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IPHC-2022-MR-014 IPHC Merit Scholarship 2022 – Recipient

11 August 2022

SEATTLE – The International Pacific Halibut Commission (IPHC) is very pleased to announce that Ms Lucy Hankins of Seward, Alaska, has been awarded the 2022 IPHC Merit Scholarship.

Ms Hankins is attending Utah State University to undertake a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in aviation technology, and we wish her well in her studies.

We would also like to thank the IPHC Merit Scholarship Panel who had a very difficult task separating an outstanding applicant pool.

  • Robert Alverson (Commissioner USA)
  • Peter DeGreef (Commissioner Canada)
  • Patrick DePoe
  • Angel Drobnica
  • Christa Rusel

Background: The IPHC Merit Scholarship was established to provide educational assistance to students from Canada and the U.S.A., who are connected to the Pacific halibut fishery and its industry. The US$4,000 scholarships are renewable annually for the normal four-year period of undergraduate education, subject to maintenance of satisfactory academic performance. A single new scholarship is awarded every two years.

Profiles of previous recipients may be viewed on the IPHC website:

For further information please contact the IPHC Secretariat at or 206.634.1838.

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


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