Massachusetts Maritime Academy Announces PSEG Scholarships for Incoming Freshmen from New Jersey

A total of $37,500 in scholarships to be awarded this fall
BUZZARDS BAY, MA, ISSUED JANUARY 29, 2024… Massachusetts Maritime Academy (MMA), a top- ranked public university with undergraduate degree programs focusing on science, engineering, technology, math, and business that blend academics and experiential learning, today announced the availability of scholarships thanks to the Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. Foundation (PSEG Foundation).
Five scholarships of $7,500 each will be awarded for the fall 2024 semester to incoming freshmen who are New Jersey residents. Scholarship recipients must meet the educational and test criteria standards set by the MMA admissions committee and the state of Massachusetts and demonstrate financial need. Priority will be given to students from underrepresented groups.
PSEG is a diversified energy company headquartered in Newark, N.J., with a strong commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace, a pledge that dovetails with the mission of the Academy’s Captain Paul Cuffee Center for Inclusion to prioritize inclusivity in all campus aspects.
“These scholarships will help incoming MMA freshmen from New Jersey interested in a career in the maritime, engineering or related science, technology and mathematics industries,” said Rear Admiral Francis X. McDonald, USMS, president of the Massachusetts Maritime Academy. “We are grateful to the PSEG Foundation, which shares the Academy’s dedication to inclusivity and diversity, and its focus on a strong undergraduate educational foundation in the STEM fields.”
“We are pleased to fund the Massachusetts Maritime Academy’s scholarship program that will offer talented students from New Jersey the opportunity to attend the Academy,” said Calvin Ledford Jr., PSEG Foundation president and director, corporate social responsibility.  “At PSEG Foundation, we believe in the transformative power of education.  Supporting bright minds on a local level aligns seamlessly with our promise to foster diversity and excellence in STEM fields.  We believe in the potential of every individual and are committed to ensuring that everyone, regardless of background, has access to quality education.  Every person deserves the chance to shine and succeed.”
The PSEG Foundation prioritizes investments in promoting environmental sustainability, social justice, and equity and economic empowerment.
Massachusetts Maritime Academy operates on a rolling admissions basis for both fall and spring terms. For more information or to apply to the Academy, please visit apply.

About Massachusetts Maritime Academy (MMA): MMA is a fully accredited, four-year, co- educational state university offering Bachelor and Master of Science degrees that are highly regarded in the worldwide maritime industry and beyond. For more than 100 years, MMA has prepared women and men for exciting and rewarding careers on land and sea. As the nation’s finest co-ed maritime college, MMA challenges students to succeed by balancing a unique regimented lifestyle with a typical four-year college environment. Located at the mouth of the scenic Cape Cod Canal, Massachusetts Maritime Academy is the ideal college to pursue the love for the ocean, concern for the environment, interest in math and science, and a thirst for adventure. Follow MMA on FB:  @massmaritime, @MassMaritime.Advancement; IG: @massmaritime, @mmacademyalumni; Twitter: @MMAadmissions, @MMAcademyAlumni; YouTube: Massachusetts Maritime Academy.