The Buck Suzuki Legacy Bursary

Applications have closed for the 2023 Buck Suzuki Legacy Bursary.

Please check back June 2024 when applications will open. 


  • Eligible candidates must be enrolled in a marine-related undergraduate, graduate, or trade program in a Canadian institution
  • Some examples include: marine trades, chef training, shipwright, fish master, marine biology or ecology, fisheries science, social justice, community health sciences, or marine resource management
  • Preference will be given to students with family connections to seafood or the marine sectors

Application Requirements

Please provide a letter or video (max. 3 pages/3 minutes) addressing the following questions:

  • In your opinion, what is the greatest challenge facing our oceans and fisheries today? How will your studies help address these challenges and build a brighter future?
  • Please describe your relationship to the ocean or marine community:
  • How do you interact with the marine environment? 
  • If applicable, detail family employment in the marine sectors and/or any connection to marine industries. 

Supporting documents are encouraged. Please include a letter of reference, transcripts, CV or list of accomplishments including awards, presentations, publications, work experience, public service that you feel would strengthen your application. 

Please email all bursary application materials to hannah(at)bucksuzuki(dot)org by July 31, 2022.

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