We know your career is important to you and we want to make it easier for you to take your career as far as it can go. That’s why we created the Marine Award Program for Seamen to help those seeking to advance their careers. You can find all the important details below.

  • You could receive $1000 off your training.
  • The program is free and easy to apply.
  • If you don’t win, you can apply again.
  • Deadlines are January 20, March 20, May 20, July 20, September 20 and December 20
  • Winners are announced at the end of each month.
  • The program is provided by The Young Firm as a way to give back to the maritime community.


  1. Must be a United States citizen
  2. Must currently hold a TWIC and able to get it updated if need be
  3. Must be able to attend one of the four Louisiana training facilities
  4. Must have the required sea time for the desired course

Participating Facilities:

  • Houston Marine Training Services (Kenner, La)
  • Lafourche Merchant Marine Training Services (Lafourche, La)
  • Martin International (Laplace, La)
  • Falck Safety Services (Houma, La)

Questions? Contact us!