Memorial Scholarships

The Seattle Fishermen's Memorial is a charitable organization devoted to promoting safety in the fishing fleets and easing the emotional struggles and financial burden of education for surviving family members of fishermen lost at sea.

The memorial has established two scholarship programs:

The Memorial Fund Scholarship provides scholarships to the surviving members of fishermen lost at sea. To apply for a memorial fund scholarship, please click here.

The Gunnar Ildhuso Memorial Scholarship provides support to those in the fishing industry seeking to improve their maritime skills, qualifications, or safety credentials. To apply for the Gunnar Ildhuso memorial scholarship, please click here.


Scholarship Recipients

Current scholarship recipient, Savannah Boehlke, shares how the Seattle Fishermen’s Memorial Scholarship has impacted her life.