Student Travel Award Application

The SNEC Student Travel Award provides monetary travel awards for deserving graduate 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. Students are eligible if they are presenting a paper or a poster at the meeting.  The award for 2023 will be determined this winter. It will be to defray the cost of attending the AFS 2023 ANNUAL MEETING in Grand Rapids Michigan from August 20-24.  If the student attends the meeting virtually, the award will be the cost of student virtual registration.

Receipts of registration will be requested.

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

Please use this Application Form.  Completed applications must be received by May 6, 2023 by 5:00PM Eastern Time to be considered. Limit all answers to the space provided. Additional material will not be considered in evaluating applicants.

Direct any questions to Dr. Karina Mrakovcich