2019 Skinner Travel Fund Nominations
The AFS Education Section is excited to announce the 2019 Skinner Award Nominations!
The John E. Skinner Memorial Fund provides monetary travel awards for deserving graduate students and exceptional undergraduate students to attend the American Fisheries Society annual meeting. The 2019 meeting will be held in Reno, Nevada, September 29 to October 3.
Any student who is active in fisheries or related aquatic disciplines and has not previously won a full Skinner Award is eligible to apply. Selection is based on academic qualifications, professional service, and reasons for attending the 2019 American Fisheries Society 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.
Students and mentors must apply online. 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/ Applications must be completed by April 1, 2019, to be considered for the Skinner Award.
If you have any questions about the 2019 Skinner Award, please contact Julie at [email protected].
Julie Harris, Skinner Award Chair