Steven Berkeley Marine Conservation Fellowship

American Fisheries Society


Grant amount: US $10,000

Anticipated deadline: Feb 1, 2019

Applicant type: Graduate Student

Funding uses: Fellowship

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

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Overview:

This fellowship was created by AFS in 2007 to honor the memory of Steven Berkeley, a dedicated fisheries scientist with a passionate interest in integrating the fields of marine ecology, conservation biology, and fisheries science to improve fisheries management. Steve was a long-time member of AFS and a member of the first Board of Directors of the Fisheries Conservation Foundation. The fellowship comprises a competitively based $10,000 award to a graduate student actively engaged in thesis research relevant to marine conservation. Research topics may address any aspect of conservation; a focus on fisheries issues is not required.

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

Eligibility:

  • The applicant must be a student officially accepted or currently enrolled in a M.S. or Ph.D. program.
  • Students from all countries are eligible to apply.
  • This Fellowship is for graduate student actively engaged in thesis research relevant to marine conservation.
    • A focus on fisheries issues is not required. 

You must be a member of this organization to apply for this award - become a member. The student must be a member of AFS in good standing; membership can be obtained at the time of application submission.