Please attach a written essay that addresses the following questions: (your personal essay is very important since it will provide the TIFT board with a better understanding of you and your personal goals and objectives)
How many years have you fished or been involved in TIFT? Please describe what TIFT has meant to you and any areas in which you have volunteered your services in past events. Describe your goals for the future and explain why you should be considered for a TIFT scholarship. Give any information about yourself which you feel would assist the selection committee in evaluating your application. Please include any information relevant to marine and ecological interests and include any special needs of your family if you feel they are contributing factors. Also, include any obstacles or difficulties you have overcome. Please indicate if you will be receiving any other scholarships and, if so, please list with names and amounts.
Note: all scholarship recipients must be enrolled full time in an accredited college or technical school in the fall semester of 2018 or scholarship will be forfeited.