Looking for an exciting career in a leading industry?

Friday, 24 January, 2014

Set sail with the Maritime Scholarship.

Cayman Maritime, in partnership with the Ministry of Education, is seeking bright, dynamic Caymanians who wish to pursue a successful career in the maritime industry. If this is you – and you’re ready to enroll on a programme of study – please apply today.

Exciting and diverse, the maritime industry is an awesome career choice.  A global line of business that relates to the sea, the maritime industry gives you the opportunity to work with boats, yachts, commercial ships and the wider nautical environment.

Seafaring or shore–based, there are hundreds of great jobs that make up the industry – naval architects, marine surveyors, marine engineers, geologists, oceanographers – even law, finance and IT can become your path to success in a maritime career!

The Maritime Scholarship is your ticket to an incredible and rewarding career in one of Cayman’s leading industries.

Each year, Cayman Maritime – in partnership with the Ministry of Education – offers young Caymanians the opportunity to earn their undergraduate, postgraduate or professional qualification in any of the following areas:

  • Marine engineering
  • Marine surveying
  • Maritime administration
  • Nautical studies
  • Naval architecture

Specialist areas that support the industry will also be considered, including maritime legal services, human resource management, accounting and IT.

Applicants must:

  • Be Caymanian or hold Caymanian Status
  • Provide proof of residency in the Cayman Islands for 5 years prior to application
  • Be 18 or older (at Education Council’s discretion)
  • Provide proof of acceptance at a competitively ranked college or institution
  • Have a genuine interest in the maritime industry
  • Possess good interpersonal and communication skills, work ethic and character

Additional criteria are further detailed on the application form as well as the Ministry of Education’s “Applying for an Overseas Scholarship” brochure. Both can be downloaded here.

For more information, please contact Human Resources or call (345) 949-8831.

Application deadline: 15th February, 2014

For further information contact: Corporate Communications