High School and Trade School Students
The HAIC supports educational opportunities for students in the areas of the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. The Association has scholarships available for senior high school, college and trade school students ranging from $250 - $1,000. Students should have an academic focus in the goods movement and maritime industry.

  HAIC Scholarship Application for High School and Trade School Students

College and Trade School Students
College students who can demonstrate by college transcript that they have completed full load coursework for the previous school quarter or semester can apply for an additional HAIC scholarship. Past recipients include students from Carson, Los Angeles, Long Beach, San Pedro, and Wilmington.

  HAIC Scholarship Application for College Students

Scholarship Requirements
When applying for Harbor Association of Industry and Commerce scholarships, please make sure that you thoroughly understand the guidelines and stipulations for each one. If you do not meet the criteria for a certain scholarship, your application will not be considered.

Please download the requirements here:

Charitable Contributions
HAIC’s philanthropic contributions have also included port-related donations to ITEP’s GESA Academy, Pacific Rim Academy, Port of Long Beach Scholarship Program and the International Seafarers Center of Long Beach and Los Angeles. We have also received matching funds for our scholarships from various HAIC member firms and continue to encourage members to contribute to HAIC’s scholarship fund.

  HAIC Charitable Contributions

Date Milestone
August Applications open- Apply via website
May 1 Applications close
May-June Independent reading by committee to assess eligibility
June Applicants are shortlisted for interviews by the committee
June Applicants are notified of their interview
June Interviews
July Announcement of interview results
September Salute to Industry

Committee Co-Chairs:Steve Chesser
Committee Members:Amy Grat, Andrew Lisner, Karen Lomas


Committee Co-Chairs:Steve Chesser
Committee Members:Amy Grat, Andrew Lisner, Karen Lomas

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