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The manual application forms for training have been phased out. All applications should be completed using the web form. Applicants are required to use the online portal to submit applications together with a copy of your passport photo, the signed nomination form indicating preference for either the geological or environmental programme, degree/certificate and résumé.
Issue date: 03 May 2021
Marawa Research and Exploration Ltd. is pleased to offer two (2) undergraduate scholarships to Developing States candidates with an interest in the deepsea minerals industry. The scholarship is open to students wishing to pursue studies in marine science, geology or engineering. Candidates must clearly articulate their interest in the seafloor minerals industry, preferably polymetallic nodules and how their selected degree will allow them to contribute to the seafloor minerals industry in the future.
The three-year undergraduate degree will be offered through the University of the South Pacific https://www.usp.ac.fj and will start in January 2022.
Candidates must meet the following requirements:
Education / Experience:
At the end of each year the scholarship recipient will be required to submit a report to Marawa and the International Seabed Authority outlining the courses completed and the grades received. Upon graduation, the scholarship recipient will be required to submit a short report to Marawa and the International Seabed Authority.
Marawa undertakes to cover the following costs associated with the scholarship:
COVID-19 Health and Safety
Safety is the priority of Marawa. COVID-19 safety protocols will be discussed and implemented if required to ensure the safety of all participating.
Scholarship Recipient’s Responsibilities
Applications should be submitted by the 5 July 2020 deadline through:
Applications must be accompanied by:
One of the Voluntary Commitments made by the ISA at the UN Ocean Conference 2017 was "Enhancing the role of women in marine scientific research through capacity building" - we therefore strongly encourage suitably qualified females to apply for these training opportunities.