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IPHC News Release 2018-004 IPHC Solicits Applications for the IPHC Merit Scholarship

6 March 2018

INTERNATIONAL PACIFIC HALIBUT COMMISSION SOLICITS APPLICATIONS FOR THE IPHC MERIT SCHOLARSHIP

The International Pacific Halibut Commission funds several Merit Scholarships to support university, technical college, and other post-secondary education. The scholarship fund has been established to assist the further education of Canadian and U.S. students connected to the Pacific halibut fishery and its industry. Generally, a single new scholarship valued at US$4000 per year is awarded every two years. The scholarships are renewable annually for the normal four-year period of undergraduate education, subject to maintenance of satisfactory academic performance. A committee of industry and Commission representatives reviews applications and determines recipients based on academic qualifications, career goals, and relationship to the Pacific halibut industry.

The scholarship for 2018 will be available for educational entrance or continuation in fall of 2018. Additional questions can be directed to Kelly Chapman (206) 634-1838 ext. 7661; secretariat@iphc.int.

Applications are available through the Commission offices or on the Commission’s website at: Applications must be received by 30 June 2018 and emailed to: secretariat@iphc.int

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David T. Wilson, Ph.D.
Executive Director, IPHC
Phone: (206) 634-1838
Fax: (206) 632-2983
Web: www.iphc.int


Document Title PDF Link Report # Year Date Published
IPHC-2018-NR004 2018-004 International Pacific Halibut Commission Solicits Applications for the IPHC Merit Scholarship

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04 2018 6 March 2018