NANFA To Again Award Up To $1000 For Conservation Research
The North American Native Fishes Association (NANFA) will again award up to $1000 for research that can aid the conservation of North America's native fishes, particularly those that are threatened or endangered. Professionals and hobbyists are all eligible for the award.
In 2007, a minimum of $1000 will be awarded to the most qualified applicant or applicants. The award may also be divided among one or more individuals.
NANFA’s quarterly journal, American Currents, features articles by both professionals
and hobbyists. A free copy of American Currents is available at the organization's website, http://www.nanfa.org. Award recipients will be asked to describe their research findings in a non-technical article for American Currents, and are invited to present their findings at the NANFA Annual Convention.
To qualify for the award, applicants must submit to NANFA a proposal of two double-spaced pages, a budget and timeline for the research, a one-page resume, and a letter of recommendation from an academic professor, research advisor or someone familiar with the applicant's background and research history. Applicant must also be a member of
NANFA and can opt to join when they submit their proposals. The deadline for applying is January 20, 2007. The award decision will be announced by March 31, 2007. Additional details on the award are available from NANFA's website, http://www.nanfa.org.
Questions about the award may be addressed to Dr. Bruce Stallsmith, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL 35899. Dr. Stallsmith may also be contacted by telephone at 256-824-6992 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
NANFA Conservation Research Grant, 2007
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