Scholarship Application

Alexandra Hagerty Women’s Maritime Foundation works with the sole aim of promoting female and minority merchant mariners with scholarship and education.

All candidates must submit an application electronically to be considered:

  • Must provide letter of admission in a US Maritime Academy of their choice OR transcript from the current maritime academy they are attending and demonstrate they are in good standing.
  • Must send in a copy of any one of the following: Passport, TWIC, MMC, CAC.
  • Write a maximum one page essay why you merit the scholarship and what you plan to do upon graduation.
  • Include your full name, mailing address, and phone number. Scholarships will be sent by check to your mailing address.

Please send in your application to the email address: info@Seas-The-Day.Org with electronic PDF copies of your documents and letter stating your need and merit for the scholarship.

Please type in the Subject Line: Scholarship Application - Your Full Name - Town/City/State.

If you accept the scholarship, our non-profit has the right to use your name and personal experience on our website. We may contact you about your experience at school and afterwards. You will be notified by August 15th by email if you receive a Scholarship. Please submit your application no later than July 4th.

Scholarships start at $1000.00 per student.


The Alexandra Hagerty Women’s Maritime Foundation provides scholarships to students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school.  It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its scholarship programs.