Two collegians receive Robert Allan Memorial Scholarships

(VANCOUVER, British Columbia) — The trustees of the Robert Allan Memorial Scholarship Trust and Robert Allan Ltd. have announced the award of two scholarships for the 2023/2024 academic year.

Awards have been made to Samuel Shanks of Port Alberni, British Columbia, and Zachary Greenham of St. John’s, Newfoundland. They were chosen from a large slate of exceptionally well-qualified candidates.

Shanks is a second-year mechanical engineering student at the University of Victoria, focused on a career in marine engineering. Throughout high school and college, he has gained considerable experience working in various aspects of the marine world.

Samuel Shanks and Zachary Greenham

Greenham is a fourth-year naval architecture student at Memorial University. He also brings to his studies a strong background of personal experience working in the commercial marine industry.

The Robert Allan Memorial Scholarship was created in 1981 by a bequest of the late Robert F. Allan and has been awarded every year since to deserving Canadian students of naval architecture or marine engineering.

Information on the criteria for acceptance and for applications can be found here.

– Robert Allan Ltd.

By Professional Mariner Staff