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REF NO.: 160

SUBJECT: Marine Institute hosts spring presentation of scholarships and awards

DATE: March 22,2011

Media Advisory:
The Fisheries and Marine Institute (MI) of Memorial University hosts its annual spring presentation of scholarships and awards on Thursday, March 24 at 12 p.m.  
The ceremony will take place in Hampton Hall at the Marine Institute’s Ridge Road. campus in St. John’s.
Members of the media are invited to attend.
Speakers at the event include Glenn Blackwood, executive director, MI; and Dr. Evan Simpson, vice president (academic), Memorial University. Dr. Peter Fisher, head, academic and student affairs, Marine Institute, will present the scholarships.
More than 20 scholarships will be presented to close to 30 MI students during the ceremony, including four scholarships that are being awarded for the first time.
Included in this group are the Dr. Aidan Maloney Scholarship in Fisheries (Resource Management); the Cory Eddy Memorial Scholarship; the ESRI Canada GIS Scholarship; and the Rose Hatfield Healthy Living Bursary.

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For more information, please contact Darcy MacRae, Public Relations and Communications Officer, Fisheries and Marine Institute, at (709) 778-0677, (709) 687-2205 and Darcy.MacRae@mi.mun.ca.

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