Fish­eries high school grad schol­ar­ship

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The Depart­ment of Fish­eries and Aqua­cul­ture is now ac­cept­ing ap­pli­ca­tions for its annual high school schol­ar­ship.

This schol­ar­ship of­fers $1,000 to a grad­u­at­ing high school stu­dent in New­found­land and Labrador. This stu­dent must be en­ter­ing post-sec­ondary stud­ies and best demon­strate knowl­edge of the prov­ince’s fish­ing or aqua­cul­ture in­dus­tries.

Stu­dents must sub­mit a 2,500-word es­say to en­ter. As well, aca­demic stand­ing and ex­tracur­ric­u­lar ac­tiv­i­ties will be ex­am­ined.

Provin­cial high school stu­dents, who grad­u­ate in June 2012 and are pur­su­ing post-sec­ondary stud­ies in the 2012-13 aca­demic year, are wel­come to ap­ply for this schol­ar­ship.

Each ap­pli­cant should out­line their com­mu­nity and ex­tracur­ric­u­lar ac­tiv­i­ties in the com­pleted ap­pli­ca­tion and in­clude a let­ter of ref­er­ence, along with their es­say sub­mis­sion.

Ap­pli­ca­tions should be re­ceived or post­marked be­fore 4 p.m., June 29 at the fol­low­ing ad­dress: Schol­ar­ship Ap­pli­ca­tion Com­mit­tee, c/o Com­mu­ni­ca­tions Di­vi­sion Depart­ment of Fish­eries and Aqua­cul­ture, 30 Straw­berry Marsh Road, Box 8700, St. John’s, A1B 4J6. A copy of the ap­pli­ca­tion can be found at ‘ http://www.fishaq.gov.nl.ca/forms/schol­ar­ship_ap­pli­ca­tion.pdf.

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