“Ocean for Life” Student Applications Online
Ocean for Life: One World, One Ocean
Official Application is Online
Ocean for Life brings together high school students (ages 14-18) of diverse backgrounds and cultures to discover marine science, conservation, and how the ocean connects us all. The program increases cultural understanding through ocean science by providing high quality, immersive ocean field studies and follow-on education opportunities.
The Ocean for Lifeprogram is designed around three main themes: a sense of place, interconnectedness, and ocean conservation and stewardship. These themes are highlighted through activities focusing on ocean science, cultural sharing, and youth media projects.
Learn more about this innovative program and the two-week field study scheduled for July 2011.
Students from Western Countries are required to complete the online application by March 7, 2011 to qualify.
The Ocean for Life program is a partnership between the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, The GLOBE (Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment) Program and Scubanauts International. It is presented in collaboration with the National Geographic Society, American University’s Center for Environmental Filmmaking, and the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation.