THSOA encourages college/university students to consider a career in hydrographic surveying. Several student scholarships are offered to assist students with academic costs.
The 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. Deadline for this scholarship for the 2013-2014 academic school year is October 31, 2013. The National Scholarship criteria and application can be downloaded here.
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.
THSOA Louisiana Chapter awards two scholarships each year. Applicants must be currently a resident in Louisiana, Mississippi or Alabama or plan on attending a college in Louisiana, Mississippi or Alabama. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for further details.