The CMA Education Foundation is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt, nonprofit organization dedicated to the maritime industry and its future leaders.

Mission:  To foster future maritime professionals by promoting and supporting maritime related education through financial assistance and program initiatives.  Programs include: Scholarships, Internship Stipends, Career Days and the Business of Shipping Competition.

Scholarship Program 2022: Applications Due Friday, April 15, 2022

Scholarship Application 2022

CMAEF Annual Report FY20

CMAEF Annual Report FY19

We Need Your Support-
We need your financial support to continue our mission and increase the level of financial assistance that we provide to the maritime community!  We receive one-time or annual support from individuals and companies throughout the maritime industry. Donations can be made by credit card, check or by  donating gifts of securities (stock, bonds, and mutual funds). Remember to check with your employer about matching gift programs!

Get Involved -
In order to further the maritime industry, we need to support the next generation of leaders.  In addition to financial donors, we also need maritime professionals who want to get directly involved.  Please contact us for more information.

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Business of Shipping 2022 Winners

1st Place: Preston Ford ($2500)

Paper entitled: "IMO 2020: Bunker, Scrubber and Industry Analysis"
Preston is a first classman/senior at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, Kings Point, NY

2nd Place: Mark Reeve ($1500)

Paper entitled: How Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) Is Affecting the Maritime Industry”
Mark is a graduate student at SUNY Maritime,
Fort Schuyler, NY

3rd Place: Jacob Rogers ($1000)

Paper entitled: “Enhancing the Efficiency of Intermodal Logistics at Deep Sea Container Terminals”
Jacob is a graduate student at Massachusetts Maritime Buzzards Bay, MA