To apply for the Memorial Fund Scholarship, please complete the online application form. A board member will be in touch after we receive the application.
The Seattle Fishermen's Memorial Board established an educational scholarship fund in 1999 for the purpose of providing educational scholarships to eligible family members and other dependents who have suffered the tragedy of losing their loved ones to the sea. The Board's hope is that the scholarships will lessen the financial burden on these families and dependents who may not otherwise achieve their educational goals.
Eligibility for awards of Memorial Fund Scholarships shall be contingent on satisfying the following eligibility criteria:
Satisfaction of these basic criteria does not entitle an applicant to an award of a Memorial Fund Scholarship. These criteria are for the purposes of determining eligibility only. Financial dependence and financial need shall be determined at the sole discretion of the Board.
The number of Memorial Fund Scholarships to be awarded semi-annually and the amount of funds to be awarded from the Scholarship Fund shall be determined at the sole discretion of the Board. The following limitations shall apply to awards of Memorial Fund Scholarships:
Application deadline for 2023-2024 school year: June 2, 2022
Award date for 2023-2024 school year: July 28, 2023
Application deadline for mid-year programs beginning from January 2024 until July 2024: October 27, 2023
Award date for mid-year programs: December 15, 2023
If you have any questions about the scholarship application process please email us and a member of the scholarship committee will get back to you.