New Scholarship to Support Students with Ties to US Shrimp Industry

December 1, 2021 Southern Shrimp Alliance

In 2022, SSA will award post-secondary educational scholarships to two students in each of the eight states where the southeastern shrimp industry operates (Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina). The sixteen recipients will receive up to $1,000 towards an area of study of their choice at any post-secondary institution, including trade and vocational schools.

TX Shrimp Industry Eyes Visas; Another 30,000 Seasonal Workers to be Allowed in

The head of the Texas Shrimp Association said it’s unclear how much a Trump administration decision allowing another 30,000 foreign seasonal workers into the United States this year will help the state’s shrimpers.