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IPHC Media Release 2020-009 Solicitation for the 2020 IPHC Merit Scholarship

05 May 2020

SEATTLE – The International Pacific Halibut Commission (IPHC) 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.A. 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 2020 will be available for educational entrance or continuation in fall of 2020. For further information please contact the IPHC Secretariat at or 206.634.1838.

Applications are available on the Commission’s website at:

Applications must be received by 30 June 2020 and emailed to:

IPHC Secretariat
International Pacific Halibut Commission
2320 W. Commodore Way, Suite 300
Seattle, WA 98199-1287
206-634-1838 |


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