Undergraduate & Graduate Grant Program

Anacortes Salmon Derby

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Grant amount: US $1,000 - US $10,000

Anticipated deadline: May 1, 2020

Applicant type: Graduate Student Undergraduate Student

Funding uses: Research

Location of project: Canada, Alaska, California, Oregon, Washington

Location of residency: Anywhere in the world

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About this funder:



The Anacortes Salmon Derby in concert with the Fidalgo - San Juan Island Chapter, Puget Sound Anglers is pleased to offer annual grant opportunities to qualifying college undergraduate and graduate students.

As a Pacific Northwest sport fishing organization, we support undergraduate or graduate research on recreationally important fish species or groups in order to maintain and protect our region’s resources for this and future generations of sportsmen. Our emphasis is on the ecology, recovery and management of west coast finfish, with particular attention to salmonids and other select marine species. We will be looking for students wishing to continue their education in fisheries, with an emphasis in fish management.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.


  • Students must be outstanding undergraduate or graduate applicants, enrolled on a substantially full-time basis.
  • Students must be pursuing a major field of study closely related to Fisheries Biology or Fisheries Management.


  • Preference will be given to students:
    • who have exhausted previous funding, and/or
    • have completed a rough draft of their thesis and may complete it within one year; and/or
    • are specifically researching salmonids or Pacific Northwest marine finfish.