Travel Awards 2019 – Applications due Feb. 8

The application period for the AFS California-Nevada Chapter (Cal-Neva) Travel Awards is now open! Travel support of up to $500.00 will be made available for up to two successful applicants for 2019.  The awards provide monetary support for deserving applicants to support their attendance of conferences, annual meetings, or workshops. Applicants who are active in fisheries, environmental sciences and management, or related aquatic disciplines are eligible to apply.  The Cal-Neva Executive Committee members will select up to two awardees.  Selection is based on academic qualifications, professional service, and reasons for travel.  Criteria for selection will give preference to for applicants who are AFS members of good standing, who are presenting their research or attending trainings essential to their development, and establish financial need. There are two parts to the application. The applicant fills out Part I of the form.  Part II of the application is a separate document and should be completed by the applicant’s academic advisor or employer. The advisor/employer will need to send Part II of the form separately from the applicant.  Completed applications must be received no later than February 8, 2019 at 5:00 pm PST.  Get more information here.