Scholarships and Grants

Opportunities for scholarships and travel awards

  • See information on 2019 Travel Awards here.


  • Center for Aquatic Biology and Aquaculture (CABA), University of California Davis 2019 Scholarships. The Center for Aquatic Biology and Aquaculture is delighted to announce the Wisecarver Memorial Scholarship from Diablo Valley Flyfishermen.  This $2,500 scholarship will be awarded to one graduate student whose  research is focused on fisheries biology and/or riparian or limnetic ecology.  A preference will be given to research on a sport‐related fish species. Please see the instructions if you are interested in applying.  The application due date is Friday, March 1, 2019.  This application can also be found on the Center for Aquatic Biology and Aquaculture Website (  If you have any questions, please contact David Roche at
  • AFS Western Division Graduate-Level Student Scholarships – The Western Division is pleased to announce that applications for its graduate-level student scholarships are now being solicited.  The Eugene Maughan Graduate Student Scholarship fund provides up to $5,000 annually to masters or doctoral students in the general area of fisheries science with one to three awards to individual students.  Beginning in 2002, the Sustainable Fisheries Foundation established the William Trachtenberg Memorial Scholarship Fund, which augments the Western Division scholarship program.  This fund provides up to $600 annually to a graduate-level student conducting studies on fisheries sustainability.  Applications for the Western Division scholarship program will automatically be considered for the Sustainable Fisheries Foundation scholarship program as well.  An award committee of five fisheries scientists from the Western Division will make the decision regarding the award of scholarships from both programs.  See the application form here. The application package should be sent electronically (or postmarked) no later than May 31, 2019 to Bob Gresswell, Western Division Scholarship Award Committee, 226 Silver Cloud Cir, Bozeman, MT  59715, C:  (406) 570-1486,


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