2020-2021 US Pacific Territories Fishery Capacity-Building Scholarship Announcement, Applications due March 2, 2020

Educational Opportunities, News and Updates

The Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council and its Education Committee members are pleased to announce the availability of up to three undergraduate or graduate scholarships for the 2020-2021 academic year. These scholarships support the aspiration of American Samoa, Guam and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands to build their capacity to effectively manage their fisheries and related resources through employment of their own people. Students with strong ties to these territories are eligible for scholarships that cover the cost of tuition and fees and some living expenses. However, for undergraduates, there is an expectation that the Free Application for Federal Student Aid will be completed early and Pell grants obtained so the relevant university’s Financial Aid Office can determine the amount of aid needed. Click here for more information and a complete scholarship application. Funding for the scholarships comes in part from the NOAA Fisheries Pacific Islands Regional Office and Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center. For further details, please contact Amy Vandehey at info@wpcouncil.org or phone (808) 522-8220.

Upcoming Events

Mar
3
Wed
1:00 pm Pelagics Fishery Ecosystem Plan ...
Pelagics Fishery Ecosystem Plan ...
Mar 3 @ 1:00 pm – Mar 4 @ 5:00 pm
Date: March 3-4, 2021          Time: 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm Location: Web Conference via WebEx Audio and visual portions of the web conference can be accessed at: https://wprfmc.webex.com/​wprfmc/​onstage/​g.php?​MTID=​e53c7bdfe796d5380156b9f81841ef272. Event number (if[...]
Mar
10
Wed
1:00 pm Non-Commercial Fishery Advisory ...
Non-Commercial Fishery Advisory ...
Mar 10 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Date: March 10, 2021           Time: 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm Location: Web Conference Audio and visual portions of the web conference can be accessed at: https://wprfmc.webex.com/wprfmc/onstage/g.php?MTID=eff800a82f4c4be2d99f3872ec70ec378. Event number: 177 935 5686.[...]
5:00 pm American Samoa Advisory Panel
American Samoa Advisory Panel
Mar 10 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Date: Mar. 10, 2021          Time: 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm AST Location: American Samoa Audio and visual portions of the web conference can be accessed at: https://wprfmc.webex.com/wprfmc/onstage/g.php?MTID=e5c2a2a6b92afa959898a3934fb1e2ee1. Event number: 177 817[...]
10:30 pm Guam Advisory Panel Meeting
Guam Advisory Panel Meeting
Mar 10 @ 10:30 pm – 12:30 am
Date: March 11, 2021          Time: 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm Location: Guam Audio and visual portions of the web conference can be accessed at: https://wprfmc.webex.com/wprfmc/onstage/g.php?MTID=e6c100b75b00bf1ac48a107ce35696905. Event number: 177 656 5082. Event[...]