2024 Semi-Annual Travel Award – Applications Open!

Semi Annual Travel Award

The AFS California-Nevada Chapter (Cal-Neva) Semi Annual Travel Award provides monetary awards for deserving student or young professional applicants to support their attendance of conferences, annual meetings, or workshops.  For 2024, this award will support attending conferences or trainings that are AFS or fisheries related.

Any member of the AFS who is active in fisheries, environmental sciences and management, or related aquatic disciplines is eligible to apply.  The Cal-Neva Executive Committee members will select up to 2 awardees.  Selection is based on academic qualifications, professional service, and reasons for attending the event.  Criteria for selection will differ to applicants that are AFS members of good standing, who are presenting their research or attending trainings essential to their development, and establish financial need. Funding support of up to $750.00 will be made available for up to 2 successful applicants for the 2nd half of 2024. In addition, all awardees must submit an article to the AFS newsletter, Pisces summarizing the event which was identified for being the reason for travel no later than 1 month after the event. The event must occur before January 1, 2025.

Both part I (professional form) and part II (employer form) of the completed application must be received no later than July 31, 2024 at 5:00pm PST.  Note that part I and II of the application are separate documents.  This is Part I of the application and should be filled out by the applicant.  Limit all answers to the space provided.  Additional material will not be considered in evaluating applicants. Please complete the form and email as an attachment to [email protected].