2021 Conference Scholarship Application
Limited scholarship awards are available to NAME or CaNOE members in need of financial assistance to attend the 2021 virtual conference, so please purchase or renew your membership before submitting a scholarship application. Once you have submitted your application, you can register for the conference and defer payment until award decisions have been made.
Criteria: Scholarship awards are based on financial need, applicability of conference content to career/future career of the applicant, and our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Selection and Award: All applications for 2021 conference scholarships are confidential and will be seen only by the 2021 Conference Scholarship Committee, made up of NAME and CaNOE board members.
Conference Registration: Scholarship applicants can register for the conference at any time and defer payment until scholarship decisions are made. Simply choose “Invoice Me” during the registration process. Successful applicants will receive an updated invoice with the reduced conference fees. If a scholarship award is not granted and an applicant decides not to attend the conference, they may withdraw their registration.
Application: To apply, please complete and submit the following application for the 2021 conference. Please contact Cathy Carolsfeld (
) for more information.
Institution / Organization
Job Title or Student Status
I am a (check all that apply):
Part of a NAME or CaNOE Institutional Membership
If you are part of an Institutional Membership, please indicate which institution:
I identify as (check any that apply):
This question is completely optional, but will help us as our organizations strive to foster more diverse, equitable, and inclusive audiences and member networks
Person of Colour
Prefer not to answer
Write a paragraph for each of the following questions. Feel free to include any information that may be relevant to your application.
Briefly describe how you are involved in marine and/or aquatic education.
Tell us why you want to attend the conference and what you hope to get out of the experience.
What financial circumstances—including any related to the pandemic—have led you to seek a scholarship to attend the 2021 NAME/CaNOE Virtual Conference?
Describe any non-financial circumstances you would like the committee to consider in their decision.
I understand that (please check to confirm):
I must be a paid member NAME or CaNOE, or associated with a current Institutional Membership, at the time of application to be eligible for a scholarship;
I may be asked to write a reflection after the conference that can be shared on the NAME and/or CaNOE website and promotional materials;
If I decline to attend the 2021 conference, the award is not transferable to future events by either organization;
If I choose to register before a scholarship is awarded, I should defer payment until any award is granted as reimbursements will not be sent.
A copy of your responses will be emailed to the address you provided.
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