David O'Neil made numerous vital contributions to SNAME and the industry. His volunteer service to the Society came at every level, beginning with the position of Membership Chairman for the New York Metropolitan Section in 1974 and culminating with his term as President of SNAME from 1997 to 1998. Mr. O'Neil joined SNAME in 1959, was honored with a Life Membership in 1985, and was elected a SNAME Fellow in 1993. The O'Neil Scholarship is part of the SNAME Graduate Scholarships Program, and open to U.S., Canadian and International applicants who are SNAME members. SNAME membership required four months prior to the application submission deadline (i.e. October 1). Awards are made for one year of study leading to a Master's Degree in naval architecture, marine engineering, ocean engineering, ship hydrodynamics and wave theory, ship and offshore structures, or in other fields directly related to the marine industry. Graduate scholarships are awarded to an individual only once. Applicants must not receive their Master Degree prior to September 1 of the academic year for which the scholarship applies. One scholarship of up to $6,000 for one year of full-time study may be awarded annually. Applications must be received prior to February 1, with all supporting data by February 15 for Scholarships Committee review.
Selection in April based upon Scholarships Committee recommendations and Executive Committee approval. Scholarship funds may be used for student tuition, textbooks, academic fees or other academic related expenses for study and research.
Application forms downloaded from the SNAME website are to be submitted electronically to Sofia Iliogrammenou at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Total Amount Awarded
a graduate student
- Must study full-time
Restricted to students studying
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