John E. Skinner Memorial Fund

American Fisheries Society


Grant amount: Up to US $800

Anticipated deadline: Apr 1, 2018

Applicant type: Undergraduate Student Graduate Student

Funding uses: Conference

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: Anywhere in the world

Must travel to: New Jersey

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Overview:

The John E. Skinner Memorial Fund was established in memory of John Skinner, former California-Nevada Chapter and Western Division AFS President. The fund provides monetary travel awards for deserving graduate students or exceptional undergraduate students to attend the AFS annual meeting. The 2018 meeting will be held in Atlantic City, New Jersey, August 19-23.

Travel support (up to $800 per award) will be made available to successful applicants. Award winners will also receive a one year paid membership to the American Fisheries Society.

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

Eligibility:

  • Any student who is active in fisheries or related aquatic disciplines, and has not previously won a full Skinner award, is eligible to apply.
  • The fund provides monetary travel awards for deserving graduate students or exceptional undergraduate students to attend the AFS annual meeting.