Scholarships and Bursaries

Australian Mariners' Welfare Society Scholarship

Australian Mariners' Welfare Society Scholarship

The Australian Mariners Welfare Society (AMWS) is a non-profit organisation that provides financial assistance to those organisations providing welfare services to seafarers visiting Australia and provides scholarships to promote the training and professional development of the children of seafarers or ex-seafarers of low or moderate financial means. The AMWS offers scholarships to assist students undertaking courses at AMC in relevant maritime disciplines. Two scholarships are available for application in Semester 1 and 2 each year.



Available to a student enrolling in a maritime-related course at AMC within the National Centre Ports and Shipping in the first half of 2018. Applicants must be an Australian citizen (or holder of a Humanitarian Visa) and either be children of seafarers or ex-seafarers, the merchant or military navy or be a child of a commercial deep sea fisherman who meets the criteria of financial hardship (details to be given in online application).

On-going Eligibility

To retain this award, recipients are required to achieve a minimum Pass result in all units studied each semester.




One semester

Closing Date

23 February 2018


Apply online prior to closing date. Applications cannot be submitted after closing date. As applicants will be assessed on the quality of application, all questions should be answered in full. Please ensure care is taken with spelling and grammar.


Application status

Closed. Successful applicant/s advised.