Scholarships and Travel Awards

Students

North Central Division of the American Fisheries Society (NCD)

**NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS! – Joan Duffy Student Travel Award

Each chapter of the NCD provides travel awards to student members to attend the annual Midwest Fish and Wildlife conference.

Who can apply: Students currently enrolled in Minnesota colleges and universities.

Award purpose: To assist a student who might not otherwise be able to travel to the Midwest Fish and Wildlife Conference in Cleveland, Ohio January 27-30, 2019.

Award: A single $400 grant ($200 from MN AFS matched by $200 from NCD).

How to apply: Submit a completed 1. Student Application and 2. Faculty Adivsor Recommendation using the online forms OR email a completed PDF application to pgafs2012@gmail.com.

Due date: No later than midnight on December 5, 2018.

Submission requirementsThe application consists of a Student Application and a Faculty Adivsor Recommendation.  Both parts must be completed and submitted to be eligible for this award.

Applications will be evaluated base on AFS involvement, reasons for attending the conference, and financial need.   Applicants will be notified of their selection in early January 2019.

**Application

Part 1. Student Application – Online Form – Joan Duffy Student Travel Award

Part 2. Faculty Advisor Recommendation – Online Form – Joan Duffy Student Travel Award

PDF ApplicationJoan Duffy Student Travel Award – Application – PDF

Additional information:

NCD – Joan Duffy Student Travel Award Information

Midwest Fish and Wildlife Conference Information

Walleye Technical Committee (WTC) Award

The WTC provides an annual travel award for a student presenting research of interest to the committee at the Midwest Fish and Wildlife Conference. Awards are $100 from the WTC and may include matching funds from the winner’s state chapter. Deadlines for applications are August 31.

Sander Award Information

Janice Lee Fenske Memorial Award

The Janice Lee Fenske Memorial Award was created to recognize undergraduate and graduate students for their achievements in fisheries or wildlife management at the Midwest Fish and Wildlife Conference.

NCD – Janice Lee Fenske Memorial Award


AFS

John E. Skinner Memorial Fund

The fund provides monetary travel awards for deserving graduate students or exceptional undergraduate students to attend the AFS annual meeting. Any student who is active in fisheries or related aquatic disciplines is eligible to apply.

AFS – John E. Skinner Memorial Fund


Professionals

AFS

Young Professional Travel Award

The award is designed to promote meeting attendance of young professionals who have made substantial contributions to the field through continued education, outreach and AFS service. The award provides up to $850 in travel support and a 1 year membership to AFS.

AFS – Young Professional Travel Award