PEIFA Scholarship Opportunity

There will be two $1000.00 scholarships awarded to two students from each fishing local for a total of twelve scholarships. Candidates will only be eligible for one local.

Eligibility Requirements:
• Applicants must be related to a member of the Prince Edward Island Fishermen’s Association.
• Applicants must have graduated from a Prince Edward Island high school in June of 2014 and be accepted as first-year students in an accredited post-secondary institution. (Please provide a copy of the acceptance letter from your institution)
• A one page essay must be included with your application on how the inshore fishery of Prince Edward Island is important to you and your community.

• Two scholarships will be awarded to two students from the following locals:
o Eastern Kings Fishermen’s Association
o North Shore Fishermen’s Association
o Western Gulf Fishermen’s Association
o Prince County Fishermen’s Association
o Central Northumberland Fishermen’s Association
o Southern Kings and Queens Fishermen’s Association

• The deadline for submission of applications is 4:30PM on Tuesday, April 1st, 2014.

• Winners will be determined by a draw conducted at a date to be announced by the PEIFA. Winners will be notified by phone and may be required to attend an awards presentation and media event.

For any questions or information regarding the Prince Edward Island Fishermen’s Association Scholarships please contact Stephen LaPierre at (902) 370-3013 or at

Please click on this link to print the scholarship application.