George Burlew Scholarship Grant

Manasquan River Marlin & Tuna Club


Grant amount: US $1,000 - US $2,500

Next anticipated deadline: Oct 15, 2018

Later anticipated deadlines: Apr 15, 2019

Applicant type: Graduate Student

Funding uses: Scholarship

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: Anywhere in the world

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Overview:

The Manasquan River Marlin & Tuna Club is a 501(c)(7) nonprofit, members only, sport fishing and conservation club, founded in 1936 and based out of Manasquan Inlet, NJ. With over 225 members, the MRMTC hosts numerous fishing tournaments and social events that promote our passion for fishing and help raise money to support the clubs philanthropic endeavors that include our George Burlew Scholarship, reef building efforts and support of numerous legislative and fisheries issues. We are a group of avid fishermen that spend countless hours at sea honing our skills and teaching the future generations about the age old family tradition of fishing.

George Burlew Scholarship

The George Burlew Scholarship Grant was first awarded in June 1979 in honor of Captain George Burlew, who was a Club member and a pioneer of sport fishing on and out of the Manasquan River. Captain Burlew was a well known fishing guide and a long time owner of Burlew’s Anchorage in Manasquan. Durning it’s early inception, this grant was awarded to high school students as well as college students. Today, the scholarship is only awarded to full of part time Graduate Students pursuing Marine related studies.

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

Eligibility:

  • Applicants must be Graduate Students pursuing marine related studies
  • Applicants must be of full or part time student status