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Students must be New Bedford residents, currently enrolled in the 9th grade, in good academic standing  and whose families qualify as low-income to be eligible for the program. As part of the application process, Apprentices will submit a signed Income Verification Form, as required by our funders.


Application Process

  • Application forms are available below, at the Museum’s front desk or at your school.
  • Completed forms and a copy of your most recent report card can be submitted to: Phoebe Magee, Manager of Young Adult Programs at the New Bedford Whaling Museum, Jillian Hurd at New Bedford High School, the Guidance Office at Greater New Bedford Regional Vocational Technical High School, or the College and Career Advisor at New Bedford Global Learning Charter School.
  • Potential candidates will be invited to the Museum for an interview.


Applications are accepted on a rolling basis with a priority deadline of Friday, April 24.

In addition to the print version, there is also an option for applicants to complete an online form.

2020 Online Application Form

2020 Apprenticeship Application Forms (downloadable pdf)



Please contact Phoebe Magee, Manager of Young Adult Programs
(508) 997-0046 x187


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