Scholarships and Grants

Giving opportunities are designed to address the diversity of need among Caribbean students, develop essential infrastructure to increase capacity in maritime training institutions, and develop of maritime communities.

ACMF scholarships are offered to students with strong academic performance along with demonstrated leadership, service and community involvement.

Fern Khan Grant

The ACMF Fern Khan Grant is open to returning students registered at any of our academic partners for Pre-University and Undergraduate degree programs who meet the specified criteria.  The grant celebrates Jamaican-American Fern Khan’s 60 years in academia, retiring as Dean of the Division of Continuing Education at Bank Street College of Education, in New York.

Grants and bursaries are offered to students with good academic standing and compelling financial need.

How to apply

Scholarships are open only to students applying to the Caribbean Maritime University (Jamaica), the LJM Maritime Academy (Bahamas) or University of Trinidad & Tobago.

In order to be considered for any ACMF scholarship or grant, candidates must complete the relevant Free Scholarship Application Form OR Free Grant Application Form.

The completed application must be sent to, and also to the Admissions Officer in the institution to which you are you are applying.

Maritime Link-up Webinar ACMF CANTA Full-tuition Scholarship

This scholarship is exclusively for attendees of the August 11th, 2021 Maritime Link-up webinar:

Deadline: October 30, 2021 by 4:30 pm Eastern Caribbean Time

Note: Applicants must have attended the Maritime Link-up webinar.

Submit completed application and documentation to: MUST copy

For more information, please contact: Hamilton Jemmott, Ph. D. at

Please ensure applications are complete and submitted as per above as incomplete applications will not be considered.

Eligibility for the scholarship is determined through a review of both financial need and merit.

The ACMF board of directors has the sole discretion to make final decisions as to who is awarded a scholarship.

For any further inquiry, you may contact us through the ACMF Contact page.