T Buck Suzuki: Legacy Bursary

Originally posted at bucksuzuki.org.

Legacy Bursary

The T.Buck Suzuki Foundation is opening applications for their annual Buck Suzuki Legacy Bursary. They are offering a bursary of $1000, open to students in any fisheries or marine related studies (including undergraduate, graduate, and trade studies).

Deadline: June 15, 2019

Application Requirements

Please provide a letter or video (max. 3 pages or 5 minutes) addressing the following questions:

  • In your opinion, what is the greatest challenge facing youth today?
  • How may your studies help to build a brighter future?
  • Please describe your relationship to the ocean or marine community:
    • How do you interact with the marine environment?
    • If applicable, detail family employment in the marine sectors and/or any connection to marine industries


  • Eligible candidates must be enrolled in a marine-related undergraduate, graduate, or trade program in a Canadian institution.
    • Some examples include: marine trades, shipwright, vessel master, marine biology or ecology, fisheries science, social justice, community health sciences, or natural resource management.
  • Preference will be given to students with family connection to the marine sectors
  • Supporting documents are encouraged, any including:
    • Letters of reference
    • high school or university transcripts
    • a list of accomplishments including awards, presentations, publications, work experience, public service, etc.

Please submit all bursary application materials to kiera@bucksuzuki.org by June 15, 2019.

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