The John E. Skinner Memorial Fund provides monetary travel awards for deserving graduate students and exceptional undergraduate students to attend the AFS annual meeting. The 2017 meeting will be held in Tampa, Florida, August 20-24.
Any student who is active in fisheries or related aquatic disciplines is eligible to apply. Selection is based on academic qualifications, professional service, and reasons for attending the 2017 meeting. Travel support (up to $800 per award) will be made available to winners. Award winners will also receive a one year paid membership to the American Fisheries Society.
Student and mentor applications can be found at: https://fisheries.org/about/awards-recognition/call-for-award-nominations-section-awards/john-e-skinner-memorial-fund-award/ and must be emailed to Julianne Harris ([email protected]) by April 1, 2017.