Monday, February 4, 2013

Skinner award application

Grad students,

Abstracts for the national meeting in Little Rock are due March 15th.
Be sure to apply for the 2013 Skinner award for travel support!

John E. Skinner Memorial Fund Award
The John E. Skinner Memorial Fund was established in memory of John Skinner, former California-Nevada Chapter and Western Division AFS President.  The fund provides monetary travel awards (up to $800 per award) for deserving graduate students or exceptional undergraduate students to attend the AFS annual meeting.  The 2013 meeting will be held in Little Rock, Arkansas, September 8th-12th.
Any student who is active in fisheries or related aquatic disciplines is eligible to apply.  Awardees are chosen by a committee of the AFS Education Section.  Selection is based on academic qualifications, professional service, and reasons for attending the meeting.  In addition to travel assistance to attend the AFS annual meeting, award recipients will also receive a one-year paid membership to the American Fisheries Society.
Applications forms for 2013 for the student and advisor (separate forms) are available at

Completed applications (for both student and advisor) must be received no later than April 1, 2013.Contact: Dan J. Daugherty, Committee Chair Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Heart of the Hills Fisheries Science Center 5103 Junction Hwy.
Mountain Home, TX 78058
Phone: (830) 866-3356 x 211
Fax: (830) 866-3549

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