2024 SNEC Student Travel Award Announcement

The SNEC Student Travel Award provides monetary travel awards for deserving graduate students and undergraduate students to make an oral or poster presentation at the American Fisheries Society (AFS) annual meeting. Any student who is active in fisheries or related aquatic disciplines, is presenting a paper or poster at the AFS annual meeting, and has not received this award previously is eligible to apply. The awardee is chosen by the SNEC Education Committee and the SNEC Board of Directors. Selection is based on academic qualifications, professional service, and recommendation from advisor. The deadline for submitting the travel award application is May 13, 2024 at 5:00 PM (ET). The award in 2024, which will be determined this summer, will be at least $1,200 to defray the cost of attending the AFS 154th Annual Meeting in Honolulu, Hawaii, from September 15-19.

One week after the meeting, the awardee must submit a short report describing positive outcomes of attendance to [email protected]. This report will be posted in our website and included in our newsletter to communicate with other students about benefits of attending professional meetings.

Use the application form in the SNEC website (linked below) to apply for the Southern New England Chapter of the American Fisheries Society Student Travel Award https://snec.fisheries.org/wp-content/uploads/2024/03/SNEC_Student_Travel_Award_Application_2024-1.pdf

Questions can be directed to Tracy Maynard at [email protected]