Scholarships in graduate studies
The Crustacean Society annually awards up to six US$1000 scholarships in graduate studies on crustaceans in any of the following fields:
- Biology of large branchiopods (Denton Belk Memorial Scholarship)
- Physiology and reproductive biology
- Ecology and behavioural ecology, population genetics, and behavior
- Eystematics, biogeography, and evolution
- Larvae and development
- Anatomy or paleobiology
Applicants and their faculty sponsor must be a member of The Crustacean Society and be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program.
Student travel awards
The Crustacean Society awards up to ten US$450 awards to support student attendance at Crustacean Society meetings (Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology, mid-year society meeting, or the International Crustacean Congress). Applicants and their faculty sponsor must be a member of The Crustacean Society, be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program, be the presenter of an oral or poster presentation at the Crustacean Society meeting they attend and demonstrate financial need for society support of travel to the meeting.
Early-career, post-Ph.D. travel awards
The Crustacean Society will award up to three US$1500 travel grants for early-career researchers with a Ph.D. awarded within 5 years of the application deadline. Extension of up to 8 years post-Ph.D. will be considered at the discretion of the Program Officer for applicants having taken a career break for family reasons. The grants shall cover travel to present results of their research in any field of study involving crustaceans at a Crustacean Society meeting (Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology, mid-year society meeting, or the International Crustacean Congress). The applicant must be a current member of The Crustacean Society at the time of application.
The closing date for all awards is 31 March 2017. Contact Dr. Joanne Taylor (email@example.com) for more information. She is traveling until about Jan. 20, 2017; in the meantime, contact Mary Belk for forms (firstname.lastname@example.org).