Undergraduate Scholarship

To recognize an up-and-coming fisheries undergraduate student based on academic and work merit.

Award Details

Amount: $500

  • Check provided to student for the purpose of supporting tuition
  • Free meeting registration for the next Iowa Chapter Annual Meeting

Eligibility Requirements

  • Current membership in the Iowa Chapter of the American Fisheries Society
  • College student studying fisheries, aquatic science, or a related field at an educational institution, pursuing their 2- or 4-year degree
  • At least one summer of field experience in fisheries, aquaculture, or a related field

Preferred Qualifications

  • Current membership in other units of the society (e.g., in a student subunit or the overarching American Fisheries Society [join at www.fisheries.org])
  • Active participation in the Iowa Chapter or other units of AFS
  • High academic performance
  • Attendance at the subsequent Iowa Chapter AFS meeting, where the award will be presented