The scholarship was established in fond memory of Donna Spellman, a past GPPCBA member Captain.
The scholarship award has been in existence since 2003.
The selected recipient receives a $1,000 cash award.
To be eligible, entrants must be enrolled undergraduate or graduate students, in pursuit of a maritime related career, such as:
Merchant Marine Academy, Oceanography, Environmental Engineer, etc.
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Entrants must submit an application to the GPPCBA by August 1st.
Attach an essay on your marine background, and your career goals (e.g. Mated on several charter boats, and want to become a Marine Biologist).
Post-Freshman candidates attach college transcript.
Captain Tom Savastano
298 Cambourne Drive
Toms River, N.J. 08753
A scholarship will be awarded on August 15, to the most impressive submission to the committee.
Captain Donna Spellman Memorial Scholarship Award