College Application

Marine Science And Nautical Training Academy
College Student Application (*Required Field)

Student Applicant Information
*First Name
*Middle Name
*Last Name
*Email Address
*Date of Birth
Country of Citizenship
Passport Number
Passport Expiration Date

Parent/Guardian Information
*Mother's Name
*Home Phone
Place of Employment
Work Phone
*Father's Name
*Home Phone
Place of Employment
Work Phone
*Which parent is first point of contact

Student Merit/Eligibility Information

*College/University Name
The MANTA program is being offered for course credit through the College of Charleston (CofC). An additional application is required from CofC and can be found at The MANTA program fees do not include CofC tuition. Tuition information can be found at If you are not currently a College of Charleston student, you can still register for the MANTA program through CofC to gain CofC credits, see the "Visiting Students" section on the To transfer credits from CofC to your home university, contact your home university to discuss their process for transferring credits.
The prerequisite to enroll in this CofC course is one year of biology (BIOL 111, 111L, 112, 112L or equivalent) or permission from the instructor or department.
*Have you, or will you have taken the prerequisite courses prior to next summer
*Current GPA
*College Major
If undecided major, which majors are you considering
*List of biology courses taken (beyond Intro Bio I and II and Intro Bio lab)
*List of Extracurricular activities
*Level of SCUBA certification (no experience necessary)
*If SCUBA certified, what was the certifying organization (e.g., PADI, NAUI)
In 5 sentences or less, describe why you want to enroll in MANTA's program and what do you hope to gain from the experience
A recommendation is necessary before acceptance into the MANTA program. While the MANTA program is a unique experience, it is physically, socially and academically challenging. Please identify a professor that will provide a recommendation for you. We will contact them using the information you provide below and ask them to complete a short reference form.
Recommending Professor Information

*Have you asked your professor if they are willing to give you a recommendation
*Professor's Full Name
*Professor's Affiliation (e.g., School Name)
*How do you know this professor (e.g., Biology professor)
*Professor's Email

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