• HELMEPA Scholarships for 2016-2017

    The Hellenic Marine Environment Protection Association – HELMEPA, honoring the late George P. Livanos, Founder, Captain Vassilis C. Constantakopoulos, Honorary Chairman and Stavros Daifas, Founding Member, announces 3 scholarships valued at €15,000 each, for candidates pursuing one-year post graduate courses (Masters level) for the 2016-2017 academic year, in any country of the European Union, in the following fields:

    • Shipping, in memory of George P. Livanos. Priority is given to those applicants whose parents are Greek seafarers and fulfill all the required criteria.
    • Environmental Science,in memory of Captain Vassilis C. Constantakopoulos. Priority is given to those applicants who in the past have been members of the “HELMEPA Junior” and “HELMEPA Cadets” environmental programs and fulfill all the required criteria.
    • Naval Engineering – Marine/Offshore Engineering and Technology, in memory of Stavros Daifas. The Scholarship is a kind offer of his daughter, Ms. Irene Daifa, a long-standing Member and current Special Secretary at HELMEPA’s Board of Directors.

    The application form and all necessary documents must be sent until 10 June 2016, to the Hellenic Marine Environment Protection Association – HELMEPA, 5 Pergamou Street, Nea Smyrni 17121, Athens – Greece (tel. +30 210 9343088) with clear indication for the specific scholarship for which it is being submitted.

  • Thomas B. Crowley Sr. Memorial Scholarship Program

    Since 1984, Crowley has provided more than $3 million dollars in scholarship funding for more than 1,000 students. The company has also donated more than $2 million over the years to support other educational programs.

    In 1994, Crowley Chairman and CEO Tom Crowley Jr., established the Thomas B. Crowley Sr. Memorial Scholarship Program, in honor of his father, who guided the company to extraordinary heights before passing away in 1994. The company continues to give scholarship dollars to deserving students in the U.S., Alaska and Puerto Rico. In 2006, the program expanded to Central America and to date has provided financial assistance to 20 students in that region.

    Today the company provides scholarships to the academies and institutions found here. Students and educators interested in learning more about the scholarship and requirements should contact the school’s financial aid office directly. Students should ask for the “Crowley Maritime” scholarship when making inquiries.

  • POSIDONIA 2016 NEWSLETTER No 2

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