Student Travel Award Opportunity!
The Introduced Fish Section will be offering a Student Travel Award for the upcoming AFS meeting in Minnesota. The information can be found at http://www.fisheriessociety.org/introduced/index.html under "awards."
Student reviewers needed
The AFS Journals are always in need of volunteers to serve as manuscript reviewers, and serving as a reviewer is an excellent way for students to learn the intricacies of scientific writing. If you are interested in becoming a student reviewer, for an AFS journal, click here.
2012 Undergraduate Travel Award from the Student Subsection of the Education Section
Applications Due July 27, 2012.
The Student Subsection of the Education Section of the American Fisheries Society (AFS) is currently seeking applicants to apply for the 2012 Student Subsection of the Education Section of the American Fisheries Society Undergraduate Travel Award. The Undergraduate Travel Award is designed to introduce undergraduate students to AFS at the Parent Society level and increase participation of undergraduate students in AFS.
Undergraduate Travel Awards will be awarded to support undergraduate student attendance at the 2012 annual AFS meeting in Minneapolis, MN, August 19-23, 2012. The Undergraduate Travel Award will provide registration for the annual meeting and membership to the parent society AFS.
Selection of awardees will be based on rationale for attending the meeting and professional promise in aquatic sciences and education. Recipients will be expected to attend all student related activities at the annual meeting including, but not limited to, the student colloquium, Education Section and Student Subsection business meetings, and student-mentor social. This award provides a great opportunity for undergraduate students to meet and network with peers and professionals within AFS, and to immerse themselves in aquatic science and research that is being conducted by other society members. Completed applications must be received no later than July 27, 2012. Applicants must be an undergraduate at the time of the Annual Meeting. Applicants who anticipate graduating prior to the Annual Meeting will not be considered.
AFS/Sea Grant Outstanding Student Presentation Award and AFS Outstanding Student Poster Award
Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, Minnesota
These awards are given to students who present the best student paper and poster at the annual meeting of AFS. Students receive a plaque and a monetary award, and are recognized by AFS. All student presenters are eligible for this award. After each annual meeting, students receive valuable feedback about their presentations from their peers.
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