Gard reminds of scholarship deadline

Gard has reminded its members that the closing date for applications for the Claes Isacson Scholarship is April 1st 2017. The Claes Isacson Scholarship aims to help young people finance an education at university level with a view to finding work within the shipping and marine insurance sectors. It is awarded annually and amounts to $20,000, which may be awarded to one student or split between several students. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and have commenced studies at a university or equivalent educational institution focusing on subjects related to, or of importance to, the shipping industry and/or the marine insurance business. The applicant should outline future career plans and describe the extent to which he/she wishes to work in the shipping and marine insurance business. The Scholarship is open to students from any country.