Scholarships are forms of aid that help students pay for their education. Unlike student loans, scholarships do not have to be repaid.
Cal Maritime receives annual scholarship funds from individuals, corporations, foundations, and professional associations. The California Maritime Academy Foundation manages a number of scholarship endowments, many of them named in memory of distinguished individuals associated with The California Maritime Academy. Students are invited to apply annually. Recipients are selected based on their demonstrated leadership skills, merit, and financial need.
The 2014-15 Foundation Scholarship Application period closed at midnight on MARCH 9th.
The Western Undergraduate Exchange Scholarship (WUE) program is designed to permit students from participating states to attend Cal Maritime at reduced tuition rates. More
The Captain David Lyman Scholarship seeks to honor the memory of Captain David Lyman as a longtime member of Hawaii's maritime community by providing financial incentive for Hawaii students to apply to and enroll at The California Maritime Academy and pursue a profession in the maritime field. More
The Bernard Osher Foundation, headquartered in San Francisco, was founded in 1977 by Bernard Osher, a respected businessman and community leader. The Foundation seeks to improve quality of life through support for higher education and the arts. The Foundation provides post-secondary scholarship funding to colleges and universities across the nation. More
Student Secured Scholarships
Student Secured Scholarships are scholarships that students bring with them when they come to Cal Maritime. Generally, these scholarships are given to students with special qualifications, such as academic, athletic or artistic talent. Awards are also available for students who are interested in particular fields of study, who are members of underrepresented groups, who live in certain areas of the country or who demonstrate financial need.
Students can search for and secure scholarships throughout the year. There are several free scholarship search engines you can use to search for scholarships. Some search engines and organizations to help with your search are listed below: