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Dr. Frederick H. Todd was a true giant in the industry, a public servant to two nations, a leading scholar, and dedicated teacher. Dr. Todd joined SNAME in 1948 and authored more than 100 technical papers during his illustrious career. Dr. Todd was also author of a vital chapter of Principles of Naval Architecture, a fundamental text that remains in print. Dr. Todd received numerous awards and recognition for his work and service. His excellence in scholarship was recognized by SNAME by his twice being awarded the Captain Joseph H. Linnard Prize for the best paper contributed to the Annual Meeting (1951 & 1957). His multiple contributions were further recognized by SNAME??s awarding to Dr. Todd the Davidson Medal for Outstanding Scientific Accomplishment in 1967, his election to the membership grade of Fellow in 1967, and his being named as an Honorary Member for Life in 1968. Other honors earned by Dr. Todd include the Gibbs Brothers Medal awarded by the United States National Academy of Sciences, the Gold Medal of the North East Coast Institution of Engineers and Shipbuilders, and premiums from the Royal Institution of Naval Architects and the Institution of Engineers and Shipbuilders in Scotland. The Todd 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 scholarships@sname.org.

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