The Michigan boating industry is a strong and vibrant industry, contributing approximately $3.9 billion to the Michigan economy. Michigan's retail marine businesses can provide a bright future for graduates who would like to make a career in one of the many business segments of the industry. The Recreational Boating Industries Educational Foundation and the Michigan Boating Industries Association welcome you to apply for a scholarship in one of Michigan's great industries.
What types of marine careers are available?
- Marketing...advertising, promotions, retail sales, management, product distribution, etc.
- Service...product repair, warranty, parts distribution, etc.
- Facilities...marina management, facility design construction, etc.
- Manufacturing...naval architecture, production, sales representatives, etc.
What types of scholarships are available?
The foundation will make scholarships available to students enrolled at any accredited university or college. The amount of the awards varies based on their needs and qualifications.
When are the applications due?
Applications are due at the RBIEF office no later than March 15th for the fall semester of the coming school year.
We welcome you to pursue a marine career in the exciting Michigan boating industry by applying for an educational scholarship.
If you have additional questions, please contact:
Recreational Boating Industries Educational Foundation (RBIEF)
C/o Michigan Boating Industries Association
32398 Five Mile Road
Livonia, MI 48154-6109
Donna Needham: Phone: 734.261.0123, ext. 201 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Support the industry by contributing your tax-deductible gift today!
Send your personal check made out to RBIEF to the address above to donate.
... And Thank you in advance for contributing to the industry.