Marine Award Program for Seamen

The Marine Award Program for Seamen (MAPS) is a need and merit-based award program that gives seamen the opportunity to have the cost of their training covered at four facilities either in full or partially, depending on the desired training course.
Words from the Winners
We received a lot of feedback from the winners of the MAPS award.

Read what they have to say.
How Do You Apply?
The application process is simple and can be done online or via paper.

Learn how to apply.
When is the Deadline?
January 20 | March 20 | May 20 | July 20 | September 20 | December 20

Read more about it here.
Total Number of Winners
Amount Awarded to date
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It's Fast, Easy, and (Best of All) Free!

Why spend your own money on merchant marine training, when you could get most or all of it PAID FOR? We all know sea school can be expensive, and yet marine courses (from ab courses to captain's license courses) are VITAL for you to be able to grow in your career. Our FREE award program makes it EASY to get those courses you need.
Tell us About You and Your Desired Training
Answer a Few Short Essay Questions
That's it! Submit your Application!


Have questions?

Don't hesitate to reach out - we're happy to help out.
Sponsored by The Young Firm
400 Poydras Street, Suite 2090 New Orleans, LA 70130
Paige, MAPS Coordinator
E-mail: Phone: (504) 680-4100