The Ocean Foundation Boyd N. Lyon Scholarship
January 15, 2024
- Scholarship Description
The Boyd N. Lyon Scholarship was created in honor of the late Boyd N. Lyon, a true friend and respected researcher who had a unique passion for the study and preservation of the majestic sea turtle. Applications are invited from Masters and Ph.D. level students that work and/or research in an area consistent with the Boyd Lyon Sea Turtle Fund’s mission to support field research projects that further our knowledge of sea turtle behavior and habitat use in the marine environment, as well as those projects that promote their management and conservation in coastal ecosystems.
Applicants must be currently enrolled either part-time or full-time at an accredited college or university during the year the scholarship is offered, demonstrate commitment to studying sea turtles by majoring in a field of study pertaining to oceanography, marine affairs, environmental sciences, public policy, community planning or natural resources and participating in cooperative or independent research, environmental activities or work experience related to the above mentioned disciplines.