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Jean-Pierre Ayala Scholarships in USA

Jean-Pierre Ayala is providing the scholarship programme for students who have demonstrated a commitment to education and the betterment of the environment as reflected through their academic performance and personal activities.

The Jean-Pierre Ayala Scholarship aims to support students in pursuit of a college degree in marine biology, ocean sciences, ecology, or similar environmental discipline.

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Founded by an investment banker, restauranteur, and motivational speaker Jean-Pierre Ayala, the Jean-Pierre Ayala Scholarship was created to assist dedicated students with a passion for studying and protecting our oceans and the wildlife that occupies them further their education.

Application Deadline: December 15, 2021

Brief Description

  • University or Organization: Jean-Pierre Ayala Scholarship
  • Department: NA
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Award: $1,000
  • Number of Awards: 2
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Nationality: USA
  • The award can be taken in the USA


  • Eligible Countries: USA
  • Eligible Course or Subjects: The scholarship will be awarded in any subject offered by the university
  • Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the given criteria:
  • Be currently attending or accepted to an accredited college or university
  • Be in pursuit of a degree in Marine Biology, Ocean Studies, Ecology, or other environmental studies

How to Apply

  • How to Apply: Submissions must be made either via online application or via email, in the form of an attached WORD-DOC, and emailed to [email protected]
  • Supporting Documents: Submit an essay of 500-700 words discussing your involvement with ocean science and/or why you are pursuing an education and career in the field.
  • Admission Requirements: Applicants must have a minimum of a 3.0 weighted GPA
  • Language Requirement: Students must have a knowledge of the English language


JeanPierre Ayala will provide a total amount of $2,000 to students to cover their expenses to study in the USA.

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