The OR AFS Carl Bond Memorial Student Scholarship (ID 1571)
- Start Date:
- The Oregon Chapter of the American Fisheries Society offers the Carl Bond Memorial Student Scholarship to honor and continue the legacy of the great Oregon ichthyologist Dr. Carl Bond. This coveted scholarship is awarded periodically (not necessarily annually) at the discretion of the OR AFS Scholarship Committee and ExCom, to reward and encourage outstanding Oregon AFS student members to support work that emphasizes native Oregon fishes in a fashion consistent with Dr. Bond’s legacy (see background below). In recent years the award has been $5,000.
EXPECTATIONS FROM RECIPIENT
Commitment to attend the upcoming Annual Meeting to receive award, if selected
Commitment to present results of work funded by the Carl Bond award at a future Oregon Chapter AFS meeting
Provide a 1-page “Fishery Feature” to the Piscatorial Press relating to your use of scholarship funds and/or fishery experience during the scholarship year.
- The Oregon Chapter of the American Fisheries Society
- Min GPA:
- APPLICANT REQUIREMENTS
-Student member of AFS and Oregon Chapter
-Graduate student in a field of study relevant to fisheries science
-Conducting research directly related to native Oregon fishes
-Minimum 3.5 GPA
-Have not previously won this scholarship
- Special Criteria:
- APPLICATION MATERIALS:
A cover letter that introduces yourself and includes description of the above minimum qualifications
A 1-page CV
A 2-page description of your project, including elements that discuss how the work honors Dr. Bond’s legacy
All graduate school transcripts
Two letters of recommendation, at least one of which must be from a current Oregon Chapter AFS member. These are to be uploaded by the referees following submission of your application. They will be automatically notified at the email address you provide.
A budget that details how you intend to use the funds
Recipient will receive a check and acknowledgement during the Oregon Chapter AFS Annual Meeting.