Genetics Travel Award

Travel Award for Genetics Students

WDAFS 2017 – Missoula, MT

Award Information


We will provide $400 funding for a graduate student to attend the Western Division of the American Fisheries Society meeting in Missoula, Montana from May 22nd – 25th 2017 and present in a Genetics Symposium organized by Fred Allendorf and Ryan Kovach. This funding is to be used to help offset the cost of lodging and transportation to the meeting.

Application Deadline

March 3, 2017


Any graduate student that is a dues paying member of the American Fisheries Society Genetics Section will be considered.

Award Amount



Please send the following material in an email as a single PDF file to Ryan Kovach by March 3, 2017.

  • Letter of interest stating why you would like to attend the meeting and present in the Genetics Symposium
  • Proposed presentation title and abstract
  • Curriculum Vitae (max 2 pages)


Send questions regarding the travel grant or applications to Ryan Kovach