It is the intent of the APICDA Board of Directors that this grant award be used in a manner that will encourage and foster the education of students with regard to the fisheries located adjacent to our shores. The funds may be directed toward fishery conservation or management education, development of vocational programs, special projects, or any educational activity that enhances the awareness of students regarding the fishing industry. Each year APICDA offers a school grant in the amount of $12,000 to one school in each community.
The deadline to close out existing school grants is August 31st. The application deadline for the current school grant is November 30th.