John V. Wehausen Scholarship

for Advanced Study in Ship Hydrodynamics and Wave Theory

John Vroman Wehausen, professor of engineering science, emeritus, at the University of California, Berkeley, and a world leader in the field of marine hydrodymanics. Besides being a popular and dedicated teacher, at the University of California, Berkeley, Wehausen contributed to original scientific research in the areas of ship waves, ship maneuverability, floating systems in waves, and ship-generated solitary waves. He was an advocate of systematic theoretical analysis based on rational mechanics principles.

The Wehausen Scholarship is open to U.S. and international applicants who are SNAME members. Awards are made for one year of study leading to a Master's Degree in naval architecture/marine engineering/ocean engineering. Applicants must not receive their Master's Degree prior to April 15th of the academic year for which the scholarship applies.

Scholarships of up to $20,000 for one year of full-time study for the named scholarship may be awarded. To apply for a John V. Wehausen, or any of our Graduate Scholarships, complete the Graduate Scholarship Application and submit to Sofia Iliogrammenou at