The Rolf Williams Memorial Endowed Scholarship
The U.S. Merchant Mariner Endowed Scholarship
The Propeller Club, Port of Norfolk, proudly supports outstanding students of the Propeller Club, Port of Old Dominion University. Each year, scholarships are awarded to the best and most active Port of Old Dominion University member who is enrolled in a degree seeking program with a concentration in Maritime, Ports, and Logistics Management (graduate-level) or Maritime and Supply Chain Management (undergraduate-level). It is a competitive scholarship and is awarded prior to the Fall semester.
In an effort to inspire future leaders of the maritime community, the Rolf Williams Memorial Endowed Scholarship hopes to propel outstanding maritime management students to continue achieving their goals in pursuit of a career in the industry.
First preference for the U.S. Merchant Mariner Endowed Scholarship will be given to applicants who are a current or former Merchant Mariner or the son or daughter of a current or former Merchant Mariner and who meet the criteria.
If you are member in good standing of the Propeller Club, Port of Old Dominion University, click here to view and download the scholarship's criteria.
Rolf Williams Memorial Endowed Scholarship Recipients:
· 2008 – Morgan Elder and Renee Rose
· 2009 – Donald Babcock
· 2010 – Grant Berger
· 2011 – Kelly Rider
· 2012 – Daniel Ranschaert
· 2013 – Jonathan Rivera
· 2014 – Min Lee
· 2015 – Johannah McCullough
· 2016 – Shah Muhammad Saadman Alam
· 2019 – Fangling Zhu and Yujie Wang
The Propeller Club of Norfolk U.S. Merchant Mariner Endowed Scholarship Recipients:
· 2012 – Laura Ancian
· 2013 – Sean Richardson and Jared Lewis
· 2014 – Chandler Ferguson, Jeremy Feldman and Eric Dinkle
· 2015 - Johannah McCullough and Oloukayode Adegbite
· 2016 – Gregory Slominski
· 2019– Patrick Mcgowan