The Ben Carlson Memorial and Scholarship Foundation seeks to create a sustainable legacy of Ben Carlson through scholarship, ocean safety, and philanthropy. In order to apply, candidates need to be attending a four-year post-secondary school within ten months of award application date. Candidates must be a current high school senior or undergraduate student. Graduate students will not be considered. Candidates must demonstrate a strong work ethic, academic promise, athleticism, and service to the community. High School students must have a minimum weighted 3.5 GPA. Undergraduate students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Applicants with present or past participation in a junior lifeguard program or present or past employment as an ocean lifeguard will be given additional preference. For more information or to apply, please click the link below.