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Southern Kingfish Association & Eastern Shore Anglers Scholarships

Southern Kingfish Association

Scholarship Name: Fisheries and Marine Sciences Scholarship
Description: The Southern Kingfish Association – sport fishing’s largest saltwater tournament trail – offers a scholarship program to students that gives free college money for doing they would probably be doing anyway. It’s all about angling! This sport fishing scholarships encourages junior anglers – fisherman below the age of 16 – can compete on the tournament trail for the Mercury Junior Anglers Scholarship. As they fish with their respective captains, they are also trying to get $500 for being the top angler in the tournament. Only angling that occurs at SKA-sanctioned events qualifies for the scholarship, and the captain must sign off on all catches to make them official. The Southern Kingfish Association has already given away $24,000 though this competition.
Award: $500
Awards per Year: One
Award is Open to: High School Students, Junior High School Students
Major/Field of Study: Fisheries and Marine Science
How to Apply/Contact: You don’t really need to apply to the Mercury Junior Anglers Scholarship as you would a more traditional scholarship. Junior anglers who are competing will automatically be considered if they are the top angler! For more information about the tournament trail, please visit the Southern Kingfish Association website.
See Also: Fishing Scholarships, Scholarships for Young People


Eastern Shore Anglers Club

Scholarship Name: Fisheries and Marine Sciences Scholarship
Description: This modest scholarships was established by the Eastern Shore Anglers Club to recognize a student in financial need attending Eastern Shore Community College. Students should be currently enrolled in a full-time degree program, and have a GPA of at least 2.0.  New students can also apply with a GPA of at least 80.
Award: Varies
Awards per Year: One
Award is Open to: Undergraduate Students
Major/Field of Study: Marine Science
How to Apply/Contact: In addition to the admissions process for Eastern Shore Community College, you will also have to fill out the general scholarship application form, which can be found on the Eastern Shore Community College website.
See Also: Fishing Scholarships, Community College Scholarships

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