Blue Water Shipmaster's Scholarship

Established by Captain James C. Acheson in partnership with the International Ship Master’s Association Lodge #2 in 2003, the Blue Water Shipmaster’s Scholarship provides for a resident of St. Clair County, MI or Lambton County, Ontario, Canada attending the Deck or Engineering program at either the Great lakes Maritime Academy in Traverse City, MI, the Great Lakes International Marine Training Centre, Georgian College in Owen Sounds, Ontario Canada, or the St. Clair County Community College transfer program in Port Huron, MI. Income from the Fund provides for a minimum of one $1,000.00 scholarship annually.

The Blue Water Shipmaster’s Scholarship is administered through the St. Clair County Community Foundation. Those interested and eligible for the scholarship can find it at Scholarships – Community Foundation of St. Clair County, Michigan and scrolling to “Blue Water Shipmaster’s Fund”.