Marine Sciences

Oceanography (compound of the Greek words ὠκεανός meaning "ocean" and γράφω meaning "write"), also known as oceanology, is the study of the physical and biological aspects of the ocean. It is an Earth science, which covers a wide range of topics, including ecosystem dynamics; ocean currents, waves, and geophysical fluid dynamics; plate tectonics and the geology of the sea floor; and fluxes of various chemical substances and physical properties within the ocean and across its boundaries. These diverse topics reflect multiple disciplines that oceanographers blend to further knowledge of the world ocean and understanding of processes within: astronomy, biology, chemistry, climatology, geography, geology, hydrology, meteorology and physics. Paleoceanography studies the history of the oceans in the geologic past.

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Scholarships for Marine Sciences Majors

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FIRST Scholarship - Bay Atlantic University

FIRST

$13,500 August 15, 2021 See Details
 

FIRST Scholarship - Bay Atlantic University

FIRST

award

$13,500

deadline

August 15, 2021
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Alliant Energy Innovation Scholarship

Alliant Energy Foundation

$1,000 February 17, 2021 See Details
 

Alliant Energy Innovation Scholarship

Alliant Energy Foundation

award

$1,000

deadline

February 17, 2021
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Jamie K. Patino Math and Science Scholarship

Community Foundation for the Land of Lincoln

$1,000 March 01, 2021 See Details
 

Jamie K. Patino Math and Science Scholarship

Community Foundation for the Land of Lincoln

award

$1,000

deadline

March 01, 2021
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