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Legacy Bursary

The T.Buck Suzuki Foundation is pleased to announce the Buck Suzuki Legacy Bursary. We will be offering several annual bursaries 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.


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 bursary application materials electronically to 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 bursary committee before the start of each academic term.