2019 WDHOF Scholarships and Training Grants


The Women Divers Hall of Fame ™ (WDHOF) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to honoring and raising awareness of the contributions of outstanding women divers. WDHOF provides educational, mentorship, financial, and career opportunities to the diving community throughout the world. Each year, WDHOF awards scholarships and training grants that provide financial and educational support to individuals of all ages, particularly those who are preparing for professional careers that involve diving.

Each year, the Women Diver Hall of Fame awards the scholarships and grants. Scholarships range from Underwater Archaeology, Journalism, Graphic Arts, or Photography; Marine Conservation; Undergraduate Marine Research Internship in Marine Biology. Training grants are given for those who wish to Assist the Disabled to Dive; Basic and Advanced Diver Training; Certified Hyperbaric Technician; Marine Science, Dive Medicine, and Public Safety Diver.

Applications are now being accepted for Scholarships and Training Grants for women interested in diving careers. The application period will close on October 31, 2018 at midnight EDT. Applicants will be notified by February 1, 2019, and awards will be made at Beneath The Sea Dive Expo on March 29-31, 2019. Only online submissions will be accepted.

DPAA Historians (2) Posts


Your typical work assignments may include the following:

  • The incumbent for this position will set, convey, and enforce standards and procedures for research and case development. Will coordinate the tasking and monitoring of the work of other researchers to ensure all casework conforms to Agency requirements, shepherding all cases through the entire development process, and serving as the subject matter expert and point of contact for area of research. The incumbent must utilize appropriate project management techniques to plan, coordinate, develop, and execute major historical research projects that involve multiple individuals.
  • Incumbent will be the historical advisor and professional consultant for DPAA conducting historical studies; obtaining, collecting, analyzing, exploiting, and integrating all available historical evidence and information; interpreting military history in the context of U.S. military and civilian personnel; establishing historical facts based upon research conducted; and grouping historical facts along with determining interrelationships to search, recover, and identify unaccounted-for persons from past conflicts.
  • Incumbent will research historical records and investigative leads to identify information requirements and gaps to satisfy during field investigations and disinterments. The incumbent will compile data from Agency repositories, foreign and domestic archives, electronic sources, oral histories, field investigations, and other sources to conduct analysis and build case narrative information for missing individuals and unidentified remains from past conflicts in accordance with Agency guidelines.
  • Incumbent acts as the lead in developing historical information and regional strategies to directly support casualty investigations and search and recovery missions.
  • Incumbent possesses an understanding of the geography and flow of battle, casualty evacuation processes, remains recovery activities, and remains handling and processing procedures.

Diving Deep Project Consultant


The National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN), along with the Maritime Archaeology Sea Trust (MAST) and Bournemouth University (BU), are looking for an Evaluation consultant (or team of consultants) to help us effectively evaluate the impacts of the important Diving Deep project.

We are looking for a consultant (or team of consultants) to collaborate with our internal team and across all stakeholders to ensure a robust and effective evaluation of the Diving Deep project.

We’re looking for a consultant or a team of consultants with skills and experience in the areas of:

– Quantitative and particularly qualitative social research methods.

– Measurement of programme outcomes, including people and community engagement and advocacy outcomes using a range of evaluation techniques.

– Working across numerous and varied stakeholders and clearly communicating with them.

– Synthesis of data from a wide range of data sources.

– Report writing to a high standard and for a range of audiences.

– Development of advocacy tools to communicate evaluation results.


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In this position you will serve as an Archeologist with the Submerged Resources Center (SRC) with duties consisting primarily of underwater archeological documentation and analysis and marine remote sensing survey and documentation of submerged cultural resources throughout the National Park System and with partner agencies on a state, national and international level. Because of equipment intensive field operations are done under the water, incumbent will be around water bodies involved in diving and boating activities. Because almost all field operations involve work in parks, you will be expected to travel extensively (e.g. up to seven months per years) and sometimes for long durations (e.g. 90 days or more). You will be expected to engage in diving operations, classified by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) as hazardous duty.

Maritime Archaeology Grants


via the MaP Fund. Grants available for attending an advanced practicum in Maritime Archaeology. Candidates from Cambodia, India, Indonesia, the Philippines, Sri Lanka and Thailand are encouraged to apply.

In order to further the objectives of the MaP Fund we are offering two (2) grants (each of up to AU$1,000) for:

one (1) early career researcher (less then 5 years since award of PhD) or early career practitioner (less than 5 years working) who is working as a maritime archaeologist or in a closely related position for a museum, university or government agency in Asia or the Pacific (not including the USA, Australia or New Zealand)


one (1) graduate or postgraduate student resident in Asia or the Pacific region (not including the USA, Australia or New Zealand).and who is currently studying either maritime archaeology OR archaeology and who intends to go on to study maritime archaeology.

Applicants living and working in Cambodia, India, Indonesia, the Philippines, Sri Lanka and Thailand are particularly encouraged to apply

Maritime Archaeology Grants


MSDS Marine are pleased to announce two new annual grant awards for maritime archaeology in the UK that will be awarded at the NAS conference in 2018.

2018 is the 45th anniversary of the Protection of Wrecks Act 1973. This represents over 45 years of Licensees and their teams volunteering their time and enthusiasm to help ensure the wreck sites are enjoyed, researched and protected. Licensees and their teams have played a huge role in the careers of all MSDS Marine staff. They have inspired us, taught us and helped us develop our skills and to recognise this we would like to give something back. The first award will be to help support Licensees and their teams.

The second award will help support maritime archaeology students in the UK. The growing MSDS Marine team includes a number of early years’ professionals who have all recently completed university courses. Their recent experience highlights the significant costs faced by students to complete their education. We strongly believe fieldwork and other training experiences help create professionals with a more rounded skill set and are keen to help allow students to maximise the experiences that they get. To this end we offer many volunteer opportunities for students but we are now also keen to help support them financially to gain experiences which might otherwise be unaffordable.

Marine Archaeologist

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This position is located within the Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), Office of Renewable Energy Programs (OREP), Environment Branch for Renewable Energy (EBRE).  The incumbent serves as a marine archaeologist in the EBRE. The responsibility of the incumbent is to provide the professional expertise and guidance for cultural resources necessary to support planning and decision making related to offshore renewable energy activities.