Melbourne R. Carriker Student Research Grant

National Shellfisheries Association


Grant amount: US $1,250

Anticipated deadline: Nov 1, 2018

Applicant type: Graduate Student

Funding uses: 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

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Overview:

Founded in 1908, The National Shellfisheries Association is an international organization of scientists, management officials and members of industry, all concerned with the biology, ecology, production, economics and management of shellfish resources - clams, oysters, mussels, scallops, snails, shrimp, lobsters, crabs, among many other species of importance.

Melbourne R. Carriker Student Research Grant

The Melbourne R. Carriker Student Research Grant is a competitive grant that is awarded annually to recognize a student's excellence in the area of shellfish research. The Melbourne R. Carriker Student Research Grant is named in honor of one of the Association's most distinguished past Presidents and the person who formalized the regular publication of the society meeting notes as the Proceedings of the National Shellfisheries Association.

The award is a competitive grant program to which NSA student members can apply for a $1,250 grant for non-travel related expenses associated with undertaking their Master's thesis or Ph.D. dissertation research.

Note: Students may apply to all 3 National Shellfisheries Association Student Research grants, but may not submit the same application to each award. The awards support different types of research. Hence, duplicate applications may not be considered for either award.

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

Eligibility:

  • The applicant must be a student member in good standing of the National Shellfisheries Association and currently enrolled as a Master’s or Ph.D. student in a recognized degree granting institution anywhere in the world.

You must be a member of this organization to apply for this award - become a member. The applicant must be a student member in good standing of the National Shellfisheries Association.

Ineligibility:

  • Students who have previously been awarded a Student Research Grant are not eligible to apply for that grant again. 
  • Funds are neither intended to allow purchase of general items, such as computers, nor to fund travel expenses associated with attending professional meetings. 
  • No institutional overhead can be charged on these funds.