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.
Applications are now being accepted for the 2013-2014 Foundation Scholarships and for the CSU Hearst Scholarship. There is only one application to be considered for both scholarships. Applicants are selected based on merit, financial need leadership and community service involvement. Students are notified before the end of spring semester of their scholarship for the next academic year. Deadline to submit your application is March 1!
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 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 receive these secured scholarships throughout the year. There are several free scholarship search engines you can use to search for scholarships. Some of them are listed below: