The Recruits Page

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Grants in Aid for NSA Student Members:

  • The Melbourne R. Carriker Student Research Grant (currently $1,250 US) is a competitive grant that is awarded annually to support a student’s research project in any area of shellfisheries. Applications are due November 30 annually. Click here for application information.
  • The Michael Castagna Student Grant for Applied Research (currently $1,250 US) is a competitive grant that is awarded annually to support a student’s research project in the area of applied shellfisheries. The practical, applied aspects of the research should be highlighted. Applications are due November 30 annually. Click here for application information.
  • The George R. Abbe Student Research Grant (currently $1,250) is a competitive grant that is awarded annually to support a student's research project in the areas of crustacean biology and fisheries management.  Applications due November 30 annually.  Click here for application information. 
  • SEF Student Presentation and Travel Awards provide registration waivers or shared lodging at NSA Annual Meetings to students presenting their research. Recipients help with registration, the NSA sales booth, A/V, or other activities at the meeting which provides additional opportunities to interact with members and meet some of the leaders in the field of shellfisheries. Click here for application information.

NSA Student Awards:

Judging guidelines for the Nelson and Gunter awards are available here.

For more information, contact the Recruits Co-Chairs

maria.rosa@uconn.edu
hlane12@umd.edu