Application Information and Instructions

Alaska Seafood Processing Leadership Institute

The Alaska Seafood Processing Leadership Institute is a program designed to identify and foster individuals who are up and coming leaders in the seafood processing industry. Successful applicants will reside in a community adversely impacted by the downturn of the Alaska salmon industry and have successfully worked in seafood processing. Applicants are strongly encouraged to apply with a mentor, which might be someone from a processing plant or a regional non-profit organization, a person who can provide professional guidance throughout the institute; and a sponsor who can support the required contribution. Successful applicants will be responsible for covering a portion of the travel identified in the program.


To be considered for this program, applicants must answer the application questions completely. Applications are limited to 5 pages. Font may be no smaller than 10 point. Margins must be at least 1 inch on all sides.

Late applications will not be accepted.

Failure to complete any of the planned seminars, work event, or trip will result in disqualification from the Institute.

Final selection of up to 20 applicants will be based on the following criteria:

Application Instructions

Please answer all questions on the application and attach additional sheets if needed (no more than 5 pages total). The Microsoft Word version of the application below can be downloaded and filled out by typing in the gray boxes after each question.

Along with answering the questions on this application, please attach a one-page resume or personal history. Also, please include the names and phone numbers of three people who can comment on your abilities to participate in this program.

Printable Application Form

(pdf) (word)


Applications must be postmarked by 4:00 p.m., Friday, March 3, 2006.

Applicants will be notified of acceptance by March 29, 2006.

Disclaimer: Course occurrence and costs are based on a minimum of 18 students. The Alaska Department of Commerce reserves the right to alter such allocations, including reauthorization of the available funds for other purposes under the Governor’s Alaska Fisheries Revitalization Strategy. This grant application solicitation in no way requires Alaska Department of Commerce to expend or grant any funds for the purposes discussed herein.

For further information or to obtain an application and calendar

Please contact Angela Camos
Alaska Sea Grant Marine Advisory Program
1007 W. 3rd Ave, Ste 100
Anchorage, AK 99501
Phone: (907) 274-9691 • Fax: (907) 277-5242