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About Us

Legacy Scholarship

The T.Buck Suzuki Foundation is pleased to announce the Buck Suzuki Legacy Scholarshisp. We will be offering several annual scholarships of $1000 starting for the 2016-2017 academic year, open to students studying disciplines relevant to the work of the foundation. In addition to this funding, the successful applicant will be connected with a mentor from the T.Buck Suzuki Foundation to help with guidance through their academic endeavours. 

Application Requirements:

  • Please provide a letter outlining what challenges you are most concerned with and how your studies may help create a better future.
  • This letter should be no more than four pages.

Criteria

Eligible candidates must:

  • Show that at least one parent is employed in the BC fishing industry, or is a member of Unifor (the fisherman’s union UFAWU is part of Unifor).
  • Be enrolled in or entering an undergraduate or graduate program with a focus in marine biology, marine ecology, fish biology, fisheries science, social justice, community health sciences, or natural resource management in a Canadian institution.
  • Describe their relationship to the fishing community and / or fish habitat protection.

Eligible candidates may also provide:

  • Letters of reference
  • High school or university transcripts
  • Demonstrate academic achievement, creative accomplishment, community service and leadership.
  • A list of accomplishments (awards, presentations, publications, work experience, public service, etc.)

Please submit all scholarship application materials electronically to allison@bucksuzuki.org by July 15, 2016. If you prefer to print hard copies, please send to:

Attn: Allison Stocks

TBuck Suzuki Foundation

90-425 Carrall Street

Vancouver, BC  V6B 6E3

 

Deadline: We welcome applications on a rolling basis. Applications will be reviewed by the scholarship committee before the start of each academic term.