Scholarships

The Carlton Simons Scholarship

The Carlton Simons Scholarship is named for our long time member and Treasurer and is presented each year in May at the National Transportation Week Banquet.   Any student who is interested in pursuing a career in the transportation & logistics industry or is a family member of a current or past member of the transportation & logistics community may submit an application for consideration (submission instructions included in the attached application).  Past scholarships have been awarded in the amount of 3500usd.  An application is enclosed for potential candidates.

2016 NTW Scholarship Application

 

The Gitta Wombwell Scholarship

The Gitta Wombwell Scholarship is awarded in honor of a fixture in the  Propeller Club and indeed, the entire Charleston Waterfront.   Few individuals have contributed as much to the success of our Community.  Gitta has been a member of the Propeller Club of Charleston for more than 20 years, serving as Port Secretary from 1997 to 2005, First Vice President from 2006-2008 and she currently serves as Secretary for the Charleston Club and as a Director for the International Propeller Club.  Gitta proudly presided as the first woman President of the Propeller Club Port of Charleston from 2008-2010.  She was previously selected as 2001 Member of the Year in the Southeast Region, earned recognition as the region’s Maritime Person of the Year in 2010 and was selected as the International Propeller Club’s Member of the Year in 2013.  In addition to her contributions to the Propeller Club, she has been active throughout the maritime community in Charleston, and in 2012 was awarded the Beacon Award by the Maritime Association of South Carolina.

2016-gitta-wombwell-propeller-club-scholarship-application

 

The College of Charleston Rotterdam Scholarship

The College of Charleston Rotterdam Scholarship is awarded each year to a deserving student in the CofC Logistics and Transportation Program to assist with the cost of the annual trip to Rotterdam. The recipient of the 2013 $1,200usd scholarship was Randy Blankenship.