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Scholarships

Through our scholarship program, we aim to support the development of skills in the maritime industry and build our brand as an employer of choice.

The 2021 scholarship program is representative of the community we serve and recognises potential, assists those in need and rewards high achievement. We partnered with the University of Wollongong (UoW) and the University of Tasmania (UTAS) to offer several scholarships from the commencement of this year.

We have awarded five of our scholarships. Find the details below.  

AMSA Vocational Near Coastal Seafaring Scholarship

This scholarship has not yet been awarded.

This scholarship is available to women and Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander students who are commencing a Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Master up to 24m near coastal) followed by the Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Marine Engine Driver Grade 2 near coastal) at the Australian Maritime College (AMC) in the second half of 2020.

Applications are assessed based on their aspiration to work in the industry and having career goals which align with AMSA's vision and mission.

IMPORTANT: Applicants who apply for this scholarship MUST meet the Commonwealth definition of Aboriginality to be eligible.

The Commonwealth definition of who is an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person is someone who meets all the following:

  • is of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent.
  • who identifies as an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person.
  • is accepted as such by the community in which he/she lives.

Find out more at the University of Tasmania website.

AMSA Women in Maritime Engineering Scholarship

This scholarship has been awarded.

The recipient of this scholarship is Shelby Hewins. Shelby is studying a Bachelor of Engineering with Honours at the University of Tasmania.

This scholarship is available to students studying a Bachelor of Engineering at the University of Tasmania in their third year.

Applicants are assessed based on their record of academic excellence and aspiration to work in the industry, with career goals aligned with AMSA's vision and mission.

Find out more at the University of Tasmania website.

AMSA First Year Access Scholarship for Maritime Studies

This scholarship has been awarded.

The recipient of this scholarship is Joshua Soia. Joshua is studying a Bachlor of Applied Science (Marine Engineering) at the University of Tasmania. 

This scholarship is available to first-year students studying one of following undergraduate degrees:

  • Maritime Engineering and Hydrodynamics
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Specialisation) with Honours
  • Associate Degree in Global Logistics and Maritime Management
  • Bachelor of Global Logistics and Maritime Management (includes Ocean Seafaring)
  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Nautical Science)
  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Marine Engineering)
  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Marine Electrical Engineering).

Applicants are assessed based on their aspiration to work in the industry and career goals aligned with AMSA's vision and mission.

Find out more at the University of Tasmania website.

AMSA Environmental Excellence Scholarship

This scholarship has been awarded.

The recipient of this scholarship is Thomas Marr. Thomas is studying a Master of Marine and Antarctic Science at the University of Tasmania.

This scholarship is available to students studying a Master of Marine and Antarctic Science at the University of Tasmania.

Applicants are assessed based on their record of academic excellence, career aspirations and research project aligned with AMSA’s vision and mission.

Find out more at the University of Tasmania website.

AMSA Academic Excellence Scholarships

These two scholarships have been awarded.

The recipients of these scholarships are Andrew Herring and Megan Reinwald. Andrew and Megan are both studying a Master of Maritime Policy at the University of Wollongong.

These scholarships are available to students undertaking the Master of Maritime Policy or Graduate Certificate in Maritime Studies Programs at the University of Wollongong. 

Applicants are assessed based on their record of academic excellence.

Find out more at the University of Wollongong website.

Related information

Find information about the AMSA vision and mission.

Last updated: 

Thursday 24 June 2021