A Rising Tide, in collaboration with Ocean First and Ocean First Education, is thrilled to offer this incredible opportunity for three Colorado students to receive a scholarship for the Spring 2018 semester.

The A Rising Tide scholarship includes:

  • Three marine science short courses
  • Open Water Scuba Diver course
  • Mask, snorkel, and fins
  • Scuba gear
  • All-expenses paid trip to the Florida Keys

Three lucky 8-11th grade students will receive an A Rising Tide scholarship on December 15th, 2017. Please refer to the submission guidelines before sending in your 1-2 minute pitch video.

Scholars will be filmed throughout the semester program and their experiences will be shared via weekly webisodes that will air from March to June.

Scholars will be responsible for:

  • Blogging and vlogging 2-3 times a week
  • Ocean First Education coursework
  • SSI training materials
  • Open Water Scuba Diver course
  • Community events
  • 2-3 fieldtrips during the semester
  • Signing and adhering to the Scholarship Agreement and guidelines set forth by A Rising Tide, LLC.

Due to the nature of the scholarship, applicants must reside within driving distance of Boulder, CO. The scuba classes will be held at Ocean First at 3015 Bluff St., Boulder, CO.  A Rising Tide will assist with transportation to and from Ocean First if needed.

Students and their parent or legal guardian must sign the Scholarship Agreement and adhere to the scholarship guidelines set forth by A Rising Tide, LLC.