Melbourne R. Carriker Student Research Awards in Malacology

American Malacological Society

Grant amount: Up to US $1,000

Anticipated deadline: May 1, 2018

Applicant type: Undergraduate Student 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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The Melbourne R. Carriker Student Research Grants are intended to support thesis or dissertation research involving mollusks conducted by a student enrolled in an advanced degree program, although undergraduate students are also eligible. The sponsored research is expected to result in a peer-reviewed publication.

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


  • The application must focus on a topic in malacology (e.g., parasite studies should focus on the molluscan side of the interaction). 

You must be a member of this organization to apply for this award - become a member. Any member of AMS who is a student in good standing (full-time or part-time) in a degree granting program at a college or university is eligible to apply.


  • Institutional overhead is not permitted.