THSOA encourages college/university students to consider a career in hydrographic surveying. Several student scholarships are offered to assist students with academic costs. National THSOA scholarships are available to for full time students seeking a 2 year, 4 year or graduate degree in Hydrographic Surveying, Ocean Mapping, Geomatics, Ocean Sciences, Geographic Info Systems(GIS), Ocean Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or other related field. At least five scholarships will be awarded this year.
The National Scholarship criteria and application can be downloaded here.
Deadline for this scholarship for the academic school year of 2012-2013 is April 15, 2012.
THSOA Houston Chapter awards two scholarship awarded each year. Applicants must be currently a resident in Texas or plan on attending a college in Texas. See http://houston.thsoa.org/student