2021 Roger Rottman Scholarships Awarded

The Roger Rottmann Memorial Scholarship was established in memory of Roger Rottmann, a founding member of the Florida Chapter and one of the first fisheries biologists hired by the State of Florida University System. Roger conducted fisheries and aquaculture research for more than 20 years at the University of Florida, producing numerous scientific journal and outreach publications and videos. This scholarship recognizes outstanding students enrolled in Florida universities and colleges. Two scholarships are awarded each year: one at the Masters level and one at the PhD level. This year, we had 8 applicants from UF, FAU, and UCF. For scholarship details, see here

The 2021 scholarship recipients are:

PhD: Lauren Kleiman, Florida Atlantic University, Charles E. Schmidt College of Science, Integrative Biology

MS: Taylor Dluzniewski, University of Florida, School of Forest, Fisheries, and Geomatics Sciences, Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences Program

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