To Apply


dolphin-806359You may apply to our Pacific Program in Oahu, Hawaii, July 21-31, 2017 by filling in our application below and completing the following steps:

1. A completed application (form below). You must have a gmail account to access this form. If you do not and do not want to create one, simply email us using our contact form and we will send you a document version of the application. Thank you!

2.  A letter of recommendation preferably from a science teacher or another high school teacher. Email to

3. An up-to-date transcript from all high school work completed to date (must include 1st semester). Email to

4. A $50 application fee. You may pay the fee on our secure server online here or write a check payable to Ocean Matters, 129 Rockmeadow Road, Uxbridge, MA 01569. This fee is for a service and is not tax-deductible. 

Candidates will be selected on a rolling-admissions basis. All applications must be in by April 1, 2017.


A limited amount of scholarship is available for students who demonstrate both need and merit. To apply, supply a video that is no longer than 3- minutes and features why you would be a great candidate for this scholarship and why you feel the ocean matters along with a recommendation letter from a teacher addressing both your merit and financial need.

Videos are due by March 1st, 2017. Upload your video to a free google photos account. Once uploaded, click “share” and enter

Questions can be addressed to The winner will be selected by an independent panel of conservation and education professionals and announced on March 15, 2017.

Request more information here or by calling the executive director at 617-304-4402.

Ocean Matters is 501(3)c nonprofit corporation and donations are tax-deductible as outlined by law.

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