Monday, October 7, 2019

NCD Walleye Technical Committee Student Travel Award

The Walleye Technical Committee is now seeking applications for our 
annual student travel grant: the Sander Award
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Purpose: To financially assist a student conducting research of interest to the Walleye Technical Committee (WTC).
Description: A travel grant of $200 from the WTC of the North Central Division of the American Fisheries Society
for a student to attend the Midwest Fish and Wildlife Conference.
Eligibility Criteria: The recipient of this award must be a student who is currently enrolled in a college or
university for a degree program. Preference will be given to those involved in research of interest to the WTC.
Documentation required: An application letter that includes: student’s name, address, telephone number,
educational institution, department, degree level, a short description of current research, reasons for
attending the meeting (paper or poster presentation, pertinent paper session, sub-unit business and/or technical
meetings), and reasons why financial assistance is needed.
Selection Criteria: The Operations Subcommittee of the WTC will evaluate applicants based on the following
a. AFS involvement (reasons for attending the meeting).
b. Relevance of research to the goals of the WTC.
Frequency of Award: The WTC will select one recipient each year.
Deadline: The deadline for receipt of completed applications by the Chair of the WTC is November 1st, 2019.

E-mail application materials to: Mark Ermer at