Marine Careers

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 has been a supporter of the Leeuwin Ocean Adventure Foundation for many years because of a shared ambition to play a positive role in the lives of young members of our community and to help them fulfil their opportunities and potential.

This Woodside Scholarship is aimed at young people aged 14-25, who reside in WA and are interested in a career in the marine environment or the maritime industry.

The scholarship covers up to $1,500, leaving $800 (minimum) to be covered by the applicant or other sponsors for the complete voyage fare of $2,300. The cost of transport to and from the ship is not included in the voyage/scholarship amount.



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.

2018 Woodside Cadets

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.