Applicants should be aware that internal funding support is limited. Applicants are encouraged to seek their own funding from both Dalhousie and external sources. Details about some funding opportunities can be found on the Faculty of Graduate Studies Funding and Bursaries webpage.  

Masters of Marine Management Internal Scholarships


The Sobey Fund for Oceans Scholarship:


The goal of the Sobey Fund for Oceans is to inspire innovative multi-disciplinary approaches for creating healthy oceans and sustainable economies. The Sobey Fund for Oceans provides resources for scholarships, work placements, and student-led events and conferences to help tomorrow’s leaders see “beneath the surface” of our oceans’ problems to find lasting solutions.  

The Sobey Fund for Oceans supports annual scholarship awards of $17,500. The scholarship is open to potential graduate students (new to Dalhousie University), and is tenable for 1 academic year (12 months). Deadline for applications is January 31st, and successful applicants will be notified in early spring.

How to apply and addtional information on the scholarship can be found on the Sobey Fund for Oceans website

Douglas M. Johnston - MASC Scholarship in Marine Affairs:


The Douglas M. Johnston - MASC Scholarship in Marine Affairs is a $5,000 award established by the Maritime Awards Society of Canada (MASC). The scholarship is conferred on an annual basis to a Canadian citizen to pursue the Master of Marine Management (MMM) degree. Qualified applicants to the MMM are automatically considered for this scholarship upon completion of their application submitted by January 31.

The criteria for applicants includes:

  • Applicants must be a Canadian citizen.
  • Applicants must demonstrate superior academic records.
  • Applicants may undergo a financial needs assessment.