Merchants Exchange Scholarship Fund

🏆 Available: 1
💰 $2,500
⏳ 05/31

Last year this scholarship received 45 applicant(s). $7,000 was awarded to 3 applicant(s).

Scholarship Description

The Scholarship is awarded to students seeking a career in the maritime industry, or with a career, that influences the maritime industry. Students are evaluated based on their academic achievement (minimum 2.5 GPA) and demonstrated interest in the industry. Eligibility: eligible students will be entering the junior or senior year of a 4-year college/university, OR students of a 2-year institutional degree program (any year), OR students in a US Coast Guard approved training program (any year) OR graduate students (any year). Major: Field related to Maritime Industries and/or International Trade. EXAMPLES (not exhaustive): Admiralty Law; Tug and Barge Operators; Forwarders and Brokers; Maritime Pilots; Naval Architecture; Surveyors; International/Global Studies; Operational Oceanography; International Business, Trade, and Tax Law; Logistics; Maritime Law Enforcement; Marine Wielding and other Skilled Labor

Eligibility Requirements

  • Type of institution award is open to: two-year college
  • Type of institution award is open to: trade/technical school
  • Award is available to U.S. citizens
  • Award is available to Canadian citizens
  • Award is available to citizens of countries other than the U.S. and Canada.

Application Requirements

  • Application form required
  • Essay required

How To Apply

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Donor: Merchants Exchange Scholarship Fund

The mission of the Merchant Exchange Scholarship Fund is to support the educational goals of students seeking or advancing careers in Maritime Affairs and/or International Trade, in order to ensure the future prosperity of the Maritime industry.