North Central Division of the American Fisheries Society (NCD)
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Due date: No later than midnight on December 5, 2018.
Submission requirements: The 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: The application period has now closed. We are no longer accepting applications.
Part 1. Student Application – Online Form – Joan Duffy Student Travel Award
Part 2. Faculty Advisor Recommendation – Online Form – Joan Duffy Student Travel Award
PDF Application: Joan Duffy Student Travel Award – Application – PDF
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.
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.
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.
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.