This scholarship program is designed to assist with the cost of the Marine Service Technology course taught by the Impact Institute. The program will offer two scholarships of $750 each to a high school junior or senior enrolling in the two-year course.
The Marine Service Technology course through the Impact Institute is organized to provide classroom and lab experiences to prepare students for employment in the boating industry. Students completing the two-year program will earn their Marine Industry (MIC) Certification. Instruction covers many facets of the industry including outboard and sterndrive engine repair, repair and testing of sterndrive lower units, steering mechanisms, hull repair and detailing, trailer adjustments, winterizing of engines, boat handling and safety of operation, troubleshooting mechanical and electrical problems, customer relations, EFI troubleshooting and more. Students are eligible to earn entry level certifications from Mercury Marine and other boating industry brands.
Criteria is as follows:
- The student must be a high school junior or senior in good academic standing within the Indiana districts of: Noble County, Lagrange County, Steuben County, Dekalb County, or Whitley County.
- Must be in good academic standing; submission of official transcript required.
- Enrolling in the Marine Service Technology course taught by the Impact Institute
Application and materials due: April 29, 2022
To apply, students must submit their completed application, essay and transcript, by midnight on April 29, 2022, via email or mail to:
[email protected] OR Mercury Racing
N7480 County Road UU
Fond du Lac, WI 54937