J. Frances Allen Scholarship Award

American Fisheries Society

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Grant amount: US $2,500

Deadline: Apr 1, 2020

Applicant type: PhD Student

Funding uses: Scholarship, Research

Membership: Applicants must be a member of this organization to apply. Become a member.

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: Anywhere in the world

Gender restriction: Female

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The J Frances Allen Scholarship was established in 1986 to honor Allen, who pioneered women’s involvement in the AFS and in the field of fisheries.

The scholarship fund was established with the intent of encouraging women to become fisheries professionals.  There are no restrictions on the use of the funds.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.


  • The qualified applicant must be a female PhD student.
  • The applicant must be conducting aquatic research in line with AFS objectives, which include “all branches of fisheries science, including but not limited to aquatic biology, engineering, fish culture, limnology, oceanography, and sociology”.
  • Typically, this award is given to a student who has completed preliminary exams.

You must be a member of this organization to apply for this award - become a member. Applicant must be an AFS member as of December 31, 2018.