J. Frances Allen Scholarship Award

American Fisheries Society


Grant amount: US $2,500

Anticipated deadline: Apr 1, 2019

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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Overview:

The American Fisheries Society (AFS) is pleased to announce that applications are being accepted until April 1, 2016, for the J Frances Allen Scholarship for a female doctoral fisheries student. 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.

Eligibility:

  • 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
    • 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. Must be an AFS member as of December 31 the year before applying.