American Elasmobranch Society: Diversity Membership Initiative
Young Professional Recruitment Fund
The American Elasmobranch Society, the world’s oldest and largest professional society focusing on the scientific study and management of sharks and their relatives, is now welcoming applications for the 2nd year of our Young Professional Recruitment Fund diversity initiative. Awardees will be given one year of Society membership, in addition to specialized professional development training, mentorship, and networking opportunities specific to their needs as scientists and professionals from developing nations or historically underrepresented minority groups.
To be eligible for the Young Professional Recruitment Fund, applicants must fill out the application linked below and demonstrate that they:
- Have a demonstrated professional interest in the scientific study or management of elasmobranch fishes (to be described in your application essay); and
- Are an undergraduate, graduate student, postdoctoral researcher, early career researcher, or management professional within 5 years of earning their graduate degree; and
- Are a representative of a historically underrepresented group in marine science (including ethnic/racial minorities and women), and/or perform your research in a developing nation.
- Are not a current member of the American Elasmobranch Society and have not been a member in the past.
Applications are due by 5 P.M. U.S. eastern standard time on Tuesday, November 15th. All winners will be notified by Friday, December 16th.
Learn more: elasmo.org/young-professional-recruitment-fund
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last updated 4-Oct-2016