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Steamship Mutual support bachelor degree in Nautical Science

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Published: October 05, 2023

To promote a career at sea, Steamship Mutual Europe provide scholarship support

The CEO of Steamship Mutual Underwriting Association (Europe) Ltd, Mr Rupert Harris and the Executive Director of Cyprus Maritime Academy, Mr Nicholas Kythraiotis,  signed a Memorandum of Understanding on the 31st of August, offering a Scholarship in respect of the Academy’s "Bachelor Degree in Nautical Science".  To promote a career at sea, Steamship Mutual Europe will provide a scholarship towards the tuition fees for an ambitious student during their four year degree course. This initiative aims to support the Cyprus maritime community and the education of students who are looking to pursue a career in the maritime industry and contribute to the sector's growth.

Rupert Harris, CEO of Steamship Mutual Europe, stated:

The Cyprus Maritime Academy provides an incredible opportunity for students to gain a university degree, during which they will also spend significant time at sea. This allows students to develop both their academic and practical skills, making them attractive employees for shipping companies upon graduation. As part of Cyprus’s growing maritime cluster, Steamship Mutual is proud to provide a means-tested scholarship to support a student who aspires to a life at sea.’’

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