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The Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC awards up to four scholarship grants annually, each with a value of up to $1,500.

Scholarships are available to students enrolled in a fish culture or natural resource management program within a recognized post-secondary educational institution in British Columbia.

To be eligible, applicants must have completed at least their first year of postsecondary studies and plan to continue as a student, with the intent of establishing a career in B.C. in one of the following fields: fish culture; recreational fisheries management; fisheries enhancement, conservation and/or research. 

Funds are awarded as a tuition credit for the fall term upon proof of full time enrollment. Previous recipients are not eligible to reapply.

How to apply for a scholarship

Interested applicants may submit a short essay or an audio-visual presentation that outlines:

1) your career aspirations,

2) how your past experience, interests and chosen educational program will benefit B.C.’s freshwater recreational fisheries upon your graduation, and

3) an environmental issue in B.C. that’s important to you and the reason why.

Applications are typically accepted between mid-March and May 31.

Visit our Career Centre site to see if we are accepting applications and for more information.