Council of Diving Clubs, known as Cen Cal, is offering our annual California Diving & Aquatic Studies Scholarship. This award was previously named the Seaviews/Cen Cal Marine Science Scholarship.

The award of $2,000 is to support a student engaging in studies of underwater habitats. Aquatic related programs in the disciplines of biology, physical sciences, marine education, maritime archaeology, historical and social aspects of marine resources or the science of diving are relevant for consideration.


• 1. California resident enrolled full time in a California college or university.

• 2. Individuals 18 years of age or older at time of application.

• 3. Certified diver holding a current national certification.

• 4. Student (graduate or undergraduate) with a minimum of 3.0 GPA.


• 1. Copy, save, and complete this official application form offline:

o Scholarship application

For security purposes save your completed form to JPG using one of the free online converters.

• 2. Gather the application form and the following in JPG, GIF, TIF, MPG, MP3, or WAV formats:

o Copies of all official college transcripts

o Copy of certification card

o One letter of recommendation

          o One passport-sized photograph (photo required for inclusion with press release upon award of scholarship)

 • 3. Send the above electronically to: 3mcircle@gmail.com and lankuda@comcast.net.


Deadline for submission of your application is May 31, 2024