Vern Parish Fund Grant

American Livebearer Association

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Anticipated deadline: Mar 16, 2021

Grant amount: US $1,000 - US $2,000

Fields of work: Ichthyology (Fish)

Applicant type: Undergraduate Student, Graduate Student

Funding uses: Research

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: Anywhere in the world

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The American Livebearer Association is pleased to announce the Vern Parish Award for outstanding college and graduate student research in the area of livebearers. 

The Vern Parish Award not only helps to subsidize and to encourage conservation and student research of livebearing fishes but also gives status and visibility to the American Livebearer Association as a legitimate member of and contributor to the hobby and ichthyological communities.

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


  • Applicant eligibility:
    • College or graduate students;
    • Faculty members are encouraged to nominate students conducting research on livebearers;
    • Only one VPF Award application will be accepted per sponsor.