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Port Scholarships Available for Qualifying Students

Deadlines to apply are March 1 and 14

February 19, 2013

College costs can be daunting, but the Port of Long Beach is here to help.

If you are a student and interested in pursuing a trade-related career, you may be eligible for a Port scholarship. You must be a high school senior in the Long Beach Unified School District, or enrolled at California State University, Long Beach, or Long Beach City College to qualify. 

Each year, the Port awards about $60,000 in scholarships to help prepare the next generation of working professionals for the goods movement industry. Recipients include students who are pursuing a variety of career paths related to international trade and seaports including engineering, environmental studies, business, industrial arts and other trades. 

Since 1993, the Port has awarded nearly $475,000 to 272 Long Beach college and high school students.

The deadline for LBUSD high school seniors is March 1, 2013. For detailed information and to access the application, click here.

For CSULB students, the deadline to submit an application is March 14, 2013. To find out more and how to apply, click here.

LBCC students can access more information here.

If you have any questions, please contact Gina Herrera at the Port of Long Beach Communications office at (562) 283-7719 or gina.herrera@polb.com.

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