Robert L. Johnson Memorial Research Grant

Midwest Aquatic Plant Management Society

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Grant amount: Up to US $10,000

Anticipated deadline: Jan 25, 2021

Applicant type: Graduate Student

Funding uses: Research

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: Anywhere in the world

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About this funder:



The Midwest Aquatic Plant Management Society (MAPMS) is currently accepting applications for the Robert L. Johnson Memorial graduate student research grant. Each year MAPMS will consider applications for a graduate student grant of up to $10,000.  Funds are collected through donations, sponsorships and various activities at the annual conference.

Winners will be announced at the annual conference each year, and all recipients are required to present their research findings at the annual conference the following year.

Our Mission Statement:

The purpose of the Midwest Aquatic Plant Management Society (MAPMS) is:

  • To promote sound and appropriate technologies for the management of aquatic resources
  • To provide opportunities for educational advancement
  • To encourage relevant scientific research in the discipline
  • To promote the exchange of information
  • Toxpand and develop public interest in aquatic resources and their sustainable management

Our Vision Statement:

MAPMS vision is to be a relevant, respected, and responsive resource for the Aquatic Resource Management Community

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


  • The research grants will be competitively awarded to qualified graduate students pursuing a degree in aquatic plant management or related field at any accredited university or college, or independent research which contributes to the mission of the Society.
  • MAPMS will consider all applications pertaining to research dealing with aquatic plant management, including ecology or biology of aquatic plants, and chemical, mechanical, or biological control of aquatic weeds.