2024 JMA Scholarship Program

Each year, the North Florida Marine Association offers scholarships to their members, employees and their immediate family. Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors or students currently enrolled in a college or post-secondary trade or vocational school.

Scholarships are awarded each year in memory of four of the association’s most active and respected members, John Lowe, Pete Loftin, Grace Rogers and Dick Boger. The association board of directors will award these four named scholarships based upon the qualities of the applicants.

Additional scholarships are awarded at the discretion of the Board of Directors.

*The application process is the same as listed below for all scholarships.

Scholarship Details:

  • Scholarship awards are $1,000.00 per award
  • Students are eligible to apply for 4 (four) consecutive academic years following high school graduation
  • Each application is subject to Board approval
  • July 1st of each year is the application deadline to be considered
  • Qualifications: GPA: 3.0 or higher on 4.0 scale


  • Candidate must be a graduating high school senior or current student attending a college or post-secondary trade or vocational school who is either an:
    • NFMA Member
    • Individual currently employed by an NFMA member in good standing of the Association

    • An immediate family member (child, spouse) of an individual currently employed by am NFMA member or business in good standing of the Association

**NOTE: The member/business under which the candidate qualifies must be listed as the candidate’s sponsor.

  • Candidate must display and provide confirmation, with a letter of recommendation, of good work ethics, school attendance, civic and extra curricular activities, and leadership skills.
  • Candidate must provide a minimum 500 word essay detailing their educational plans and future occupational goals.

All eligibility questions should be addressed to the North Florida Marine Association.

Scholarship Length: One-time award

Submission Deadline: July 15th

Method of Payment: By check to institution after proof of enrollment is provided to North Marine Association Board of Directors

Application Process: Candidate must submit online application form, one letter of recommendation, essay as described above, and supporting materials by July 15, 2024 via email to scholarships@boatjax.com.