Educational Opportunities

2019-2020 US Pacific Territories Fishery Capacity-Building Scholarship Announcement, Applications due March 1, 2019

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 2019-2020 academic year. These scholarships support the aspiration of American Samoa, Guam and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) to build their capacity to effectively manage their fisheries and related resources through employment of their own people. These scholarships 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 (FAFSA) 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 Island Fisheries Science Center. For further details, please contact Sylvia Spalding at info.wpcouncil@noaa.gov or phone (808) 522-8220.

Upcoming Events

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7:30 am Council Coordination Committee M...
Council Coordination Committee M...
May 18 @ 7:30 am – May 20 @ 11:00 am
*Not hosted by WPRFMC Date: May 18-20, 2021          Time: 7:30 am to 11:00 am Location: Web Conference FR Notice To learn more, visit Fisherycouncils.org.
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all-day Marine Fisheries Advisory Commit...
Marine Fisheries Advisory Commit...
May 25 – May 27 all-day
*Not hosted by WPRFMC Date: May 25-27, 2021          Time: 6:00 am to 11:00 am HST Location: Web Conference To learn more about the meeting, click here.
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8
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6:00 pm American Samoa Archipelago FEP A...
American Samoa Archipelago FEP A...
Jun 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Date: June 8, 2021           Time: 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm SST Location: Web Conference
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1:00 pm Non-Commercial Fishery Advisory ...
Non-Commercial Fishery Advisory ...
Jun 9 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Date: June 9, 2021          Time: 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm Location: Web Conference