2023 Port of Long Beach Scholarship Program Now Open to LBUSD Seniors – Deadline March 1

Source: PIERCE SINGGIH | psinggih@scng.com | Press-Telegram

High school seniors can apply now for the Port of Long Beach’s scholarship program. The Port will award $200,000 in total in 2022, amounts ranging from $500 to $5,000, the Port announced Thursday.

Scholarships are open to students pursuing careers in international trade, logistics and other port-related industries, the Port said. The scholarship program will now include trade programs and students enrolling part-time.

“The students who apply for and receive Port scholarships are the future of the maritime industry, they are the future leaders,” said Port of Long Beach Executive Director Mario Cordero in a statement. “I would encourage all eligible students to apply.”

Those who apply for Port scholarships at Long Beach City College, Cal State Long Beach, and California Maritime Academy will have to contact their respective scholarship office for more details, the Port said.

Applications are due March 1. No late applications will be accepted.

“These scholarships can make the difference for many students who will be attending college in the fall,” said Long Beach Harbor Commission President Steven Neal in a statement. “I’m pleased that we have been able to offer more scholarships as part of our overall education outreach program.”

Fine more information at the Port of Long Beach website.