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. 

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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. he heart of the Harbor Association of Industry and Commerce committees monitor legislation, provide a forum for industrial and government speakers to address key issues, write resolutions and provide oral testimony of support or opposition which reflect the HAIC's overall position.

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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

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