Frequently Asked Questions

When can I apply for a grant?

The application windows for our grants vary depending on the type of grant. In general, our research and education grants typically open for applications around April each year, with small grants for early career researchers open annually and keystones for larger projects every other year.

Our storytelling grants, which vary category between years, typically open in June/July.

For more information, please follow this link:

How can I apply for a grant?

All grants require an application to be submitted. When grants are open, you can follow this link to apply:

For further information on the application process, please follow this link:

Do you take interns?

We do not have any regular internship or volunteer programmes. We do sometimes take interns based on individual centre or project needs, but these will typically be posted on our social media channels, so please keep an eye on those.

However, we collaborate with organisations worldwide and some of them welcome volunteers/interns:

Where can I find you on social media?

Instagram @saveourseasfoundation
Twitter @saveourseas
Facebook @saveourseasngo
TikTok @saveourseasfoundation

How can I get a job with you?

We are currently not seeking to recruit for any positions, but when we do we will post across our social media channels and also on the careers section of our website:

How can I donate to SOSF?

SOSF does not accept donations, but many of our partners and other organisations doing similar work do, so please check them out at the links below if you are looking to donate:

I have a media request about sharks, who do I contact?

Please direct all media requests, including for comment and interview, to Jade Schultz at

Can we use your photos or videos?

We can sometimes share content with causes that align with our philosophy. If you would like to talk with us about using any of our content, please contact Jade Schultz at

How can I publish on your website?

Unfortunately we do not publish guest submissions on our website. Our news covers the activities of our project leaders and significant ocean news.

How can I get the SOSF magazine?

All issues of the SOSF magazine are available for free download at the following link:

They may also be ordered at just the cost of postage here:

I’ve seen a marine animal in distress, what should I do?

Please do not approach the animal and immediately call your local authority or charity responsible for helping with distressed or stranded marine life.

I have questions about sharks, where can I find answers?

You can find a lot of fun and interesting shark facts at our World of Sharks website, which features accurate but accessible information on all kinds of shark topics:

The following are also great resources for learning about sharks:

Gill Guardians
Sharks! MOOC

Can you help promote my product?

Unfortunately we are not able to promote others’ products, including books, music etc. We only promote the work of our project leaders and key developments in marine conservation.