Education Fund

William J. Torpey Memorial Scholarship Fund

Founded in 2008, the Propeller Club of the United States- Port of Narragansett Bays Educational Fund was founded to assist students who are pursuing careers related to the Maritime Industry and that support The Propeller Club’s Purpose, “To promote, further and support an American Merchant Marine, to aid the development of river, Great Lakes and harbor improvements, and to maintain a program of public relations, education and good will among exporters and importers and the public in general.”  


The William J. Torpey Memorial Scholarship period is OPEN NOW through 11:59pm EST on March 15th! All students in fields related to the maritime industry and promotion of the merchant marine are encouraged to apply. Please submit the scholarship application below in addition to a membership application (membership is free for students). Directions for submission are on the applications. We look forward to rewarding the hard work of those in the upcoming maritime careers generation!

Click here to download the Scholarship Form.