Application for Maritime Scholarship

Can you imagine a career which will take you to the world’s most fascinating ports and far flung destinations? A Maritime career could take you there.

Do you have 5 BGCSE passes, including Math, Physics or Chemistry, and English Language at Grade ‘C’ or above?

Have you obtained a combined SAT score of at least 1500?

Are you physically fit?

Are you between the age of 16 and 20 years?

If you have answered YES to the above questions, then please read on.

The Bahamas Maritime Authority is once again offering a scholarship to a young Bahamian, who is keen to train for an exciting and challenging career in the Maritime Industry.

The scholarship is inclusive of tuition, course materials, accommodation and travel.  Commencing September 2019, the successful candidate will follow a 4-year degree programme at the State University New York Maritime College, New York, USA.  Upon completion of the degree, the qualified officer will be expected to serve on board a Bahamian flagged vessel for at least 2 years.

Completed applications should be submitted no later than Friday 7th September 2018.

Documentary evidence of academic and professional qualifications, including copies of transcripts/certificates must accompany applications. Please note that transcripts are required for all academic institutions attended even if the course has/had not been completed. Additionally, you are required to submit proof of your Bahamian citizenship.