AAHPA Scholarships 2023

The AAHPA is pleased to offer annual scholarships to qualifying Alaskan students going into fields of study or vocation related to the maritime industry and environment. 

The 2023 Scholarships application period is now CLOSED. Please check back in the fall of 2023 for the 2024 application.

AAHPA, with support from our members, Pacific Pile & Marine, and Resolve Marine are pleased to offer three $2,500 scholarship opportunities. In addition, AAHPA member TRANSPAC Marinas is partnering with us again to offer a $5,000 STEM scholarship. 

2023 AAHPA Scholarship: 

There were 22 applicants for the 2023 AAHPA Scholarships. Of the 22 applicants, three $2,500 scholarships were awarded:

    • Deirdre Toyomura of Petersburg. Toyomura plans to attend Simpson College in Iowa and purse an education in marine engineering and naval architecture.
    • Jimmy Bagen of Wrangell. Bagen plans to attend the University of Alaska Southeast and purse an education in Power Technology - diesel mechanics and obtain a welding endorsement.
    • Braden Beckett of Cordova. Braden plans to attend the University of Alaska Fairbanks and purse an education in welding.

    2023 TRANSPAC STEM Scholarship:

    There were 25 applicants for the 2023 TRANSPAC STEMP Scholarship. Of the 25 applicants, one $5,000 scholarship was awarded to:

    • Lucas White of Juneau. Lucas plans on attending the USCG Academy and purse an education in naval architecture.

    You can download and share our Scholarship Flyer HERE

    In addition to generous individual donations from our members during our annual raffle, AAHPA thanks sustaining members Pacific Pile and PND, and TRANSPAC for their sponsorship of the scholarship program. 


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