The Leeuwin Ocean Adventure Foundation offers a range of programs for people who are interested in a career in the Marine Industry. Time on board the STS Leeuwin II will provide you with life, leadership and teamwork skills, which are all a valuable addition to your resume or portfolio for tertiary entrance. It will also demonstrate your commitment to your chosen career.
Woodside Marine Scholarships
Woodside generously provide scholarships to young people aged 14-25 who live in the Perth Metropolitan, Karratha, Broome, Exmouth and Roebourne regions and who are interested in a career in the marine environment or the maritime industry.
Scholarships are valued at $1,500 of the total voyage fare of $2,250. View our application form below.
Woodside Leeuwin Cadetship Scholarship Program
Three of the outstanding Leeuwin Volunteer crew with aspirations for a career at sea, have an opportunity to secure a Woodside Cadetship Scholarship each year.
The Cadetships are a unique combination of fully funded study, on-the-job training and opportunities for work-experience with maritime operators in Fremantle.
It is designed to enable young people to fulfil their sea service requirements and study at the same time, fully funded!
This will assist with the funding needed to attain:
- Master <24m
- Marine Engine Driver (MED 2)
- STCW95 Certificate of Safety training
- AMSA Certificate of Medical Fitness
- Sea service and oral assessment requirements that will be conducted by the WA Department of Transport
- On-the-job training, relevant work experience and support as required.
Crew Exchange Program
Up to three crew exchanges each year are offered to outstanding crew or volunteer crew for an experience on board another vessel. This opportunity is awarded to those who sail on the STS Leeuwin II and are interested in further developing their personal and professional skills.