IMEA and NMEA Scholarship Program

The International Marine Electronics Alliance (IMEA), a 501 (c)(3) supporting organization of the National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA), is expanding its scholarship program to encourage and support students interested in a career in marine electronics. The goal is to alleviate the marine electronics industry worker shortage through education of students to become technical installers of marine electronics and increase the number of qualified new employees for NMEA member companies. Scholarships will be awarded to students who aspire to enter into the exciting career of marine electronics. The IMEA scholarship program is focused on students who are entering into or currently enrolled in a trade school marine technology program, with a focus on marine electronics.
The 2022 IMEA Scholarship program includes:● $5,000 tuition payments made directly to applying student’s trade school to offset tuition costs.● NMEA Basic MEI training Certification class.● NMEA 2000 Basic Installer Training Certification class.
Scholarship application window for 2022 is now closed.

The IMEA Board of Directors will review and award scholarships by July 31, 2022. Funds will be sent to the winning candidate’s schools by August 15, 2022, in time for the start of the Fall semester.
Any member of the general public can apply for this scholarship.
Interested scholarship donors can make a tax deductible donation in two easy ways:● Electronically via PayPal® at the following link: Click for PayPal Donation● Check sent to IMEA, 846 Ritchie Hwy., Suite L4, Severna Park MD, 21146.  The IMEA 501(c)(3) verification can be found on the IRS website. Click to Search Tax Exempt Status.
For additional information, please contact the IMEA/NMEA National Office at 410-975-9425, or email gro.aemn%40ofni